The new year festival in Japan is important. And most celebrated part of the holiday season. In Japan, there is a god or priest known as Hoteiosho. He is the gift giver. The foods they eat is Cooked salmons, Black beans, Egg rolls, Mashed sweet potatoes, Root vegetables, Dried sardines, And Uncooked vegetables. At are house. We open presents, Eat candy canes and christmas dinner (i think), And promise our parents not to break are new stuff.