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Japan : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

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  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Monday july 1, 2024May Grand Sumo TournamentSports events
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    Sunday july 7, 2024Star FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Saturday july 13, 2024Festival of SoulsEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday july 14, 2024Festival of SoulsEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday july 14, 2024July Grand Sumo TournamentSports events
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    Monday july 15, 2024Festival of SoulsEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday july 15, 2024Navy Day (Umi no hi)Secular holiday
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    Saturday july 20, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday july 26, 2024Fuji Rock FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Tuesday august 6, 2024Hiroshima Peace Festival (Hiroshima only)Events, celebrations...
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    Friday august 9, 2024Memorial Day (Nagazaki only)Events, celebrations...
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    Sunday august 11, 2024Mountain DaySecular holiday
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    Monday august 12, 2024Mountain DaySecular holiday
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    Monday september 2, 2024Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday september 16, 2024Respect for the Aged Day (Keiro no hi)Secular holiday
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    Sunday september 22, 2024September Grand Sumo TournamentSports events
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    Monday september 23, 2024Fall Equinox (Shubun no hi )Shinto
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    Thursday september 26, 2024Japan Open Tennis ChampionshipsSports events
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    Sunday october 6, 2024Motorcycle Grand PrixSports events
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    Monday october 14, 2024Physical Fitness Day (Taiiku no hi )Secular holiday
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    Friday october 25, 2024Autumn holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday october 28, 2024Tokyo International Film FestivalEvents, celebrations...
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    Sunday november 3, 2024National Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)Secular holiday
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    Monday november 4, 2024Autumn holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday november 4, 2024National Culture Day (forwarded to Monday)Secular holiday
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    Friday november 15, 2024Seven-Five-ThreeEvents, celebrations...
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    Thursday november 21, 2024Rally ChampionshipSports events
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    Saturday november 23, 2024Labour Thanksgiving Day (Kinro Kansha no hi)Secular holiday
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    Sunday november 24, 2024November Grand Sumo TournamentSports events
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    Friday november 29, 2024Black FridaySpecial Events
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    Sunday december 1, 2024Fukuoka MarathonSports events
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    Wednesday december 25, 2024Christmas Daycards/flowers
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    Friday december 27, 2024Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday december 30, 2024Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday december 31, 2024Banks are closedBanks only
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    Fathers' Day

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
    cards/flowers :

    May Grand Sumo Tournament

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    Monday july 1, 2024
    Sports events : Ends 2 weeks of tournament in Aichi https://www.sumo.or.jp/EnTicket/year_schedule/ 2024 edition confirmed

    Star Festival

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    Sunday july 7, 2024
    Culture : Tanabata - celebrated at night, after the stars have come out.

    Festival of Souls

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    Saturday july 13, 2024
    Culture : Obon - commemoration of ancestors. May be observed on a later day in provincial Japan.

    Festival of Souls

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    Sunday july 14, 2024
    Culture : Obon - commemoration of ancestors. May be observed on a later day in provincial Japan.

    July Grand Sumo Tournament

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    Sunday july 14, 2024
    Sports events : Ends 2 weeks of tournament in the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium http://www.sumo.or.jp/eng/

    Festival of Souls

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    Monday july 15, 2024
    Culture : Obon - commemoration of ancestors. May be observed on a later day in provincial Japan.

    Navy Day (Umi no hi)

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    Monday july 15, 2024
    Secular holiday : A recent celebration (1997) in port cities only, in tribute to Commodore Perry's arrival in 1853. Various events are dedicated to the sea.

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Saturday july 20, 2024
    School holidays :

    Fuji Rock Festival

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    Friday july 26, 2024
    Culture : Lasts 3 days - www.fujirockfestival.com in Naeba Ski Resort 2024 edition confirmed

    Hiroshima Peace Festival (Hiroshima only)

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    Tuesday august 6, 2024
    Culture : In tribute to the victims of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. Observance is held at the Peace Memorial Park

    Memorial Day (Nagazaki only)

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    Friday august 9, 2024
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    Mountain Day

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    Sunday august 11, 2024
    Secular holiday : Designed to share opportunities to get familiar with mountains and appreciate blessings from mountains. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Mountain Day

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    Monday august 12, 2024
    Secular holiday : Designed to share opportunities to get familiar with mountains and appreciate blessings from mountains. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Monday september 2, 2024
    School holidays :

    Respect for the Aged Day (Keiro no hi)

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    Monday september 16, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    September Grand Sumo Tournament

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    Sunday september 22, 2024
    Sports events : Ends 2 weeks of tournament in Kokugikan

    Fall Equinox (Shubun no hi )

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    Monday september 23, 2024
    Shinto : This national holiday was established in 1948 as a day on which to honor one's ancestors and remember the dead. Prior to 1948, the autumnal equinox was an imperial ancestor worship festival called Shūki kōrei-sai (秋季皇霊祭) Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday [Wikipedia)

    Japan Open Tennis Championships

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    Thursday september 26, 2024
    Sports events : Https://www.atptour.com 2025 edition confirmed

    Motorcycle Grand Prix

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    Sunday october 6, 2024
    Sports events : Www.motogp.com in Motegi 2024 edition confirmed

    Physical Fitness Day (Taiiku no hi )

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    Monday october 14, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the 1964 Tokyo Olympics

    Autumn holiday (beginning)

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    Friday october 25, 2024
    School holidays :

    Tokyo International Film Festival

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    Monday october 28, 2024
    Culture : Lasts 9 days www.tiff-jp.net 2024 edition confirmed

    National Culture Day (Bunka-no-hi)

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    Sunday november 3, 2024
    Secular holiday : Commemorates the adoption of the Constitution in 1948. The date was also a holiday prior to World War II, having been the birthday of Emperor Meiji. On this date, the Emperor awards the Order of Culture. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday [Wikipedia]

    Autumn holiday (end)

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    Monday november 4, 2024
    School holidays :

    National Culture Day (forwarded to Monday)

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    Monday november 4, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Seven-Five-Three

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    Friday november 15, 2024
    Culture : Shichigosan - a festival for children

    Rally Championship

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    Thursday november 21, 2024
    Sports events : Https://www.wrc.com/ 2024 edition confirmed

    Labour Thanksgiving Day (Kinro Kansha no hi)

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    Saturday november 23, 2024
    Secular holiday : Gratitude to the gods for the harvest. The emperor sends messengers to the temple of Jingu with the first harvest.

    November Grand Sumo Tournament

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    Sunday november 24, 2024
    Sports events : Ends 2 weeks of tournament in the Fukuoka Kokusai Center

    Black Friday

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    Friday november 29, 2024
    Special Events : Day of sales and bargains

    Fukuoka Marathon

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    Sunday december 1, 2024
    Sports events : Http://www.fukuoka-marathon.com/en/ 2022 edition confirmed

    Christmas Day

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    Wednesday december 25, 2024
    cards/flowers : Not a bank holiday, but increasingly popular.

    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday december 27, 2024
    School holidays :

    Civil Servants holiday

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    Monday december 30, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Banks are closed

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    Tuesday december 31, 2024
    Banks only :