The 10 day holiday for this year’s Golden Week has begun. Exciting times in Japan.
First the weekend.
Monday is Showa Day.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday are special Coronation Day holidays. The Emperor abdicates on Tuesday bringing an end to the 31 year Heisei Era. The new Emperor is coronated on Wednesday, marking the start of Reiwa 1.
Friday is Constitution Day.
Saturday is Greenery Day.
Sunday is Children’s Day.
Monday is Children’s Day, observed.
Happy Holidays. For those of us in Japan. 🙂