Every nation has its own traditions and customs, and most striking and beautiful of them belong to the wedding ceremony. It is believed that Dagestani weddings are pompous: hundreds of guests, loud music, colorful outfits, folk dancing, plenty of food and drinks, and much more. Observance of rituals is the main component of a traditional Dagestani wedding.
In today’s world many traditions have been lost, the influence of European culture and the Muslim religion influenced the wedding ceremonies of the Caucasian republics. Part of the population adheres to religious canons, the other tries to make the wedding theater show. And, unfortunately, it affected that the Dagestani wedding customs are rare in the process of marriage. However, they all have similar features.
Before playing a wedding, it is necessary to observe the rite of engagement, which includes matchmaking. The groom with his entourage goes to the bride’s house with gifts, where proposes to her. After receiving a positive answer, solved day to process the Nikah (Muslim marriage), and young people go to the registry office to apply. Arranged after the noisy festivities in honor of this joyous event, and from next Continue reading
In national dress of any nation reflects its customs and culture. Japan – very unique country and its traditional clothing is very beautiful and her spirit transmission kimono or wafuku.
Originally, the term “kimono” referred to all clothing, but with the onset of Western fashion, the term came to mean only Japanese national dress. The Japanese had the desire to give his traditional clothing the term “wafuku”, but the Europeans still perceive both terms as synonyms.
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The history of national costume
In the Jomon era, which lasted from 13,000 to 300 BC, the Japanese was simple clothes from hemp fibers. In the first Millennium BC in Japanese clothing appeared the Korean-Manchurian costume, and in the 5th century of our era Japanese costume was similar to Chinese hanfu. In the middle ages the nobles, priests and samurai over the kimono were wearing special pants-skirt hakama. Ordinary people wore clothes only on holidays or at festive events such as a wedding. From 1392 hakama could not be worn over the kimono began to tie the special Obi belt. In 1603 the costume acquired the form, which has been preserved to our days. It has extended sleeves, made wider Obi that was tied Continue reading
Features Duty free shops in Europe and Asia
To reach the place of vacation can in a variety of modes of transport. Some people prefer a car, someone trains, and some airplanes I love, and it’s not only possible to reach the goal in the shortest possible time.
In many international airports have Duty free shops. Their name comes from the English duty free shop or duty free shop. In other words, the products on the shelves, not subject to taxes and excises, which allows you to sell at a significantly lower price.
This generosity stems from the fact that when landing at the international plane or train, you cross the border and immediately get into the zone on which the current tax of the country are not functioning. It is noteworthy that some Duty free stores have on airlines and cruise ships. Accomplish a purchase in the store, you can only with a boarding pass and passport.
Most often in such stores you can find alcohol, tobacco products, cosmetics and perfumes, jewelry and costume jewelry, mobile phones, branded clothing and much more. On average, prices of goods are reduced by 20% (the prices of alcohol and tobacco decreased by almost 50%).
You can also be sure that the quality of the goods meets European standards.
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