chugen

season greetings 
The word "Chugen" has come from Taoism.
On the lunar calender, July 15 is ceremonial day of Taoism. [more info...]
midyear present Chugen
or Ochugen
In Japan, there is a custom of presenting the gift to the indebted person in July and December. The one of December is called Oseibo. [more info...]
year-end gift Seibo
or Oseibo
marriage 
There are 2 types of meeting with a view to marriage.
The one is "the one to one", and the other is "party of the group". [more info...]
meeting with a view to marriage Miai
marriage meeting
The traditional flow of the ceremony of meeting with a view to marriage is as follows. [more info...]
go-between Nakoudo
go-between
There is a wedding of various types.
We explains three types of wedding. [more info...]
wedding Wedding
marriage
The betrothal presents is a ceremony of the match of both houses where the marriage is decided. [more info...]
betrothal presents Yuinou
betrothal presents
funeral 
Most remains are cremated in Japan. "Tsuya" is the last night that the soul of the dying person spends by this world. [more info...]
funeral Funeral