In the world there are so many different festivals, among which are very unusual and interesting.
Nude holiday in Japan — Hadak Matsuri or “naked festival” which is celebrated since 767. In the temple Saidaji going 3000 men aged 23 to 43 years who are dressed only in loincloths. The purpose of this holiday — to attract good luck, as it is believed that a naked man takes away all the miseries if to touch him. Participants of the event after visiting the Temple, where the cleansing, they organize a procession through the streets of the city, where hundreds of people in search of fortune trying to touch them. On this day, as the street is cool in February, and need to have the courage to go out half-naked on the street, the Japanese drink a lot of sake.
Annual festival The Summer Redneck Games in Georgia . USA, the apotheosis of which is competition Plugaru in liquid clay (Mud Pit Belly Flоp) under the joyful screams of fans. Special delight of the audience causes the clay rain sheds at all after a particularly loud dive competing in the red sticky mass.
Zombies March in Boston . The centre of the city this day be overrun by beings, allegedly went in search of their victims. Some zombies prefer to dress up in blood-stained wedding suits and rubber masks, others depict the living dead, moving like Michael Continue reading
Before to give examples of family traditions, let us try to define the very notion. What actually are these little cultural customs, rules and laws of the modern world?
Section 1. Examples of family traditions. Give a General definition of the concept
To this question to find a definite and correct answer is not as easy as it might seem at first glance. Why? The thing is that, as it turned out, many understand this phrase differently.
Refer to monolingual dictionaries. In most of these States, that is called the traditions adopted in the family of manners, norms, attitudes and customs that are passed from one generation to the next. They may vary depending on place of residence, customs and views. Some of them we gladly accept and ready to adopt, while others, in turn, cause confusion or even fear.
Try closing your eyes and mentally review the words “family tradition”. What associations in memory? In most cases, as a rule, situations and moments from my childhood, associated with parents and children, grandparents, something warm and dear. Meetings at the holiday table, trips to the seaside in summer or in the woods Continue reading
Japan – it amazing country, where live the samurai, Sakura blossoms, and on holidays on the Central streets of cities roam sham fire-breathing dragons. Actually, the Japanese – this is one of the most practical and sane of Nations. The population of this country boasts high performance in terms of longevity. So, sociological studies show that the average age of the Japanese is 77 years for women and 74 years for men. Japan also boasts one of the lowest mortality rates among countries around the world.
Japan – this country, which for centuries has not changed the interior of the premises. Here, preference is given to a greater extent natural materials. This is because here people want to be healthy, and try to live in clean homes and eat natural products. This is evident in the bills that prohibit Smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages in public places. So, for this we have created a special Smoking cabins, equipped with air filtration system.
Another essential attribute of Japanese culture is the cuisine. In this country, not another love tea ceremonies and various rice dishes. If we consider traditional dishes, the most popular are sushi. The main ingredients for this delicacy are rice, specially prepared with acetic seasoning, seafood and other ingredients. Lately this dish is gaining popularity in other countries. Really, really tasty sushi can be enjoyed Continue reading