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Marine Day

  • Today, the third Monday of July is Marine Day.


    Marine Day is one of Japanese national holidays, and we wish prosperity of maritime nation Japan while thanking to the benefits of the sea on the day.

    This day comes from the day called sea anniversary (July 20th), on which we celebrated that Emperor Meiji returned safely to Yokohama Prefecture from Aomori Prefecture by a patrol boat in 1876.

    I heard that only Japan established Marine Day as a national holiday among the world.

    By the way, “Mountain Day” was established as a national holiday of Japan in 2016.

    I will talk about Mountain Day on August 11th, 2016, which is the day for the first time Mountain Day comes.

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