National Foundation Day

Today is a national holiday in Japan, National Foundation Day (Kenkoku Kinen no Hi).

You can read about it here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Foundation_Day

This is the day the first Emperor Jimmu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Jimmu), descendant of the sun goddess Amaterasu, ascended to the throne.

 


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