Articles about 'Tango no Sekku - Japanese Boys' Festival'
September 28th, 2011
Tofu Ling and the Carp Banner by Rosanna I. Porter is a story about the meaning of the Japanese Festival of Tango No Sekku (Boys’ Day)… The day celebrates not only strength but also character. In the story, Tofu Ling practices for a Tae Kwon Do tournament that is to be held the day before Tango...
February 4th, 2010
I’m going into my daughter’s class this week to talk about some Japanese Festivals. It may be helpful to other people who are also covering this topic for me to outline what I’m covering with links to more material. 1) Hina Matsuri – Doll Festival – March 3rd – people pray for their daughters’ future...
May 7th, 2006
Check out an interesting blog post about Boys’ Festival called Kashiwa-mochi in May. Also, the same site, called Web Att.Japan, has Japanese recipes and general information about Tokyo and Japan.
May 3rd, 2006
Tango no Sekku is celebrated on May 5th. In Japan, this day is called Boys’ Festival. It’s been celebrated for over a millennium. Originally it was celebrated in the houses of warriors. It celebrated boys’ courage and determination. Many of the symbols of this day are about having the character...