Posts Tagged japan

Kadomatsu (門松)

After of Christmas until January 7th, on both sides of the entrance doors you will notice in Japan Kadomatsu (門松, literally “gate pine”). A beautiful New Year traditional Japanese decoration made to welcome the kami (神, god), especially the kami of the harvest, Kadomatsu decoration are considered temporary housing for kami. Kadomatsu are placed in pairs […]


Is Japan Cool? (ANA Cool Campaign)

Is Japan Cool? You’ll find lots of cool stories here about old and new Japan. Get to know more about Japan, and decide whether it’s cool. Take part, and you can win airline tickets to Japan by lottery! (Due by March 31, 2012). ANA will award 1 pair of round-trip airline tickets to Japan […]