By Emma Regan

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Every year, on November 3rd, the nation comes together to celebrate the culture of Japan through many festivities and events in all prefectures for Culture Day (文化の日). But what do these celebrations consist of and how will Culture Day in Japan be celebrated this year amid the global pandemic?

What is Culture Day in Japan?

Culture Day is the national event to honour traditional Japanese culture and promote the love of freedom and peace that was enshrined in the Japanese constitution. It has been a public holiday since 1948, yet officially adopted in 1946 after the Second World War. …

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