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Japan Flag Autumn Equinox - Japan

Autumn Equinox

Autumn Equinox is celebrated September 22-24 depending on the year. The day celebrates when the sun crosses over the equator moving from the Northern to the Southern hemisphere. This causes the days to be shorter and the nights longer in Japan.

Celebration\ Observance

People celebrate this day by honoring those who have passed away by going to grave sites and holding family gatherings. This day is a national holiday.


Japan's Autumn Equinox national holiday was established in 1945.

Japan Public Holidays

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Japan.

Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Japan.