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  1. Golden Week: Ten Day Consecutive Holiday Begins Today

    News Golden Week: Ten Day Consecutive Holiday Begins Today

    Today marks the beginning of the longest Golden Week for the first time in Japan's history which will greatly affect business throughout Okinawa. April 29th and May 3rd to May 6th were already designated as holidays in 2019 to make up Golden Week. These days are Shōwa Day, a day that honors...
  2. New Year at a Shrine or Temple in Okinawa

    Culture New Year at a Shrine or Temple in Okinawa

    I know many of you have spent the New Years a few times on Okinawa already, but have you ever wondered what the locals do to celebrate it? If you answered, “get drunk,” you’re not completely wrong! If you’d like to be a part of the celebration next year, here’s everything that you have to know...
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