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Celebrating Shunbun No Hi in Japan

Mar 18th, 2009 | By | Category: History & Culture

Shunbun no hi is the holiday celebrating the spring equinox in Japan is part of a seven day period known as Haru no Higan (Spring Higan).  On Shunbun no hi (March 20th in 2009), the hours of light equal those of the of darkness and it is a time to mark the changing of the […]