Setsubun-sai: Japan’s New Year’s Bean Throwing Celebration

Shinto traditions of the Setsubun-sai festival. Setsubun-sai (seasonal division) is an ancient Shinto celebration that marks the start of the Japanese New Year.[/tweetit] Shinto

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The Japanese Setsubun: New Year’s Bean Throwing Celebration

Traditions of Japan's Setsubun On February 3, the Japanese people will be celebrating its annual Setsubun tradition as part of the upcoming Spring Festival.