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Japan Public Holidays
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January 8
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March 20
April 29
May 3
May 4
May 5
New Year’s Day
Bank Holiday
Bank Holiday
Coming of Age Day
National Foundation Day.
Vernal Equinox.
Showa Day
Constitution Memorial Day
Greenery Day.
Children’s Day

(a) Except for New Year Bank Holidays, if a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following day is treated as a holiday instead.

(b) If a single day falls between two national holidays, it is also taken as a holiday.

(c) Between December 29 and January 3, government offices and many shops and offices are closed.
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