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Children’s Day (Japan)

Begins
2019-05-05 00:00:00
Ends
2019-05-05 23:59:59

Children's Day - JAPAN

Children’s day is a Japanese national holiday which takes place annually on May 5, the fifth day of the fifth month, and is part of Golden Week. It is a day set aside to respect children's personalities and to celebrate their happiness.

Koinobori are carp-looking wind socks that Japanese people hang up to decorate during this holiday time.

Activities :

Design and make fans (with cherry blossom design, stripes and other images )

Important festivals and customs, language and clothes 

Turn home area into Japanese home (Japanese newspapers, Japanese food cartons, chopsticks etc, put china tea set out on low table for a Japanese tea ceremony, put slippers in home area and get children to take off their shoes as they enter and put slippers on ).

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