May 3- Constitution Memorial Day (Kenpo Kinenbi)

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The second holiday of Japan’s Golden Week after Showa Day comes on 3rd May. The day is a national holiday in Japan as it is celebrated as “Constitution Memorial Day” since the constitution of Japan came into effect on May 3, 1947 after World War II. The day is chosen to reflect on the meaning of democracy and Japanese government. Many newspapers, magazine publishes articles related to Japan’s government on this day. It is a part of collection of holidays known as Golden Week.
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