Setsubun (節分, “seasonal division”) is a festival usually held on February 2, 3 or 4, one day before the start of spring according to the Japanese lunar calendar. Hinamatsuri, also called Doll’s Day or Girls’ Day, is a special day in Japan. usually celebrated on 3 March of each year, platforms covered with a red carpet-material are used to display a set of ornamental dolls representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants, and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period.
Happy birthday to this month’s students. EIKEN is an abbreviation of Jitsuyo Eigo Gino Kentei (Test in Practical English Proficiency), one of the most widely used English-language testing programs in Japan. It is offered at 7 levels: Grade 1, Grade Pre-1, Grade 2, Grade Pre-2, Grade 3, Grade 4, and Grade 5.