View topic - Birthday traditions
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tokai devotee wrote:My Japanese Mum is turning 70, and I'm wondering if this is a significant birthday in Japanese culture. I know that seventy-seven is, but what about 70? I vaguely remember hearing that red is a special colour for the 70th. Is there anything special that would be good to give her?
Not sure about 70, but 60 is the special birthday (還暦 かんれき) where you wear a red coat.
maybe 70 is a pair of bunny slippers?
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