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Japan - bank and public holidays of the world - 1970-2070


full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for Japan

Internet extension: .jp - Telephone code: +81 - International dialing code: 001 - GMT offset: +9 (DST: no)
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Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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New Year's Day**Monday January 1, 2018Secular holiday 
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banks are closedTuesday January 2, 2018Banks only 
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banks are closedWednesday January 3, 2018Banks only 
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Coming of Age Day (Seijin no hi)*Monday January 8, 2018Secular holiday 
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winter holiday (end)**Monday January 8, 2018School holidays 
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January Grand Sumo Tournament*Sunday January 28, 2018Sports events 
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Fukuoka Marathon*Monday December 3, 2018Sports events 
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winter holiday (beginning)Saturday December 22, 2018School holidays 
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Emperor's Birthday (Tenno Tanjobi)**Sunday December 23, 2018Secular holiday 
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Christmas Day*Tuesday December 25, 2018cards/flowers 
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banks are closedSaturday December 29, 2018Banks only 
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New Year's Day -
Monday January 1, 2018

Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Banks are closed -
Tuesday January 2, 2018

Banks only :

Banks are closed -
Wednesday January 3, 2018

Banks only :

Coming of Age Day (Seijin no hi) -
Monday January 8, 2018

Secular holiday : Celebrates the age of majority (20)

Winter holiday (end) -
Monday January 8, 2018

School holidays :
applies to Tokyo region public schools, as gazetted by the Ministry of Education
different calendars according to climate (Northern or Southern regions)
From 2018, local education boards will be allowed to set summer holidays at different times of the year
international schools have specific calendars
Uniforms are required
schools are open on Saturday in Tokyo, Tochigi, Saitama, Kanagawa, Kyoto, Osaka, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Fukuoka, Saga, Kumamoto

PISA ranking (average 493): 538 (second best WW)
Schooling is mandatory till age 14-15
number of instructional hours per year in lower secondary education: 600
University of Tokyo ranking: Times Higher Education #11/QS ranking #--/Shanghai #20
This calendar is confirmed till March 2018

January Grand Sumo Tournament -
Sunday January 28, 2018

Sports events : Ends 2 weeks of tournament in Kokugikan

Fukuoka Marathon -
Sunday December 3, 2017

Sports events : Http:// 2017 edition confirmed

Winter holiday (beginning) -
Friday December 22, 2017

School holidays :

Emperor's Birthday (Tenno Tanjobi) -
Saturday December 23, 2017

Secular holiday : In tribute to Emperor Akihito (born in 1933) Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Christmas Day -
Monday December 25, 2017

cards/flowers : Not a bank holiday, but increasingly popular.

Banks are closed -
Friday December 29, 2017

Banks only :