Unusual traditions of the world

FESTIVALS of JAPAN - the unity of the SPIRIT
Why do we need festivals? Previously, it was thought - for fun and to attract tourists. In Japan, I realized that festivals or holidays, Japanese Matsuri, first of all help…

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Girls Holiday in Japan or Hina Matsuri – holiday of Hina dolls or Momo-but the secca – the feast of the flowering peaches
In the framework of the celebration of Hina Matsuri are a few different traditions. One of them dates back to the Heian era (794-1185), this day in noble families were…

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Wedding castles – beautiful custom or something more?

Every loving couple wants to make happiness last forever. It’s this desire was the reason for the emergence of a beautiful custom. But tradition to immortalize your relationship on the wedding day appeared not so long ago.

Beautiful custom

The relationship turned out to be permanent, happy, such as on the wedding day, lovers searching for a way to fix this. And even if it’s just a nice ritual, the young wife sincerely believe in his power and ability to make their Union stronger. The deeper mutual feeling, the greater symbolic value get the wedding locks. Lovers want to hang the symbol of eternity of their happiness in a beautiful place, and the key to permanently remove from the eyes of strangers. For locks usually use bridges as they connect remote from each other the shore. At the same time very convenient to hide a key in the depths of the reservoir.

For the bride wedding always has a special meaning. Often even little girls are playing an interesting event. After all, the bride – this is a real beauty, dressed in a stunning white dress. Royal wedding castle – the game with which young girls can dive into the magic and festive atmosphere appropriate to the event Continue reading

Uzbek Zhang sanyati” won the hearts of the guests of the International martial arts festival in South Korea

From 28 to 30 August, a group of young men and women from Uzbekistan took part in the International festival of martial arts. Held in the South Korean city of Chungju the event, their representatives also sent 24 countries, including Brazil, India, China, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and others.

The young athletes of our Republic, exemplifying the technique, workmanship and unique flavor, won first place in several areas of performance (solo, pair, group, etc.).

The performance of the masters “Uzbek Zhang sanyati” at the festival captured the hearts of not only the South Korean public, but also the guests to his martial art, the techniques of incredible complexity and entertainment.

In particular, the mayor is Cho Kil Heng noted that team members “Uzbek Zhang sanyati” had a high level of fitness and have made impressive progress.

– In the team of your country had a lot of young men and women who honorably competed with rivals from other States and have won many medals. This indicates in the Republic pay great attention to the development of sports, – said the head of Chungju.

In turn, Director of the international festival of martial arts Chung WHA-Tae stressed that the performance of the Uzbek Continue reading

Tea ceremony: a Great influence on the development of various aspects of culture

Tea ceremony

A great influence on the development of various aspects of culture (architecture, gardens, design and applied arts) provided the development of so-called tea ceremony (cha, but Yu). Originally developed in the Zen monasteries, the custom of drinking for courage rare, privozni from China drink — tea — in the XV—XVI centuries became widespread in aristocratic circles and samurai. Strict ritual thee but Yu was developed by a Buddhist monk Murat Suka when shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa (1449-1490). The ceremony began to lead the special masters tea (Tzipi), which became a great influence o the higher of the samurai, Tim including representatives Segui tion, and and court aristocracy. Activity still* famous masters of tea, as Noami (XV century), Senna Ricca (XVI century), Soami (XVI century), and later Furuta Oribe (XVII C.) 1 had a huge impact not only on the formation of Kano! a new tea ceremony, but in the whole artistic culture of Japan!

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Original tea ceremony was held in fenced off the screen part of the dwelling. In the XV century began to build some small-scale pavilions, reminiscent of a peasant hut with thatched hipped roof. Rigour and an ascetic simplicity was the main cause which determined the external and internal appearance Continue reading

In Japan disappears a tradition to congratulate each other with the help of postcards “nengajo”

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In Japan disappears a tradition to congratulate each other with the help of postcards “nengajo”

One of the Christmas traditions in Japan — January 1 morning to open the mailbox and find in it a weighty pack of greeting cards “nengajo” (the message with new year greetings).

In Japan disappears a tradition to congratulate each other with Christmas cards “nengajo”.

However, any traditions over time are fading, and this, apparently, is no exception. As shown by research consultancy Continue reading

Unusual traditions of the world

There are many diverse traditions. Each nation has its own strange traditions that may make us surprise and even shock. If You find yourself in a foreign country with interesting traditions and customs, to adopt these traditions means to show respect for the history and culture of this nation.

In the African Masai tribe people greet each other by jumping. The higher You jump, the more respect will have.

The aboriginal Maori tribe from New Zealand at the meeting are rubbing each other’s noses, it is a greeting. By smell they distinguish tribesmen from strangers.

In Latin America at every meeting and the meeting accepted the embrace and kiss.

Better than the Japanese bow to greet the same way as you. Now the modern Japanese are not surprised the outstretched hand of a foreigner.

In China there is an ancient tradition to avoid the number four. Because “four” sounds like “to die”. If You need to get to the fourth floor, You simply will not find, even if the five-storey house.

In the East traditionally treat guests with tea. Do not pour a bowl full, and slowly. The guest who will sit up, pour a bowl full, which would mean Continue reading

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