National symbol of Japan
The national symbol of Japan inspires not only Japanese residents but also people around the world. The Japanese themselves in matters relative to its national wealth are divided into two categories. Some argue that the symbol of Japan — a green pheasant, Kinji.
Others tend to believe that the real wealth of the locals is the Japanese AIST Tanko. Why stork? Because his head is a spot of red. It remembers a strong Association of local residents with a red flag, Hi-no-Maru.
Same thing with the flower. Some Japanese believe that their domain — the chrysanthemum, others believe that it’s Sakura. Who watched Japanese cartoons, he is aware that the raccoon dog glimpsed in almost every episode. What kind of animal?
But it is also a certain Japanese heritage, national symbol of Japan. Dog is called Tanuki, a kind of local Japanese charm that can be found literally everywhere. In Russia the cities run cats, and in Japan, everywhere you can see beautiful Japanese dog. Souvenirs with her to get Japanese tourists at the markets and trading rows. Tanuki are sold at every step and is affection, respect and recognition not only local residents, but also other peoples of the world.
National Japanese clothing is hand-made costumes from unique masters
National dress of Japan the kimono has long been considered unparalleled in beauty and luxury. Wear not only on holidays but also on weekdays. Diverse colors of this attire beckon and attract both men and women.
The Japanese kimono is called the word ’’wafuku’’, which means clothing. True kimono sew great masters manually, and a stunning engraved patterns are applied on it using a stencil. Kimono always ploughed to the right side, the left side of the kimono is ploughed only at the time of burial.
The belt used to tie kimono at the waist is called an Obi. The whole point is so bulky, but at the same time Japanese air suit is to avoid exposing the hands and feet, and wear it tight to the body.
The national costume of Japan successfully complement comfortable shoes geta, consisting of a wooden platform on the transverse bars and lace-up fastening, and Zori, which was made of straw, wood, leather and vinyl.
The national dish of Japan with the world popularity
The most stunning and wholehearted national dish of Japan, sushi is considered of course. It is not only useful, but incredibly tasty dish that is unparalleled in the world.
Sushi is made from rice that is cooked a certain technology. Also used in sushi, seafood, caviar, seaweed Nuri, which are not only nutritious, but also add strength, promote longevity. The Japanese are very popular not only sushi and rolls.
Since 2006, the government of Japan in earnest that all over the world in the preparation of sushi are retreating from the real true Japanese tradition and is used in most raw fish is not to cook them. This is most clearly reflected in America, where the menu served sushi with beef instead of fish.
According to the Japanese, such a presentation of the national dishes of Japan are extremely negligent and unacceptable. In their opinion, sushi is not can in this case be called sushi.
This is interesting
The Japanese are renowned for their longevity. Their secret is in the correct food: tofu, rice, seaweed. Also very useful seafood. The use of natural foods helps to increase the life of the Japanese.
Japan is famous not only for its birds, flowers and dishes. Great respect among his contemporaries is called the emperors of Japan. They were able to recreate such a extraordinary traditions and customs of the modern inhabitants.