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Japanese Culture: Risshun (立春) Posted by on Feb 2, 2009

All over Japan people are celebrating the season of Risshun (立春).  Risshun (立春) refers to the spring setsubun (節分).  Setsubun (節分) is a term that refers to the day before each new season.  Another term that is inter-changeable with the term risshun (立春) is haru matsuri (春祭).  Haru matsuri (春祭) literally means ‘spring festival’.  The haru…

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