Happy Children’s Day!

Celebrating Children’s Day in Japan

May 5 is Children’s Day, when families celebrate the healthy growth and happiness of children. It became a national holiday in 1948, but it has been a day of celebration in Japan since ancient times.
The fifth day of the fifth month was traditionally called Tango no Sekku and was a festival for boys. Girls have their own festival, called Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival), held on the third day of the third month.

Japan’s Children’s Day Celebration

JAPAN: Kodomo no Hi

Kodomo No Hi, or Children’s Day, is a holiday dedicated to the health and happiness of children in Japan. It’s the last day of the Golden Week holiday.

Kodomo no hi: Children’s Day Celebration

Kodomo No Hi: Children’s Day in Japan

A Golden Week at home in the midst of COVID-19

Children’s Day (こどもの日): All About this “Double Fifth” Holiday

Children’s Day (Boys’ Day) & 10 Recipes to Celebrate こどもの日 (端午の節句)

Explore this Ancient Culture of Japan.

Japanese Holidays:子供の日 Kodomo no hi, Childrens Day or Boys’ Day

Kodomo no Hi: Children’s Day in Japan

KODOMO NO HI: 🎏 Le jour des garçons et Koinobori au Japon

What is Golden Week and why does it matter?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.