Tag: Japanese calendar
Japanese 24 Seasons -Shouman-
The sun is getting stronger and trees and plants are growing. It’s Shoman, one of the Japanese 24 seasons.
Japanese 24 Seasons -Koku-u-
Koku-u is the sixth season of the Japanese 24 seasons. It’s a rain that helps to grow many cereals.
Japanese 24 Seasons -Seimei-
Seimei is the fifth season of Japanese 24 seasons. It’s the season when new sprouts come out and everything seems to be fresh.
Japanese 24 Seasons – Keichitsu-
From the 5th of March to the 19th of March is Keichitsu in the 24 Japanese seasons. It’s the time when all the insects wake up and come out to the surface.
Japanese 24 Seasons – Usui –
On the 19th of February Usui started. The snow turns to the rain. It’s still cold outside but hints of spring is appearing.
Japanese 24 Seasons -Risshun –
After Setsubun, the spring is here in Japanese ancient calendar. It’s called Risshun. But it’s still cold. Why ancient people decided it’s spring now?
3rd of February is Setsubun in Japan
The 3rd of February is Setsubun in Japan. Evil masks and dried soy beans are sold in many supermarkets. There are three things people do on this day for good luck.
Japanese 24 Seasons -Daikan-
Daikan is the coldest season of the year and is one of the 24 Seasons Japanese and Chinese people have been using to describe the small changes of the season.