Posts Tagged ‘ holiday ’

Kodomo No Hi

May 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Events

Kodomo No Hi is celebrate annually on May 5th in Japan.  The  day was known as Boy’s Day until 1948 when was declared a national holiday and was renamed “Children’s Day”.  Today families pray for the health, strength and future success of their children, both boys and girls, on this holiday that is one of […]

Marshmallows for White Day in Japan

Mar 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Lifestyle

White Day is a holiday that originated  in Japan and is the country’s answer to Valentine’s Day.  Women in Japan are the only ones giving the gifts on Valentine’s day but on White Day, celebrated each March 14th, the men reciprocate. So what’s a guy to give his honmei (true sweetheart) on White Day?  Traditionally […]