Ying (4) Prawpeth (7)
Ploy (8) Prem (9)
 Every

year, on the second Monday of January,
Japanese people celebrate the coming of age of
those men and women who hav...
 Setsubun

occurs on the 3rd of February. On the
evening of this day, people scatter soy beans
both inside and outside th...
 Celebrated

on March 3. The 3rd March families
with girls wish their daughters a successful and
happy life. Dolls are di...
 The

5th May is the day that marks the growing
up of boys. Homes with boys display dolls and fly
carp streamers. Chimaki...
 The

Star Festival occurs on 7th July. People will
write their wishes on strips of poetry paper of
various colors, hang ...
 15th

November is the day to pray for the growth
of children. Usually the celebrations involve boys
and girls of ages th...
 Festival

• The day that people condense together and

celebrate
 Scatter

• to throw some thing (small things ex:bean)...
 http://www.city.hamamatsu.shizuoka.jp/hamaeng

/02life/02_6.html
 http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2062.html
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Special days in Japan

  1. 1. Ying (4) Prawpeth (7) Ploy (8) Prem (9)
  2. 2.  Every year, on the second Monday of January, Japanese people celebrate the coming of age of those men and women who have turned 20 since the previous year.
  3. 3.  Setsubun occurs on the 3rd of February. On the evening of this day, people scatter soy beans both inside and outside their homes while yelling, “Out with the devil! In with happiness!”. To pray for good health for the year. *scatter: to throw some thing (small things ex:bean)
  4. 4.  Celebrated on March 3. The 3rd March families with girls wish their daughters a successful and happy life. Dolls are display in the house together with peach blossom.
  5. 5.  The 5th May is the day that marks the growing up of boys. Homes with boys display dolls and fly carp streamers. Chimaki (dumplings wrapped in bamboo leaves) and Kashiwa-mochi (rice cakes wrapped in oak leaves) are eaten. *dumpling: the boiled dough
  6. 6.  The Star Festival occurs on 7th July. People will write their wishes on strips of poetry paper of various colors, hang them off bamboo leaves and then decorate their gardens with them. * hang them off : to hang something
  7. 7.  15th November is the day to pray for the growth of children. Usually the celebrations involve boys and girls of ages three and five. Parents and children will dressed in the best clothes to visit temples.
  8. 8.  Festival • The day that people condense together and celebrate  Scatter • to throw some thing (small things ex:bean)  hang them off • to hang something  Dumpling • the boiled dough
  9. 9.  http://www.city.hamamatsu.shizuoka.jp/hamaeng /02life/02_6.html  http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2062.html

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