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Main traditions and customs of China

Basic customs and traditions of China

China – amazing and beautiful country, which annually attracts millions of tourists from all corners of the globe to explore not only its attractions, but also to look at the life of the local people, their culture.

Of course, each country has its own special customs, traditions, a certain way of life. And the exception here is China – one of the oldest countries in the world with its rich traditions and customs, rooted deeply in history. The Chinese traditions are an important part and integral part of Chinese culture in General.

China – a huge multi-ethnic country, and every single nationality has its own traditions and idiosyncrasies manifested in the manner of eating and dress, in lifestyle, in conducting rituals and ceremonies and many other things.

So, the staple food in the South is the rice, and the inhabitants of the Northern regions give preference to flour products. Uzbeks, Kazakhs and Uyghurs like to eat the lamb kebab.Among the Mongols in honor fried thick docks, and the Koreans eat cold noodles. As for dress codes, there are also differences: manjuri are “either male or female garments” (female typical dress with Chinese embroidery and paintings); the Tibetans – “Chub” (long caftan); the Uighurs – embroidered skullcaps; the women Continue reading

The Six most creepy and strange features of Japanese culture

A hikikomori

For the European consciousness in the culture of Japan, many strange and utterly incomprehensible. In no other country traditions, technologies and the living conditions are not so intricately intertwined. Samurai ideals perfectly coexist with computers of the last generation, and centenarians born in the 19th century – with teenagers dressed as Pokemon. Despite the striking development of all, with regard to technology, Japanese culture is one of the most conservative, closed and incomprehensible to foreigners.

Below you will find six of the most bizarre aspects of the culture of “land of the rising sun”.

The hikikomori are young people who do not wish to communicate with the outside world. Of course, in every culture, there are a small number of people, who are called “hermits”, but this is usually older or even elderly, many of whom suffer from mental disorders such as depression or agoraphobia.

The Japanese feature of “hermits” – age. It’s either teenagers or young people are slightly over twenty, which is almost completely cut off from the outside world. There are several objective reasons for the emergence of a huge number of hikikomori: the first, of course is the Internet, Continue reading

Families of different countries

Every part of the world has its own unique features, traditions and customs which we ought to guard, with special care, as these numerous customs were left to the present generation by our ancestors. Of course, no one can escape the influence of the modern world, take all the benefits of civilization, which greatly facilitate our lives nowadays.

However, in any case, we must somehow preserve and protect the legacy that was passed on to us from generation to generation, the legacy of which for many years valued and respected by our ancestors, as they are carefully treated to ensure that they have transferred from early childhood by their parents. Because we can’t afford to lose all this precious heritage of our ancestors in one minute, then we simply will not a single particles of history.

It is the history left by our ancestors, is a repository of precious information, from which we could learn lots of interesting information about our joint past and perhaps fix a huge number of errors that are created by many people nowadays. All the continents are totally different, but they still have similarities.

Family Australia.

Australia is a relatively young continent, which recently emerged traditions and customs. People Continue reading

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Japanese food
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Social structure and family life of the peoples of Central Asia and Kazakhstan
Traditional forms of the family (Central Asia) Social relations in the East, including family, had a greater conservatism. Among the sedentary peoples of Central Asia have traditionally been such an…

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Japanese food
Now it's hard to believe, but a few years ago about Japanese cuisine in Russia little is known. And to the unsuspecting visitor at any of the few and the…

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