Every spring, the entire first week of April, Japan celebrates the festival of Kanamara penis Matsuri, and on Sunday the main procession takes place. This festival is a simpler and more accessible form of fertility festival in Shinto. You receive the male organ during the procession and secured in large carts. Even the sweets sold at the festival thematic forms. Men participate in the festival, mostly hiding behind masks, and demonstrate their dignity, the huge size of papier-mache. In addition to screening, men still waving the “devices” and chasing women. However, everything passes the bounds of decency. But the main parade and the main action takes place at the Kanayama Shrine in the Japanese city of Kawasaki. The biggest festival of this kind held in Nagano, where the main figure of the festival weighs over 2 tons. This kind of holidays can not be held in a fun and, especially, without sake.
By the way, Kanamara holiday Matsuri has ancient roots: it was first noted in the 17th century. Then prostitutes pray for protection from syphilis Kanayama Shrine in Kawasaki city. According to the legend, one beautiful girl fell in love with a demon, sharp teeth, and he decided to settle in her cunt, Continue reading
Japan — the amazing Oriental country, notable for its unusual culture and flavor. Every tourist who visited this corner of the world, surely have much to suffer, thinking about what to bring as a gift to friends and family. Indeed, in Japan, so many interesting to choose something specific among an unprecedented variety of Souvenirs can be very tricky.
People who are fortunate enough to be in the land of the rising sun, try to enjoy shopping, buying various items for themselves and gifts for loved ones. Most often tourists buy:
tableware and ceramics;
various national Souvenirs.
In Japan, a developed system of shopping centres, so in order to purchase everything you need, it is not necessary to go to a special store. Clothes, food, and Souvenirs can be bought in one place.
If you’re in the Japanese capital Tokyo, you can see there are whole shopping districts, many of which are shops of a certain topic. For example, expensive clothes of famous brands that you can buy on the street in Ginza. In the Tokyo district of Akihabara is a huge number of stores and Commission, selling a variety of electronics. The center of youth life of the capital of Japan is Shibuya. Here are fashion clothing and accessories, as well as clubs, bars and cinemas.
Strange about Japanese traditions
Funny about Japanese traditions, we speak and write entire books and not to remove the one file.
So try to choose the TEN most funny and weird Japanese traditions:
1. New year
Traditional New year in Japan no. The Japanese do not celebrate the New year in our understanding. New year’s eve, they quietly go to sleep, but Wake up early in the morning and all go together to see the sunrise of the New year. We, of course, also met some new year’s dawn, but in a completely different state.
The Japanese have no jokes, but a kind of sense of humor
2. Never say never
People in Japan try never to say the word NO, just replacing it with a polite departure from the topic, or this agreement, which does not bind to anything, and ultimately leads nowhere.
The Japanese have virtually no jokes.
4. Business cards
In Japan it is considered very unseemly, if You do not have a business card. Therefore, even in the Japanese pool are wearing special waterproof small bags for business cards.
Politeness is still in Japan comes to the extremes. Instead of pozhimanie hands of the Japanese used bows, and need to bow as many Continue reading