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Japanese celebrations

Japanese celebrations are very diverse and there are a lot of different celebrations throughout the year. Besides the most major celebrations, there are many regional Japanese celebrations as well. On this page we have attempted to collect and introduce you the most important ones:

Date of celebration English name Japanese name Japanese kanji PH
1st of January New Year Shougatsu 正月 Yes
2nd Monday of January Coming of Age Seijin no hi 成人の日 Yes
3rd of February The last day of winter Setsubun 節分 No
11th of February National Foundation Day Kenkoku kinenbi 建国記念日 Yes
14th of February Valentine's Day same バレンタイン No
3rd of March Doll's Festival Hinamatsuri 雛祭り No
14th of March White Day same ホワイトデー No
20th of March Spring Equinox Day Shunbun no hi 春分の日 Yes
29th of April Showa Day Shouwa no hi 昭和の日 Yes
3rd of May Constitution Day Kenpou kinenbi 憲法記念日 Yes
4th of May Greenery Day Midori no hi みどりの日 Yes
5th of May Children's Day Kodomo no hi こどもの日 Yes
7th of July Star Festival Tanabata 七夕 No
3rd Monday of July Ocean Day Umi no hi 海の日 Yes
13-15th of August Obon same お盆 No
3rd Monday of September Respect for the Aged Day Keirou no hi 敬老の日 Yes
Around the 23rd of September Autumn Equinox Day Shuubun no hi 秋分の日 Yes
2nd Monday of October Sports and Health Day Taiiku no hi 体育の日 Yes
3rd of November Culture Day Bunka no hi 文化の日 Yes
15th of November Seven-Five-Three Shichi gou san 七五三 No
23th of November Labor Thanksgiving Day Kinrou kansha no hi 勤労感謝の日 Yes
23th of December Emperor's Birthday Tenno tanjoubi 天皇誕生日 Yes
24-25th of December Christmas same クリスマス No
31st of December New Year's Eve Omisoka お三十日 No

The ones that are marked in grey are not officially recognized Japanese public holidays!

Most of the Japanese celebrations have their origins deep in Japanese culture and the roots of some celebrations can even be traced back to Chinese culture. Many of these Japanese festivities have either Shinto, or Buddhist origins from where they have developed into their current form, they are a method for keeping religion alive. Some of them could be connected with Omatsuri, festivals where usually a considerable number of people celebrate a special event together. Japanese celebrations are fun, exciting, unique and some of them are even a trifle strange for Westerners. Rituals are often performed on Japanese celebrations to summon good spirits, ward off evil demons or bad luck, to honour someone or something and to express gratitude. Japanese people love celebrations, which is the reason why there are so many such occasions. If you visit Japan, don't forget to take part on some of the authentic Japanese celebrations and to collect some unforgettable memories! Check out the description of these traditional Japanese holidays if you would like to know more about them!


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Medium masu 85×85×47 60×60×37 4.15 3.75 3.65 3.55
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Large masu 143×143×75 119×119×64 16.75 11.75 11.25 10.75
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Extra-large masu 175×175×92 150×150×79 22.25 16.25 15.50 14.75

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We are shipping masu cups to customers both in Japan and worldwide!

The Masu selling company is shipping masu cups to customers both in Japan and worldwide. Recently we are getting more and more orders from not just individuals, but organizations, Japanese restaurants, international companies making a business opening celebrations Japanese style by opening a barrel of sake and drinking its contents from masu cups. An excellent way of drinking Japanese sake is to do it from a freshly made masu cup. That may be the reason why Japanese people cherish a rather intimate connection with these small wooden cups from the old times. We would like to share the best parts of traditional Japanese culture with as much people around the globe as possible.


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