Japan Hug Day
Japan Hug Day is held on August 9. This event in the first decade of the month august is annual.
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony on August 6 (Hiroshima, Japan);
Nagasaki Memorial Day in Japan on August 9 (Nagasaki Peace Park is a park located in Nagasaki, Japan, commemorating the atomic bombing of the city on August 9, 1945 during World War II);
Mountain Day in Japan on August 11 (山の日 - The legislation states that the holiday is to provide “opportunities to get familiar with mountains and appreciate blessings from mountains.”);
Obon in the east in Japan on August 13 (celebrated until August 15);
Bon Festival or Awa Dance Festival in Japan on August 15 (阿波踊り observances: Tokushima Prefecture);
End-of-war Memorial Day in Japan on August 15 (when the National Memorial Service for War Dead is held)