School Holidays in Japan 2019

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Are you or one of your family members attending one of The Best International Schools in Japan? Would you like to know more about the many observances and the main holidays in Japan during the years 2018-2019?

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Main School Holidays in Japan in 2019

Winter Holidays: 22nd of December 2018 – 6th of January 2019
Spring Half-Term Break: 16th of February 2019 – 24th of February 2019
Easter Holidays: 6th of April 2019 – 22nd of April 2019
Summer Half-Term Break: 25th of May 2019 – 2nd of June 2019
Summer Holidays: 27th of July 2019 – 1st of September 2019
Autumn Half-Term Break: 19th of October 2019 – 27th of October 2019
Winter Holidays: 20th of December 2019 – 5th of January 2020

Holidays in Japan in 2019

Date Holiday
1-Jan New Year’s Day
14-Jan Coming-of-age Day
11-Feb National Foundation Day
21-Mar Vernal Equinox Day
29-Apr Showa Day
30-Apr Public Holiday
1-May Accession of new emperor
2-May Public Holiday
3-May Constitution Memorial Day
4-May Greenery Day
5-May Children’s Day
6-May Children’s Day (observed)
15-Jul Marine Day
11-Aug Mountain Day
12-Aug Mountain Day (observed)
16-Sep Respect for the Aged Day
23-Sep Autumnal Equinox Day
14-Oct Health-Sports Day
22-Oct Enthronement ceremony
3-Nov Culture Day
4-Nov Culture Day (observed)
23-Nov Labour Thanksgiving Day