[ Japan of April ]

Became in April

Became in April
Japanese people feel very new mood in April.
What kinds of event will there be in April?
1) April Fool (4/1)
April Fool’s Day has been popular all over the world.
Of course we enjoy in Japan, too.

2)The entrance ceremony, the initiation ceremony
Japan’s school year and many company’s new year begins in April.
So, in April we hold the entrance ceremony and the initiation ceremony.

3) “Ohanami” (cherry-blossom viewing)
In April, Japan is in the middle of the spring.
A lot of flowers bloom.
The cherry blossoms are full bloom in all over the Japan.
There are a lot of people enjoying the party while watching many flowers in the parks.

4) Showa’s Day(4/29)
This day is one of the holiday from the previous, which was named “Emperor Showa’s birthday.”
However, Emperor Showa was passed away. So that name changed “Greenery Day”.
The reason is do not seem to forget the times called Showa.

In April, it begins to bloom a lot of flowers.
People also change to the thin spring jacket from thick coat, and we will be cheerful mood.
Let’s enjoy the spring in April!

The entrance ceremony  “Ohanami” (cherry-blossom viewing)