Wednesday, August 10, 2016

What is Mountain Day in Japan?

Mountain Day
"Mountain Day" refers to three different and unrelated events: Mountain Day, a student celebration in some colleges in the United States in which classes are cancelled without prior notice, and the student body heads to the mountains or a park, International Mountain Day, held each year on 11 December, which was established by the UN General Assembly in 2003 to encourage sustainable development in mountains, and Mountain Day, a national holiday in Japan as from 2016.

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