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
In Japan celebrates 14 public holidays, on each day off. In addition to these, there are many holidays in one culture of the country came recently, others for several thousand years. By the way, in Japan it is not customary to congratulate with holidays.Porridge, according to popular belief, fill the body force for a year. The reason for the congratulations can only be a personal achievement or the success of graduating high school, for example, or the birth of a child. Samples – the Holidays of Japan presentation To all “personal” holidays is to give gifts.Usually celebrated for 5 days from December 30 to January 3.Sleep is considered to lie only in the night of 2nd / 3rd January. A surprise also on the last day of the outgoing year and the summer festival of Bon. The Japanese are a practical people, because most of to each other give useful things towels, soap, food, exotic fruit. The gift should not be too “personal”. More will be valued not the gift itself, and its beautiful packaging. In the presence of the giver to open my presents − these could inadvertently hurt him.August 15 in Japan August − Day of remembrance of the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Furthermore, gifts cannot be refused. July 1 open July climbing season on September 15 is celebrated Continue reading