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Autumn events in Japan 2

Typically, Japanese schools divide students into red and white teams and compete for scores. In the third of November, there is a national holiday called Culture day. And the third of November was originally celebrated as the birthday of the Emperor Meiji.
It was also the day the Japanese Constitution was promulgated. To commemorate these two events, November 3 was established as a national holiday. Culture Day means “”to love freedom, to love peace and to promote culture””. It is also a day to award people who have contributed to Japanese, and the emperor confer the Cultural Merit Award at the Imperial Palace award. Shichi-go-san literally means “”7-5-3″”. When a child reaches this age, they are taken by their parents or grandparents to a neighborhood shrine on the 15 of November to grow It is celebrated during the Shichigosan Festival. Originally, it was a custom held in samurai and noble families, but since the Edo period, it has been held in ordinary households as well. The girls, reached 3 and 7 years old, and the boys, reached 3 and 5 years old, respectively, are wearing traditional kimonos. They are dressed in Girls wear a long-sleeved kimono and boys carry a haori, hakama and a model sword. At shrines, people give thanks for the health of our children and pray for their future happiness and health.

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