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Date

Feb 11 2024
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Time

All Day

Kenkoku Kibeb no Hi

While other countries celebrate Independence Day, Japan has National Foundation Day. Held every February 11, Japan celebrates the Kenkoku Kinen no Hi(建国記念の日) or their foundation day, and the ascension of their first emperor, Emperor Jimmu. This holiday commemorates Japan’s history.

Origin: Japan