National Anthem Japan - Kimi Ga Yo
National Anthem Japan - Kimi Ga Yo is held on August 12. This event in the second decade of the month august is annual.
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);
Gozan no Okuribi on August 16 (Kyoto, Japan);