Want to celebrate the New year in a new, more interesting and more original than ever? It may be wise to use this idea for the customs and traditions of other peoples? Not proceed according to strictly specified rules, do not try to limit the style of one country, connect your imagination and sense of humor, and then the new year’s eve can turn into a night trip around the world.
The Bulgarians, following old traditions, always celebrate New year at home. With the twelfth stroke of the clock all homes for three minutes in darkness: the time of new year’s kiss replacing the toast. “Pause kisses” – the tradition of easy, a great way to avoid tedious and lengthy toasts, the need to write any special words.
The British used to order gifts in the letters addressed to Father Christmas (Father Christmas) that will be burned in the fireplace, and the smoke from the chimney all of these requests go directly to the destination. In the family circle the ceremony of distributing gifts even now often takes place in accordance with ancient tradition by drawing lots.
In Scotland there is a symbolic custom of burning the Old year and the opening of the road for a New: on the eve of setting fire to a barrel of resin and a fun crowd wheeled her through the streets. When the time is approaching twelve, the master of the house silently opens the front Continue reading
Sex in Arabic: spooky traditions – The GoGabber Forums: Discuss Business, Selling Online, Cars, Girls, Relationships, Property, News & Politics
In the Islamic world there are male sexologists who, together with their European and American colleagues are trying to understand what the sex in Arabic in our time.
So recently in Lebanon on a 3-day conference brought together graduates of related disciplines from Oxford, Columbia University, the American University in Beirut, and representatives of the younger clergy.
After the first day of work it became clear that in Islamic countries close and not that romantic sex, of which Europeans read in “the Tales of 1001 nights” Scheherazade incomparable. And there is sexual brutality, cruelty to children and bloody violence.
In some Arab States still have a medieval custom, according to which the relatives of the groom, or rather, young man, can kill the whole family of the bride was not a virgin. And the Syariah court will give the thugs only a suspended sentence, as the disgrace of the bride is considered a mitigating circumstance for such serious crimes.
Like getting married all over the world
1. Bulgarian Muslim bride from ethnic groups at very high speeds to prepare the wedding ceremony in the village of Draginovo.
2. 24-year-old Continue reading
Each country, culture is unique because unlike other. It is this feature that makes international travel so attractive. Each country has its own peculiarities, and, for example, what is allowed in Germany, severely punished in China.
Etiquette is the silent language by which you can tell a lot and understand a lot, if you know how to see. Etiquette cannot be substituted. Conversing with a foreigner, sometimes it is difficult to explain how you feel about him and what he says. But if you own etiquette, your silence, gestures, intonation will speak louder than words. By external style to keep abroad are judged not only on the person, but also about the country he represents. The tradition of the business community, conducting business and social meetings, conversational phrases, gifts, manners, table manners, dress codes – the answers to these and many other questions will provide students with this program.
Each time, entering Continue reading