Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Happy First Day of Spring!

Okay, according to the Gregorian calendar, spring begins on March 21 this year. However, the Chinese lunar calendar decrees that the first day of spring is February 4. The Japanese observe the beginning of spring on February 3 with a celebration called Setsubun (節分).

Check out my explanation of Setsubun at examiner.com.

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