Tag Archives: Japanese Traditions

Tanabata (Star Festival)

Tanabata is a Japanese festival which takes place on the 7th of July. The story behind the festival is that this is the only night of the year when 2 deities (Orihime and Hikoboshi), who are lovers, are allowed to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! 2017 :D

Happy New Year everyone! :D We had a really nice Christmas at my Grandma’s in Weymouth again this year, where we got some nice presents and ate a looooot of yummy food ^-^ We came back home for our Japanese … Continue reading

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Setsubun 2016

Setsubun is a yearly Japanese tradition to remove bad luck from your home and bring in good luck for the year ahead :) Setsubun takes place on February 3rd, the last day of winter and the day before spring begins…..but … Continue reading

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