The onset of autumn is marked in Japan by celebrating the Autumnal Equinox Day Japan. This holiday is observed on 22nd, 23rd or 24th September every year. It will be celebrated on Monday, 23rd September, 2019. In Japan, this holiday is known by the name ‘Shūbun-no-hi’. On this day, the sun crosses over the equator from the Northern to Southern hemisphere.
In modern times, this holiday has been celebrated as a non-religious holiday and does not have any special traditions or customs related to it. Japan is beautiful during the autumn as all the leaves turn into a reddish-orange hue. Generally, people celebrate this festival by admiring the beauty of nature and paying homage to their ancestors.