Blog Archives

Setsubun, the return of spring

If it’s slowly getting warmer in Japan and there are the signs of spring floating through the air. There is a Japanese tradition for the change of seasons, setsubun (節分), let’s take a look: Setsubun is the day before the

Tagged with: , , , ,

Setsubun 

It’s slowly getting warmer in Japan and there are the signs of spring floating through the air. There is a Japanese tradition for the change of seasons, setsubun (節分), let’s take a look: Setsubun is the day before the beginning

Tagged with: , , , ,

Setsubun – the Japanese Bean-Throwing-Festival

When I started my Working Holiday year here in Japan, I was confronted with plenty of new impressions as well as interesting cultural customs I had never heard of before. One morning, my host mother put a small package of

Tagged with: , , , , ,