2020 Embassy holidays

Holiday

Date

Day of the Week

New Year's Day & day after New Year’s Day

1 & 2 January

Wednesday & Thursday

Emperor's Birthday (observed)

24 February

Monday

Greenery Day

4 May

Monday

Children's Day

5 May

Tuesday

Constitution Memorial Day (observed)

6 May

Wednesday

Sports Day

24 July

Friday

Respect for the Aged Day

21 September

Monday

Labour Thanksgiving Day

23 November

Monday

Christmas Day

25 December

Friday

Boxing Day (observed)

28 December

Monday

Year-end holidays

29, 30 & 31 December

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

2021 Embassy holidays

Holiday

Date

Day of the week

New Year's Day & day after New Year’s Day (observed)

1 & 4 January

Friday & Monday

Emperor’s Birthday

23 February

Tuesday

Constitution Memorial Day

3 May

Monday

Greenery Day

4 May

Tuesday

Children’s Day

5 May

Wednesday

Ocean Day

22 July

Thursday

Respect for the Aged Day

20 September

Monday

Culture Day

3 November

Wednesday

Christmas Day (observed)

27 December

Monday

Boxing Day (observed)

28 December

Tuesday

Year-end holidays

29, 30 & 31 December

Wednesday, Thursday  & Friday