Category Archives: Old Japan – Traditions, Festivals & Rituals – December

Old Japan – Traditions, Festivals & Rituals – December

Mochitsuki Festival. This postcard illustrates the traditional method of preparing mochi (glutinous rice cakes) which is re-enacted all over Japan during December. Mochi is a popular delicacy all year round but is especially important for New Year celebrations. The origin … Continue reading

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