Holiday, Sekku & Seasonal Memorial in May
3rd May [Constitution Day] On this day in 1947, the new post war constitution was put into effect.
4th May [Greenery Day] Until 2006, Greenery Day used to be celebrated on April 29, the birthday of former Emperor Showa. The day is dedicated to the environment and nature, because the emperor loved plants and nature. Before being declared Greenery Day, May 4 used to be a national holiday due to a law, which declares a day, that falls between two national holidays, a national holiday.
5th May [Children's Day] Celebrated throughout the nation with families displaying samurai . . . Check the schedule of this month …