Vitamins and national food traditions
The Japanese and Chinese eat meat and vegetables with rice. The Spaniards hit the menu – seafood and tomatoes. Ukraine - borsch and Salo, in Russia – soup and porridge.…

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Nicholas II Alexandrovich /Romanov/ (6(18).05.1868 Tsarskoye Selo — 17.08.1918 Ekaterinburg) — last Russian Emperor (1894-1917 gg.), the eldest son of Emperor Alexander III Alexandrovich and Empress Maria Feodorovna. His reign…

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November holidays in Japan – a WOMAN’s WORLD

November days can vary, for example, going to Japan, where it is a lot of variety of activities, including, probably, everyone will find something that will interest him.

For example, the third number in this country is culture day, which is considered a public holiday due to the fact that its main purpose is to intensify the development of Japanese culture in a free and peaceful direction.

The Japanese celebrate this event so much fun: in many cities on the third day with parades, which are attended by people dressed in national costumes, which were typical of different eras. The squares are theatrical performances, galleries and exhibitions, which presented works of art. Most of the museums arranges an open day when everyone can go inside and explore the exhibits on display. That is why it is in this month it attracts huge number of tourists, interested in Japanese culture.

Also on this day in a solemn ceremony takes place the ceremony of awarding the order of culture. Thus highlights the merits of people who have made a significant contribution to the cultural life of society. Each year the award is given to four thousand activists, realizing themselves in various fields.

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5 interesting Japanese customs

The main distinguishing feature of the Rising Sun is its ideology, the cornerstone of which is Shinto. According to the teachings of traditional Japanese religion, the world around us is filled with deities who densely inhabit every corner. The love rituals that distinguish Japanese culture, and inherent to the Shinto cult of contemplation, caused the appearance of beautiful and unique traditions and customs.

World globalization of recent years has not spared Japan, however, this amazing small country, total area of which is ten times smaller than any of the regions or States, as no other has managed to preserve its culture. Surely everyone has heard about the Japanese education, tea ceremony, ikebana, cherry blossoms, or hot sake, but some other interesting Japanese customs are often left overs.

1. The annual festival of crying children.

The Japanese believe that a crying baby contributes to the normal development of the child and ward off evil spirits. Interesting the way kids bring tears. On the dais in front of spectators leaving the wrestlers of traditional Japanese sumo wrestling, each of which receives one child. Victory goes to the wrestler that is able to cause his ward a very loud and shrill crying.

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Festival of the Steel Phallus in Japan

Last weekend in the Japanese city of Kawasaki hosted the annual festival “Kanamara Matsuri” festival of the Steel Phallus

The Japanese carry on their shoulders a portable altar in the shape of male sex organ in the temple Kanayama during the festival “Matsuri Kanamara”, Kawasaki.

Kanamara Matsuri the annual festival of fertility. It is held in Kawasaki. The center of the celebration is the Kanayama Temple (the Temple of the Penis). The main festivities fall on the first Sunday of April.

Guests enjoy themselves at the festival “Matsuri Kanamara”, Kawasaki, April 7, 2013. Photo: Keith Tsuji/Getty Images

The penis is the main theme of the event. And this is reflected everywhere – on posters, candy wrappers, ornaments that are sold everywhere… the vegetable sellers with the pleasure of practicing in the relevant occasion of cutting figures of vegetables – from carrots, cucumbers and all such things.

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