BLOGmas Day 9 – SEASON´S GREETINGS

In western cultures there are gifts for birthdays, Christmas, Easter, baptism, weddings and many other festivities. The gift wrappings only serve to hide the content. In Japanese culture, there are fewer opportunities to make and receive gifts. ‘Ochugen' takes place in summer and offers the opportunity to show oneself through gifts. ‘Oseibo' is celebrated in December and stands for independence.