Tea and coffee Ufa
Once Russia was famous for its teahouses, taverns and restaurants visitors visited to "drinking tea", by ordering several cups of this noble drink with cakes, pancakes, pies and candy. The…

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Valentine's Day in Japan
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…

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The Most unusual Christmas traditions

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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The Dagestan wedding, Caucasian traditions

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

National dress of Japan

Men’s kimono

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

The Japanese sword: the tradition and the basis of tradition
Is it possible to understand the entity which is encapsulated in the Japanese sword . besides not being a resident of this country? Probably not. Is it possible to evaluate…

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The strangest features of Asian culture
People who have never visited Asia, it is an extraordinary world, full of wonder, temptations. Surprising newcomers and Asia everything: the languages, the smells, the cuisine. In addition to temples,…

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