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The Amazing customs and traditions of different Nations of the world

 

In Denmark the flag hanging in the window, says that in this house someone celebrating a birthday.

In Thailand, a holiday song, the Crane is considered to drench passers-by with water, it is considered a good-luck. Also in Thailand, where the majority of the population professes Buddhism, man’s head is considered a sacred repository of the soul and the touch is considered a serious insult.

Men from some eskimo tribes lined up to greet the stranger. Then the first of them comes forward and thoroughly spanks the stranger on top of her head, and expects a similar response from a stranger. Slaps and punches continue until such time as any of the parties does not fall on the ground. The natives of South America greet spitting at each other. And some Nations of Africa known to do is protruding tongue.

In Korea, to show that the meal was good, and all very tasty, as loudly as possible need to slurp.

Among the peoples of the North of Kamchatka many centuries it was understood that if a guest comes into sexual contact with the wife of your master, thus provides great honor. The hostess made every effort so that the guest wanted to share a bed with her. And special good luck for this house was considered, if a woman became pregnant from this connection. The birth of a child is celebrated Continue reading

Theatrical Grand Prix of the Amur autumn festival

Theater the Grand Prix of the festival “the Amur autumn”, the jury awarded the play “roller coaster” Director Alexander Nazarov, producer Valery Levushkin.

“In the competition of theatrical performances the prize for “Best actor” received the George Taratorkin, who played a major role in the play “roller coaster”.

Prize “Best Director” awarded to Vladimir Pankova for the play “Territory of love”, Elena Yakovleva, who played the main character in the play “the Territory of love,” awarded “best actress”. “Amur crane” for best supporting actor awarded to Emanuel Vitorgan for his role in the play “the love”, – said the interlocutor.

For the first time awarded the prize for the best scenography has been artistic Director of the play “rollercoaster” Mr Boer.

Grand Prix for the best film awarded to the film “Minnesota” directed by Alexander Proshkin, told RIA Novosti on Sunday, the spokesman of the forum.

“Tape “Minnesota” received at the festival “the Amur autumn” two more prizes – “drama”, which was written Continue reading

Japanese holidays

 

TOKYO – JANUARY 14: Japanese twenty-year-olds dressed in traditional kimonos attend the annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Toshimaen Amusement Park on January 14, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan. In Japan at the age of 20 people officially become part of the adult community and are eligible to vote, drink alcohol and smoke. (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

In Japan, celebrated on 14 public holidays, each of which on a day off. In addition to these, there are many holidays: one in the culture of the country came more recently, another couple of thousand years.

By the way, in Japan it is not customary to congratulate the holidays. The reason for the greetings can only be a personal achievement or success (graduation, for example) or the birth of a child. To all “personal” holidays, it is customary to give gifts. The surprise also the last day of the year and in the summer on a holiday Bon.

The Japanese. practical people, because most often for each other 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 unwrap the gifts cannot. it is possible to inadvertently offend. In addition, gifts should not be abandoned.

Here is a list of some of the Japanese holidays:

1 January is a public holiday of the New year (Ganjitsu), one of the brightest events of the year. Usually celebrated for 5 days from December 30 to January 3. New year’s eve it is customary to hold prayer hatsumode (cry for happiness).

To sleep, decided to go only on the night of 2nd / 3rd January. Hatsu-Yume (translated as “first dream of the year”) is considered prophetic divination about Continue reading