February 14. Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day. Holiday for romantically inclined couples and companies-manufacturers of confectionery products. If in our area usually give each other cards-“Valentine”, which provided financial more young people can add flowers and some gift gift, in Japan Valentine’s Day is inextricably linked with the chocolate.
Valentine’s day in Japan is celebrated from about the 1930-ies, and at the time, the main gifts were various sweets and treats. Since then, the range of permitted gifts has grown considerably and covers many things, from colognes, to a variety of accessories and clothing. But chocolate continues to be such an integral part of the celebration, as, for example, a tree for Christmas.
It is noteworthy that in Japan Valentine’s Day is, for the most part, the holiday for men, since they that day get sweet gifts from their lovers, girlfriends, classmates, fellow students or colleagues. These gifts can range from small candies to cakes. The only condition is that they must contain chocolate. Of course, a sign of special attention is considered to be chocolate (or another treat), cooked girlfriend in person.
However, if a girl gives someone a chocolate, it does not mean that she is in love with this man. There is a difference, between so-called “obligatory chocolate” – giri-choco which Continue reading
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.
And here in the Philippines, new year’s eve at a festive streamasfile should be round fruit. It is the symbol Continue reading
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