North and South Korea: striking contrasts
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Sexual traditions of different countries – Women’s forum

It would seem that sex is the same for all around the world. However, in many countries the attitude to this intimate process does not correspond not correspond to our ideas and strange for the European mentality. Today is about the strangest traditions of different countries.

Africa

This mysterious continent inhabited by diverse tribes, of civilization where you practically never heard of. So, in East Africa, in the baganda tribe is a fertile tradition.

To harvest plantain – this plant is the main feed crop of the tribe – was good, the couple that is definitely parents of twins must spend the next ritual: the wife lies down in a field and puts himself in a plantain flower, and the task of men is to remove the flower without using his hands. If the ritual was performed well and quickly, so the harvest will be excellent.

Kamchatka (Russia)

Hardly a man of the modern metropolis will be happy if his wife is having sex with a friend who came to visit. However, in Kamchatka and in some settlements the eskimo and Chukchi “share wife” with a male stranger – the top honor. But if the spouse from such “incidental” sex and gets pregnant, it will be considered a real success!

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The Population of South Korea.

The population of South Korea is over 48 million people.

National structure:

Koreans (99%);

other Nations (Chinese, Filipinos, Thais, Vietnamese, Americans).

Koreans believe that they are descendents of Altaic or proto-Altaic tribes: they compare themselves with Turks, Mongols and Tungus. Their confidence is based on archaeological data, according to which the Korean Peninsula really migrated tribes from southern and Central Siberia during the Neolithic and bronze age.

1 sq km is home to 480 people, but the most densely populated district is Seoul yangcheon-GU (population density of over 27,000 people per 1 sq km) and least populated County Inje-gun (Gangwon province): here on 1 square km is home to 20 people.

The official language is Korean, but a wide spread in the country got more and English.

Major cities: Seoul, Daejeon, Busan, Ichon, Daegu, Gwangju, Ulsan, Suwon,

Half of South Koreans (51%) Buddhist, and the others are Protestantism, Catholicism, Confucianism, shamanism.

Lifespan

The female population on average live to 80, and the male – to 73 years. Despite fairly high rates, South Korea pays for health care not so much money (2000$ a year for 1 person).

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New year traditions in different countries.

What is the New Year. Lush, fragrant tree , kilograms of tangerines. snow slides. bubbling champagne in a glass and of course. « Steam » — such associations will come to mind of our compatriot .

New year in Russia

But every. who will visit the main holiday of the year where — then outside their homeland. will be affected. as far as Christmas traditions of other countries ( and especially — other continents ) is not like ours .

New year traditions in different countries

In Japan there is a belief. that the New Year will bring good luck to. who will meet him in a new outfit . Therefore, in clothing stores on the eve of the festival is an excitement. And from Buddhist temples at midnight posted the sound of the bells. is considered to be. what exactly 108 beats let go of all the sins of man .

On New Year’s in Japan, it is customary to gather all family members at one table. this gala dinner takes place without noise. the bustle and drinking songs. The Japanese prefer to sit quietly and think about it. what brought them to the outgoing year. as well as making plans for the upcoming .

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