Thu March 30, 2017

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Emperor's Birthday

The Emperor's Birthday is currently celebrated on December 23rd each year, but will change with each new Emperor to their own birthday date.

Celebration\ Observance

This day is a national holiday with government and businesses offices closed.

History

Emperors have reigned over Japan for thousands of years. After World War 2 the Emperor's power was limited to a more symbolic existence with the new Constitution giving more power to the people.