Japan Constitution Memorial Day

Japan Constitution Memorial Day

May 3
Constitution Memorial Day, or Kempo Kinen-Bi, is observed as a national holiday on May 3 and commemorates the adoption of the democratic constitution in 1947. The holiday is part of Golden Week, which includes Children's Day, Kodomo-no-Hi, on May 3, and Greenery Day, April 29.
CONTACTS:
Japan Information Network, Japan Center for Intercultural Communications
2-7-7 Hirakawacho
Chiyodaku
Tokyo, 102-0093 Japan
81-3-3263-5041; fax: 81-3-3230-4107
home.jcic.or.jp/en/index-e.html
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 76
Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, Fourth Edition. © 2010 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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