japan

Ichigo No Hi

Ichigo No Hi

The numerical form of January 5, 1-5 or “icho go” , sounds in Japan just like “ichigo” which is the Japanese word for strawberry. This is why this date in Japan is often jokingly called “Ichigo No Hi” which means “Strawberry Day”.

Labor Thanksgiving Day

Labor Thanksgiving Day

There are several different holidays that have “thanksgiving” in their name. All of them are essentially a form of harvest festival revolving around gratitude towards something as well as enjoying the results of done labour.