Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2013’

Shichi-Go-San (“7 – 5 – 3”): Celebrating little kids becoming big kids

Starting to see lots of beaming children clad in colorful kimono (girls) or hakama (boys), often clutching sticks of red and white candy, wandering around shrines and temples? Is it late October to mid-November? If so, then it must be  “Shichi-Go-San” – a very special time for children and parents in Japan. “Shichi-Go-San” may seem like a coming-of-age ceremony, and …

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