Feb. 2-4 Setsubun
February 3rd, which is one day before Risshun (the first day of spring according to the lunar calendar), is called Setsubun in Japan. It's not a national holiday, but is widely celebrated throughout the country. Mame maki (bean throwing) ceremonies are performed on the day.
Kyoto Visitor's Guide 300th Issue Special Feature
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