#137 Bunkasai

Schools hold an annual bunkasai – it’s full of student activities, like music, dance, cafes, haunted houses and more creative activities.

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‘Bunkasai’/文化祭 literally translates as a culture festival.

The bunkasai is a central feature of high school life in Japan.

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It’s usually held in November to tie in with the national holiday: Culture Day 文化の日.

It’s a chance for students to work together, think outside the box and have fun!

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