The Festival for boys

I couldn’t write about the event on May 5th last month!   May 5th is the holiday in Japan called “kodomo no hi(the day for children)”. The day is also called “tango no sekku,” and people who have a little boy celebrate their growth and health. They set a long pole and raise koi-nobori(giant streamers … [Read more…]

Hina-matsuri-Japanese Dolls Festival

On 3th March people celebrate happiness and growth of girls and decorate their houses with dolls called “O-hina-sama“. The festival called “hina-mastsuri” or “momo(peach blossom)-no–sekku“. Some people celebrate hina-matsuri on 3th April. Some hold annual or seasonal events on the day of a month later like that, the date based on the old calendar(the lunisolar … [Read more…]