Marine Day or Ocean Day or Sea Day in Japan
Marine Day or Ocean Day or Sea Day in Japan is held on July 19. It is a Japanese national holiday celebrated on the third Monday in July. This event in the second decade of the month july is annual.
Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, Japan on July 17 (祇園祭 is one of the most famous festivals. It lasts all of July and ends with the Yamaboko Junkō parade on July 17 and 24. Initially, it was dedicated to fighting the plague in 869);
Letter Writing Day in Japan on July 23 (The Letter Writing Day can be a bit confusing... as we found on numerous sites that this 'holiday' falls on 7th of December, then again on the official World Letter Writing Day page the date is 1st of September, and Japan issues LWD stamps each year, for over two decades now, on 23rd of July. In any case, its a nice way of reminding people of the existence of letters);
Tenjin Matsuri in Osaka, Japan on July 25 (colorful festival);
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)