Culinary traditions as the basis of longevity
Every woman wants to give your family health and longevity. Important role plays the development of culinary traditions in the family. What principles should be followed in this choice? What…

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TEA CEREMONIES of the WORLD - outside of Moscow, holiday with children, where to go with kids, kids games
The house "China". You will see the work of a Chinese calligrapher and learn about Chinese tea ceremony, and will be able to taste the different varieties of Chinese tea.…

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Culture, traditions and customs of Turkey. • Turkey • Asia • Countries

In Turkey the relations between the sexes have prints of Muslim traditions. Although by law women and men are equal, Turkish women in the society still occupy a secondary position. Women in Turkey are obliged to be faithful wives and caring mothers. To go to work is permitted only if the husband agree.

So far in the provinces you can meet up with polygamy. One husband in some villages may be about six spouse. In such a family the house is divided into two halves: male and female. While each wife should have their own room. The husband is obliged to give gifts and to pay attention equally to each spouse. Any woman can keep his farm, which is a kind of independence.

To go to the mosque decided to close the legs to the knees and no shoes. Women are expected to cover the head. During prayers to mosques are not supposed to not distract the faithful.

The Turks pay great attention to Muslim rituals and ceremonies. Every boy in years 7-12 is held the rite of circumcision, while his parents are preparing for this like for a great holiday. After passing the rite the boy becomes a full member of the community of Muslims.

The Turks from the age of 15 should observe the fast of Ramadan, in the days which you cannot drink, eat, and smell something Continue reading

JAPAN: unusual customs, traditions, rules of conduct

Japanese society is built on the basis of a rigid hierarchy: senior – Junior, boss – employee, parents – children. Therefore, respect for elders, leadership is infinite. Therefore, the Japanese never leave work before your boss. On the other hand, the Japanese are a very cohesive nation. Note that the Japanese tourists all over the world go in groups, not looking up from his. In difficult times, every resident of the Country of the rising sun considers it his duty to help the Motherland. That’s why after the earthquake and the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant on a day to clean all the town came out: and the citizens, and the priests, and the police.

Rules of conduct

In Japanese society it is customary to bow to each other when meeting, in gratitude, apologies, expressions of sympathy, the goodbye. Any self-respecting Japanese person, even if he is the President of a large company, will bow in greeting. The difference in the bows between the supervisor and subordinates will be only in the degree of inclination of the body. Uvajaemie than the person, the lower bow. This is not unusual among Europeans in the handshake. Of course, you can not answer the greeting with a bow. But by doing so you can offend the interlocutor. Educated the Japanese will not show it, but to reach Continue reading