National holiday - New years day - January 1

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Shiho-hai - New year day

1 month 1 day - 1 January

Shiho hai. This is the first ceremony of the year in which His Majesty the Emperor offers prayers of worship in the early morning to the gods of Ise Shrine, the Imperial mausoleum and the Four Quarters, at the south garden of the Shinkaden.

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