[Japan of May]

In May, it is very comfortable season.

Became in May.

Japanese climate is good season for tourist.
And the flowers of “fuji” (wisteria) and the azalea become in full bloom.

Japanese people feel very new mood in May.

1) Golden Week (5/3-5/5).
Every 5/3, 5/4, 5/5 is national holiday.
Most companies will make the long vacation in that holidays.
Its name is “Golden Week”. This year Golden Week is from Wednesday to Friday. It will be a 5-day long vacation including weekends.

2) Constitution Memorial Day (5/3).
It is a holiday established in commemoration of the Constitution of Japan. It had been enforced on May 3, 1947.

3) Greenery Day (5/4).
It was called “People’s Day” in the Showa era.
However, now is “Greenery Day”. Its name was changed after the Emperor Showa was passed away.

4) Children’s Day (5/5)
This is a holiday that was enacted in 1948.
We decorate the “Carp streamer” and “Armor helmet”.

5) Mother’s Day (second Sunday).
This day is the taking care of your mother. It is the day that represents the gratitude to the mother.
In Japan, it is common to present a carnation.

In May, it is very comfortable season.
Various events are held in all over Japan.
In addition, the traditional festival will be held.

Let’s enjoy a refreshing May!

Golden Week (5/3-5/5)  Children’s Day (5/5) Mother’s Day (second Sunday)