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Naha, Japan, will host the Great Tug of War Festival on 7-9 October.

It is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. The city will also host parades and musical performances.

Currency exchange rate JPY to USD

Updated 03.12.2023


Country’s borders status

Borders are open. Currently there are no imposed COVID-related restrictions.

National holidays in Japan in 2023

Public holidays and festivals in Japan in 2023. Non-working days:

  • January 1, Sunday: New Year (元日);
  • January 2, Monday: New Year (元日);
  • March 3, Tuesday: New Year (元日);
  • March 10, Tuesday: Coming of Age Day (成人の日);
  • February 11, Saturday: Day of the national foundation (国立財団の日);
  • February 23, Thursday: The birthday of the emperor (天皇誕生日);
  • Martha 21, Tuesday: Day of spring equinox (春馬の日);
  • April 29, Saturday: Showa Day (ソバの日);
  • May 3, Wednesday: Constitution day (憲法記念日)
  • May 4, Thursday: Day of greenery (緑の日)
  • May 5, Friday: Children’s Day (こどもの日)
  • July 18, Tuesday: Marine Day (海の日)
  • August 11, Friday: Mountain Day (山の日)
  • September 19, Tuesday: Respect for the Aged Day (老年敬意の日)
  • September 23, Saturday: Autumn equinox day (秋のエクイノックスデー)
  • October 10, Tuesday: Sports Day (スポーツの日)
  • November 3, Friday: Culture Day (文化の日)
  • November 23, Thursday: Labor Thanksgiving Day (仕事に感謝の日)
  • December 31, Sunday: New Year (新年)


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