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In Antiques includes antique furniture, paintings, ceramics, books and more. Popular ancient books on archeology and history, wardrobes and dressing tables, pitchers, and Oriental paintings. When buying Antiques you need…

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The CUSTOMS of DIFFERENT PEOPLES
Amazing customs in different countries In Norway it is not customary to give place to older people in transport. It is believed that you emphasize their physical superiority. In the…

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Korean wedding: characteristics, traditions and rituals

Before the wedding, at the groom’s house is held a ceremony of thanksgiving, during which after all of the groom’s family will taste the treats at the holiday table, the groom kneels, folds hands, bows and says thanks to her parents.

After that, accompanied by “Wuxi”, the groom goes to the bride’s house to go through the tradition of her redemption, which for some reason many believe the original Russian. Actually the custom of redemption existed in Korea since ancient times.

The first meet the groom’s brothers, sisters, and bridesmaids, which will definitely bestow gifts, and those who are younger – sweets. Only after that the groom will be able to get into the house and easily walk to the bride’s room, where he will have to pay more serious ransom for the chance to see his darling. The size of the ransom depends on the skills of the “Wuxi” if he has the eloquence and be able to praise the groom, he may allow to pass to the bride for free.

There is another way to compete for a bride. For this groom can engage in a playful battle with his elder brother of his sweetheart. It looks pretty fun, and positive mood from this action are guaranteed to all others.

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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.

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Tea culture of Korea

Tea culture Korea has a long history. In “Historical notes of the Three kingdoms” (“Samguk Saga”), written by order of the king in 1145 year in the era of the Koryo dynasty (918-1392 G. G.) a record that the tea culture in Korea was widely spread even during the reign of Queen Sondok (632-647.), the 27th ruler of the Kingdom, the Power, the envoy of Kim Dae-REM by order of the king was brought from Tang China tea seeds, which the king ordered to put on the warm southern slope of mount jirisan. Today grow wild teas.

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To “Samguk Saga” existed more ancient records, but they were all destroyed by fire during the numerous invasions of the Korean territory. Although these historical records are not preserved, we believe that tea culture of Korea began long before the time of writing “Samguk Saga”.

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There is information about that in the 1st century of our er Indian Princess from the Kingdom of Aedia with their relatives lived for some time in Sichuan province (China), and then the ship sailed into the Korean Continue reading