In Japan March is generally considered women’s month is celebrated not only the eighth of March, but “Momo-but sekku” (peach blossom Festival), the famous Holiday girls, better known as “Hina Matsuri”, the doll Festival. Initially celebrated in the 3rd day of the 3rd month, as a seasonal event because at that time the peasants were relatively free from agricultural work and can enjoy the first warm days, when you started flowering peach trees.
According to the ancient traditions of the Heian period (794-1185 years) on 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, “nagsi-Bina” which was then taken to swim in the river or sea.
The wide spread of the holiday was in the 18th century, and its main purpose was added custom to arrange in homes where there are girls, shows a richly dressed dolls depicting the life and customs of the Imperial Palace. Now the custom has changed a bit: instead of paper dolls put ceramic figures dressed in silk clothes. On a special bookcase in the best room there is a set that is composed of dolls, passed on from generation to generation Continue reading
Interesting facts about Korea – Article – things about Korea and Koreans – 1. History, culture, etc. of Korea and the CIS. The catalogue of our information – lim Community. Culture and traditions of Korea
Millions of people around the world, one way or another, daily use equipment produced in this small but incredibly developed country. South Korea famous for high-tech companies such as KIA, Daewoo, LG, Samsung and Hyundai, which provide us a cheap, quality and reliable equipment, from batteries to cars. Meanwhile, few of us can boast a vast knowledge about this country, which is also referred to as the “hermit Kingdom” and “Land of the morning calm.” The history of this country has over 5000 years, but by the people of the Republic of Korea cherish the legend that the state was founded by the son of the woman-bear, and the celestial by Dangun in 2333 BC
North and South Korea
The division of Korea happened in 1945, when they signed the Soviet-American Treaty about the division of spheres of influence. While under “the watchful eye” of the USSR was the Northern part of the country, where accelerated tempo was built communism, and influenced United States – South. Meanwhile, despite such a long separation reliable border, the populations of both countries, and South and North Korea and do not take each other for independent Continue reading
Still deaf in the villages of Northern Kamchatka persisted centuries-old tradition of the guest copulation with the wife of the owner of the house. Moreover, the consent of the guest for the woman ready to do anything, as this is considered a great honor. And if after intercourse the woman will get pregnant, if not, luck and happiness to this house and around the village.
In order to marry a Tibetan girl should have at least a dozen sexual partners.
In Nepal, polyandry is the norm. Almost all of the few polyandrist societies practice what anthropologists call fraternal polyandry, where a group of brothers divide among themselves a wife. It is widespread in the Himalayas, where very little fertile land and the emergence of another son would mean the division of land to another son could be based on your own family. For the sake of space and they begin to create a family hostel with shared wife.
Each inhabitant of ancient Babylon had to make a sacrifice to the goddess of love Ishtar. For the execution of the ritual, the woman walked into the sanctuary of the goddess, sat in a conspicuous place and waited, when she chooses an unknown man. The client gave the lady a coin, after which they went to some secluded area where he committed the sexual Continue reading