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Setsubun Festival At Zojoji Temple
Join celebrities, politicians and sumo wrestlers at the annual bean-throwing “Setsubun” festival at Zojoji Temple, one of the largest such events in Tokyo. Setsubun, meaning the day before the first day of spring, is one of the most unique Japanese traditions and is celebrated across the country when people throw away beans toward demons to scare them away and bring good luck. Thousands of people join the Zozoji event and the battle for bean catch is fierce, so come well-armed.
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Horizon Japan International School Open House
Curious to know what’s offered at a top-notch international school? Horizon Japan International School is holding an open house event for families to scope out the many aspects of their school. Horizon provides early to secondary education as well as various extra-curricular programs which include sports, arts, academic clubs and more. The open house event is free but does require registration beforehand, which should be completed by Thurs, Feb. 20. Light refreshments will be provided.
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Ice Skating at Tokyo Midtown
The outdoor ice skating rink at Tokyo Midtown is one of the largest in the city, with a capacity of 210 people. It’s perfect for beginners and advanced skaters alike, and children are welcome, making this a great family outing right in the center of the city. For a fun, romantic date option head to the rink after 5 p.m., when the lights on the surrounding trees are switched on.
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