Monthly Archives: November 2011

15 November, 2011: Shichi-Go-San (七五三) “Seven-Five-Three Day” (Jonathan & Joshua Bohannan)

(Jonathan and Joshua Bohannan, 7 and 5 years old) Shichi-Go-San (七五三, lit. “Seven-Five-Three”) is a traditional rite of passage and festival day in Japan for three- and seven-year-old girls and three- and five-year-old boys, held annually on November 15.   As Shichi-Go-San is not a national holiday, … Continue reading

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