New year is one of the most popular holidays in the world. The celebration of the Christmas holidays always planned clearly and carefully. Such plans are always accompanied by vanity, exciting, but always pleasant troubles. It is the planning of venue, decoration of homes with Christmas trees, garlands various, global purchase of products, all kinds of fireworks and, most importantly, it is buying gifts. Finally, it is considered that the new year is a time of performances of all desires, the expectation that the new year will bring many new and best. The concept of this holiday is always associated with something magical. Therefore, the celebration of the new year is the most long-awaited holiday, both for children and for adults.
It should be noted that the traditions of holding various Novogodnyaya of all Nations. Some may seem dostatochnymi, unusual, but one common link is to cardinality. This expectation of a miracle which will definitely bring nastupaushim.
In some countries, such as Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador,very popular sale of lingerie in different colors. All because every color has its own symbolism. For example, yellow is the color of revenue and profit,and the red is a symbol of love.
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In South Korea, a lot of holidays, but the official non-working days are only eight of them. The most important Korean holidays – Sallal (Korean New year) and Chuseok (harvest festival) – are officially non-working days. It’s also worth noting that in the case that a holiday in the calendar falls on a weekly day off, it is not transferred the next day and just “burns”.
March 1 (day-off) – Samil (independence day of Korea) . It is noted the country’s liberation from Japanese occupation.
March 14 – White day . Korean analogue 8 March, men congratulate women and give them presents.
April 5 (day-off) – arbor Day . On this day, Koreans (very successfully) engaged in the restoration of forests in the country.
The eighth day of the fourth lunar month (April – may) — Buddha’s Birthday . Bright paper lanterns are decorated with all Buddhist temples and monasteries. Sometimes even lanterns adorn the streets and houses.
1 may – workers Day (labor day).
May 5 (day-off) – Children’s day (children’s day – Orini nal).
June 6 (day off) – Day of memory of victims for the native land . Is held in memory of all those killed in the Korean war.
July 17 – Constitution Day of Korea .
August 15 (day off) – Day of Liberation . Unlike independence Day (March 1) – this is a purely military celebration, Continue reading
Turkish customs and traditions or what you can and cannot do to tourists
For the reason that Turkey is at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, on the crossroads of ancient trade routes, its culture is very complex and sometimes even difficult to understand. And Turkish customs and traditions are mixed – part of them came from the Caucasus, the other – from the Middle East, the third – from the Mediterranean. You can also see the imprints of the cultures of Central Asia and even the ancient world. Moreover, the Turks themselves have become one people, only by the early twentieth century, so there is nothing surprising in such a confusion cannot be found. However, tourists do not necessarily learn the history of Turkey and all the neighboring Nations – in order to avoid problems due to his behavior, you need to learn only the minimum of its norms in this country. As a rule, traditions of behavior are associated with Islam, but some are quite distinctive. The implementation of the standards of conduct will enable a person not to annoy local residents and not to create problems yourself, be polite and pleasant person, and follow these simple rules you can easily.
Going to Turkey and trying to find local flavor, it is important Continue reading