2017 Embassy holidays

Holiday

Date

Day of the Week

New Year's Day & day after New Year’s (in lieu)

2 and 3 January

Monday & Tuesday

Spring Equinox

20 March

Monday

Constitution Memorial Day

3 May

Wednesday

Greenery Day

4 May

Thursday

Children’s Day

5 May

Friday

Marine Day

17 July

Monday

Respect for the Aged Day

18 September

Monday

Sports Day

9 October

Monday

Christmas Day

25 December

Monday

Boxing Day

26 December

Tuesday

Year-end holidays

27 – 29 December

Wednesday - Friday

2018 Embassy holidays

Holiday

Date

Day of the Week

New Year's Day & day after New Year’s

1 and 2 January

Monday & Tuesday

National Foundation Day (observed)

12 February

Monday

Showa Day (observed)

30 April

Monday

Constitution Memorial Day

3 May

Thursday

Greenery Day

4 May

Friday

Marine Day

16 July

Monday

Respect for the Aged Day

17 September

Monday

Sports Day

8 October

Monday

Christmas Day

25 December

Tuesday

Boxing Day

26 December

Wednesday

Year-end holidays

27, 28, 31 December

Thursday - Monday