Main events scheduled for March 21-27

© Kyodo News

Main events scheduled in Japan for March 21-27:

March 21 (Mon)

-- Spring Equinox Day national holiday.

-- COVID quasi-emergency to end in all 18 affected prefectures.

March 22 (Tues)

-- Average land prices to be released by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.

-- Convenience store sales data for February to be released by Japan Franchise Association.

March 23 (Wed)

-- No major events.

March 24 (Thurs)

-- Official campaigning to start for Kyoto gubernatorial election.

-- Toshiba Corp. to hold extraordinary shareholders meeting over plan to split company into two.

-- Nationwide department store sales data for February to be released by Japan Department Stores Association.

March 25 (Fri)

-- Monthly economic report for March to be released by Cabinet Office.

-- Chiba District Court to rule on case of drunken truck driver who killed 2 elementary school children, injured 3 others while they were on way to home from school.

March 26 (Sat)

-- No major events.

March 27 (Sun)

-- Opposition Japan Innovation Party to hold convention in Osaka.