|Tuesday March 21, 2023||Start of Spring - Vernal Equinox (Shumbun no hi )||Shinto|
|Saturday September 23, 2023||Fall Equinox (Shubun no hi )||Shinto|
Start of Spring - Vernal Equinox (Shumbun no hi )
Tuesday March 21, 2023
Shinto : Shinto celebration of the change of seasons with the coming of spring with shouts of Devils out, Good Fortune in . Bean throwing protects against demons.
Fall Equinox (Shubun no hi )
Saturday September 23, 2023
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