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Japanese Annual Events. 日本の年中ぎょうじ. おもな ぎょうじ. おしょうがつ ( oshoogatsu). New Year’s Holiday For the Japanese people the New Year’s holiday is the most important of all the annual celebrations. せつぶん ( setsubun). Bean-Throwing Ceremony

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Japanese Annual Events

日本の年中ぎょうじ


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おもな ぎょうじ


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おしょうがつ(oshoogatsu)

  • New Year’s Holiday

  • For the Japanese people the New Year’s holiday is the most important of all the annual celebrations.


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せつぶん(setsubun)

  • Bean-Throwing Ceremony

  • The day before the beginning of spring (old Japanese calendar). Japanese people throw roasted soy beans to drive away ONI(bad luck).


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ひなまつり(hinamatsuri)

  • Girl’s Day Festival

  • This festival is held to pray for the girl’s growth and happiness.


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こどものひ(kodomonohi)

  • Children’s Day

  • (Tango no Sekku)

  • In olden times, this festival was held to pray for the boy’s growth, happiness, and success.

  • Now, all children are celebrated for their growth and happiness on this day.


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たなばた(Tanabata)

  • Star Festival

    (Japanese and Chinese beliefs)

  • On July 7th, people write their wishes on the colored paper strips and attach them to the bamboo branches.


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(お)ぼん (obon)

  • Bon Festival

  • (Buddhist event)

  • This festival is held from August 13th through 15th.

  • It is dedicated to the spirits of ancestors.

  • Also, around this time many places hold bon odori (Japanese folk dance).


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しちごさん(shichi-go-san)

  • ( 7-5-3 Festival)

  • This celebration is for 3 and 5 year old boys and for 3 and 7 year old girls.

  • Parents take their sons and daughters to a shrine to pray for their health and growth.

  • Children receive special candy called “Chitose ame.”


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