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The story behind Peace Statue in Nagasaki/長崎平和祈念像の舞台裏

Urakami Cathedral destroyed by the second atomic bomb in Nagasaki, 長崎の原爆で破壊された浦上天主堂 August 9 in 1945 was the day whe...
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Fire to pray for Peace/平和の火

Peace Tower in Hoshino, Yame city, Fukuoka 日本語は英語の後にあります。 August 6 was a truly significant day in the world becau...
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Ooharai: Unique Purification Practice Around the End of June/大祓い-茅の輪くぐり

It passes almost half of the year.How is your 2022 so far? Here in Japan, there is a unique practice called "Ooh...
2022.07.04
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Golden Week and Children’s Day/ゴールデンウィークとこどもの日

Miniature suits of armor called " Yoroi" We are on a long holiday called, the Golden week that starts from April 29 ...
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What do Japanese people do on Spring Equinox Day?/春分の日は何をする日。

Botamochi offering to ancestors at home altar. Here in Japan, Spring Equinox Day is a holiday. So is the Autumnal Eq...
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Emperor’s Birthday/天皇誕生日

The view of a part of the Imperial Palace Emperor Naruhito’s birthday falls on February 23rd, which is a national ho...
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It’s better to eat newly harvested rice right after Labor Thanksgiving Day./新米は勤労感謝の日の後に

The offerings sent from all over Japan were displayed in the premises of Meiji Jingu, a Shinto Shrine.  Labor Thanks...
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Culture Day/文化の日

日本語は英語の下にあります。Do you know what kind of holiday that falls on November third? According to the law, the national ...
2021.11.16
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Dolls festival/雛祭り-What’s TODAY?- no.4-

Hina dolls (the Emperor, the Empress and three court ladies) that my grandparents gave me A traditionalevent,called“...
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Emperor’s Birthday/天皇誕生日-What’s TODAY?- no.3-

Chrysanthemum with 16 petals is the Emperor's family crest. The Emperor’s birthday is one of our important national ...
2021.03.03