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

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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)
Currency: Yen (JPY) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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New Year's Day**Tuesday January 1, 2019Secular holiday 
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banks are closedWednesday January 2, 2019Banks only 
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banks are closedThursday January 3, 2019Banks only 
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Coming of Age Day (Seijin no hi)*Tuesday January 8, 2019Secular holiday 
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winter holiday (end)**Tuesday January 8, 2019School holidays 
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January Grand Sumo Tournament*Monday January 28, 2019Sports events 
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Beginning of Spring*Sunday February 3, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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Beppu Oita Marathon*Monday February 4, 2019Sports events 
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Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo only)**Tuesday February 5, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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Founding of the Nation Day (Kenkoku kinen no hi)**Monday February 11, 2019National Day 
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Founding of the Nation Day (Kenkoku kinen no hi)**Tuesday February 12, 2019National Day 
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Valentine's Day*Thursday February 14, 2019cards/flowers 
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Okinawa Marathon*Monday February 18, 2019Sports events 
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Tokyo Marathon*Monday February 25, 2019Sports events 
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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 : Www.mext.go.jp
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, and there are extensive rules for hair styles, shoes, socks, skirt length, make-up, accessories, and more
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
Computer to student ratio: 1:3
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


Beginning of Spring -
Saturday February 3, 2018

Culture : Setsubun - tradition observed in shrines and temples. People throw beans, shouting “Oni wa soto! Fuku wa uchi!” (“Devils out, happiness in”).


Beppu Oita Marathon -
Sunday February 4, 2018

Sports events : Http://www.betsudai.com/ 2018 edition confirmed


Sapporo Snow Festival (Sapporo only) -
Monday February 5, 2018

Culture : Www.snowfes.com/ lasts 1 week - in Sapporo 2018 edition confirmed


Founding of the Nation Day (Kenkoku kinen no hi) -
Sunday February 11, 2018

Secular holiday : A national holiday that commemorates Japan's founding by the first emperor in 660 BC. This holiday was originally established as Empire Day in 1872, discontinued after World War II, then revived in its present form in 1966. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Founding of the Nation Day (Kenkoku kinen no hi) -
Monday February 12, 2018

Secular holiday : A national holiday that commemorates Japan's founding by the first emperor in 660 BC. This holiday was originally established as Empire Day in 1872, discontinued after World War II, then revived in its present form in 1966. Not a paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


Valentine's Day -
Wednesday February 14, 2018

cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February Women purchase gifts for men on February 14, and men reciprocate their love and affection on “White Day,” March 14.


Okinawa Marathon -
Sunday February 18, 2018

Sports events : Http://www.okinawa-marathon.com/ 2018 edition confirmed


Tokyo Marathon -
Sunday February 25, 2018

Sports events : Www.tokyo42195.org 2018 edition confirmed