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 .
New Year celebration in Australia is very similar to ours . People are going Continue reading
Kusatsu the JAPANESE BATH, the JAPANESE BATH, SITZ BATH, DESIGN IN JAPANESE STYLE, HOW to MAKE a JAPANESE BATH
Bath culture of Japan has always harbored an inexplicable fascination for the people of Europe and the rest of the world. Around deep tubs-pools directly at them and unfolded an exquisite action whole ceremony and accompanying bathing, relaxation, enjoyment.
Originally Kusatsu the Japanese baths were wooden, most of all by its shape and a huge device resembling a deep tub. This appearance has developed over more than a Millennium of history. To have the big tub at home could afford only very rich people, so basically there was a bath in the public baths, which were peculiar to the Japanese clubs. Take a bath, simultaneously, by several people, so baths often became a place of intimate meetings and private negotiations. Many treacherous conspiracies were born in warm water baths and fragrant hot steam.
The other party bath time was always an exquisite communication with specially trained geisha, make the process of bathing in exquisite physical and aesthetic pleasure.
Centuries passed. Like so much else in Japan, the country’s most longstanding traditions, it is the bathing ceremony has not changed. And now you can visit a traditional public bath, with all its attributes, into a deep bath-pool, Continue reading
In the nineteenth century the marriage age of boys was from 18 to 25 years old, respectively girls 16-23. Now everything has changed dramatically, the age of marriage slightly increased. But, as for customs – they have not changed very much. Let us consider them closer.
Throughout the territory of Ukraine in some families still exists an old tradition to give first married the older children and then younger. In case if some of the younger kids getting married earlier than the elder, it was considered a great insult for the older brother or sister. Also according to the laws of Ukraine traditions a wedding to start the week cannot, because of this, weddings are held on weekends.
Known custom in Eastern Ukraine is the custom according to which a bride on the most important day shall be something new, something old, blue and borrowed. All this in order not to lose the connection to her past life, but nevertheless with new forces to go to new. That’s just the lay of the land, something blue, remains a mystery. As you know each custom has a share of puzzles, so it’s not weird.
Just after the famous bride, in the province instituted to bless the young for a happy marriage. It should do the father of the young. Continue reading