When is National Mochi Day? National Mochi Day is celebrated on August 8th of every calendar year.
What is National Mochi Day? National Mochi Day is a day to celebrate all things mochi! This includes mochi ice cream, chi chi dango, daifuku mochi, and others. It is also a day to celebrate the making of mochi, the labor of love that goes into making mochi, and the joy it brings when eaten in good company.
Why is this day being celebrated or observed? Many different cultures eat different forms of mochi, from Japan to China, and Taiwan to Korea. Commonly, these glutinous rice flour treats are eaten with red bean paste, sesame paste or peanuts.
How should this day be celebrated or observed?Celebrate National Mochi Day by eating your favorite mochi, or introducing a friend to this deliciously sticky treat. You can also try a new recipe, there are hundreds of delicious mochi recipes from all over the world to enjoy!
Who created this day? This day was created in June 2021 by Mochi Mochi Wagashi.