The Tanabata festival — one of the most romantic in Japan. It is celebrated on the seventh day of the seventh month — that is, 7 July in the Gregorian calendar. According to the legend, on this day only two lovers, separated on the sky the Milky way, can meet and spend time together.
The basis of the Tanabata festival is an ancient legend about a beautiful girl named Orihime, the daughter of the God of the Firmament. All day did she that wove the cloud — the heavenly clothing of his divine father. But one day she saw a young man named Kibokoni that led to about a bull. And, of course, immediately fell in love. The feeling captured Orihime so much that she forgot about his work. After the wedding, the couple neglected their case: loom stood idle, and the bull wandered aimlessly through the vast Plains of High Heaven. Found out about it, the God of the Firmament became angry and commanded that the lovers have separated, and not just so, and the Heavenly River, i.e. Milky Way. And only once a year, on the seventh day of the seventh month, the lovers can meet. Help them to magpies: connecting your wings, they form a living bridge over which Orihime and Kibokoni can pass to each other and to spend some time together.
And that doesn’t happen every year! If the weather is rainy, the Heavenly River overflows and even magpies are not able to help spouses. Have Continue reading
How Much is wife is from Central Asia? news filed under Society, current information, discussion news, discussion on Newsland
The greatest demand is for the bride from Central Asia to Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. Dowry is growing. Moreover, foreign grooms prefer girls with higher education. For Asian parents daughter be a good investment project.
To buy Turkmen girl of marriageable age available for $10 thousand, and a good education increases the “cost” of the bride at times. From the point of view of parents of girls traditional dowry and mahr – the key to a strong marriage.
In South-East Asia bride from the former Central Asian republics of the USSR are most in demand. The fact is that there are significantly more men than women, due to the widespread practice of abortion by gender. Girls have always been considered a burden for the family. However, now that the economies of the countries of the region are strengthened, and changing priorities.
Wealthy Malaysians and Indonesians are looking for wives in the former Soviet space, told orientalist Dmitry Verkhoturov: “In South-East Asia is Buddhist country, there are Muslim countries. Muslim countries – Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei – develop a fairly intense relationship with Central Asia. There grooms from Indonesia, for example, take a wife girls from Uzbekistan”.
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Marriage Bali. This is perhaps one of the strangest wedding ceremonies and obscure European Asnani. During the ceremony, young saw off part of the teeth without an anaesthetic, symbolizing the fact that people do not belong to the world of evil spirits, bearing fangs. At the wedding table sitting only women and men who prepared the dishes for the feast all night, resting at this time.
In Bermuda, it is customary to decorate the top tier of the wedding cake tiny young tree. After that they planted the same tree in front of his house as a sign that their marriage will last until the tree grows.
In Vietnam there are two wedding celebrations, one satisfied with the groom’s parents, the other is organized on the bride’s side.
Indian marriage. According to an old tradition to ward off evil spirits over the heads of young three times and twist the coconuts. After the ceremony, to family zhizni was happy, without any misery and sorrow the bride and the groom, the male family member is showering flower petals .
Marriage in Caribbean
On the Islands of Barbados, Grenada and Santa Lucia for the wedding isikut huge ‘black’ cake stuffed with dried fruits and rum. The recipe for this Continue reading