National Holidays in Japan 4

2010/08/30 Mon 16:51

November 3rd is "Bunka no hi(Culture day) in Japan.

It is the day to celebrate the development of culture in Japan.
Formerly it was the day to commemorate Emperor Meiji's birthday, who
was a strong support of Japanese culture.
On this day the government annouces the name fo those who have contribute
to the advancement of this nation's culture, and several of them are awarded
a "Cultural Medal" by the Emperor at the Imperial Palace.

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