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Japan holds annual ‘Coming of Age Day’ celebrations as Covid-19 cases climb

Japan holds annual ‘Coming of Age Day’ celebrations as Covid-19 cases climb

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Japan celebrates Seijin-no-hi, or Coming of Age Day, on the second Monday of January every year. Young people dressed in traditional kimonos take part in the ceremony to celebrate turning 20, signalling their passage into adulthood. This year’s celebrations marked a small step towards normalcy in cities like Tokyo, where the coronavirus pandemic left nearly all Seijin-no-hi events cancelled last year. Related story: Coronavirus: Japan extends non-resident foreigner ban to end of February https://sc.mp/bf43 Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com Follow us on: Website: https://www.scmp.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/scmp Twitter: https://twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: https://instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/ #scmp #Asia #Japan


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