Deep Japan-Japanese Culture, Customs and Traditions

Japan is a country rich in culture and has held on to many of it’s customs and traditions.  Throughout the year there are a number of celebrations in recognition of various special days for the Japanese.  If you are in Japan during one of these celebration days, you may wish to find out more about the associated customs and traditions that you have observed.  The Deep Japan site is a great reference source to find out about the Japanese Culture.  For example, Hideki Tazawa writes about the upcoming Hinamasturi, or Hina Dolls Day on March 3rd here.