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Japanese women at work Life and social status of women in Japan from ancient times was regulated by steadfast traditions and unwritten laws: the education and training of women was…

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The strangest of Japanese tradition
Yokohama — a wonderful combination of ancient traditions and modern technologies For many people, the land of the Rising Sun is still a mystery, it should be noted - did…

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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…

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German culinary habits – Deutsche Essgewohnheiten

Hätten Sie gewusst, dass …

Eisbein = die Schweinshaxe = pork shank

Sauerkraut = sauerkraut

abwechslungsreich = variety

Speisezettel der – die Speisekarte – das Menü = menu

ablehnen = reject, reject

das Getränk = drink

…die internationale Küche in Deutschland ist auch weitverbreitet . Italienisches, asiatisches, türkisches, griechisches oder osteuropäisches Essen ist in jeder größeren Stadt erhältlich.

der Wein = the wine

der Schnaps = schnapps, vodka

Did You know that…

… sausage in most countries identified with German cuisine. They clearly are the favorite choice of fast food, which catches the eyes of guests in Germany, be it curry sausage, Thuringian or Nuremberg sausages, in sandwiches or potato salad. In the summer they lie on each grill.

It is hardly possible to believe, but German sausages are ubiquitous and very popular even in far Japan: the Frankfurt sausages are on every Japanese national holiday and you can buy them in many supermarkets.

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Wedding traditions and wedding gifts in Korea

For the true Korean wedding is one of the most significant events in life. This is due to the fact that the old Korean custom of man was considered an adult only after marriage, regardless of his age. Thus even forty-year-old “honeymooners” was his long-awaited social status.

Modern wedding ceremony is usually carried out in the so-called “the hall of rituals”. Despite the name, these places are organized exclusively for weddings. Some families prefer to celebrate at home, but this is the exception rather than the rule.

Still the great value has a choice of the wedding date. If in ancient times it was customary to consult soothsayers, but now the young prefer to choose the day according to the old lunar calendar. Usually, the choice falls on a Saturday or Sunday to come to the wedding was as much invited.

In earlier times, the bride’s attire was a petticoat of red silk, olive green jacket and purple robe. But since the middle of last century in Korea rooted Western traditions, and now the main wedding garment is the gorgeous white dress, and groom – the classic suit or coat, which usually have rented.

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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 invited exorcists who have made special prayer services, aimed at all the troubles people have switched to paper dolls, which were then taken to swim in the river or sea. These dolls were called “nagashi-Bina” dolls, lowered for the river.

Originally the feast was celebrated only at court and among the military class, but soon spread quickly and the people. National doll festival began in the 18th century, then we add a custom to arrange in homes where there are girls, shows a richly dressed dolls depicting the life and customs of the Imperial Palace.

This tradition continues to this day. Now this is not a paper doll, but a real work of art of ceramics and silk, dressed in luxurious clothes. Hina dolls are not for everyday games, they are usually put in the Central room of the house on a special bookcase – hindana, and just a few days admiring them. Some of these sets of dolls are very expensive 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…

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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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