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Japan's "Coming of Age Day"

 

 

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Each year on the second Monday in January, people in japan celebrate Seijin-no-hi. In English, that means Coming of Age Day. Special events are held on that day four young people how reached age 20 during the previous year. At age 20, young people in Japan are thougt to be adults. Young men where suits on Seijin-no-hi, and women ware ornate kimonos called furisodes. In Japan, 20-years-old have many rites, including the write to vote.

Answer Key

Each year on the second Monday in January, people in Japan celebrate Seijin-no-hi. In English, that means Coming of Age Day. Special events are held on that day for young people who reached age 20 during the previous year. At age 20, young people in Japan are thought to be adults. Young men wear suits on Seijin-no-hi, and women wear ornate kimonos called furisodes. In Japan, 20-year-olds have many rights, including the right to vote.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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08/20/2004