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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 archaic form of the family, like a big family, when under the same roof lived three or four generations of blood relatives: his father, his brothers, married sons with children, and sometimes grandchildren. Longer just, to the beginning of XX century these families, sometimes numbering up to a hundred people, was kept in Khorezm and mountainous Tajikistan. A large family was a community with its land, a single economy, when all revenues were received in “common pot” but the intake was a joint. Big family gradually acquired a transitional form undivided family in which the father’s brothers lived separately, and then accelerated the process of separation of pairs of small families. However, ethnographers are still in the middle of the twentieth century recorded the remnants bolshezemel relationship, when the father considered it a personal affront to the care of the family’s married son.

Nomadic peoples big family was also known, its members could live in several yurts, however, stood out “big” his father’s Yurt, which had been Continue reading

Japan the may holidays!

DIRECT FLIGHTS ARE AVAILABLE.

Amazing touch and unique culture

Price 2199.e. AIR

*price per person in double occupancy

In a departure from Kiev to Tokyo on a direct flight AK “MAU”

Day 2 29 April 2014

11:30 Arrival in Tokyo “Narita airport”

Meeting with Russian speaking guide.

A visit to the thermal springs complex

«Oedo Onsen Monogatari. Meguri Mangaka”

The cost of entrance tickets and lunch included.

Relaxation in the Onsen.

*2 zones. Common area +separate area.

To visit the General area needed bathing suits.

If the body has a tattoo, please prepare the patches.

19:00 Transfer to artificially bulk Odaiba island on a custom-made transport. Walk along the promenade. The end of the tour.

Arrival at the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 3 April 30, 2014

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free day.

At will – for an additional fee EXCURSION TO the RESORT of HAKONE. Most tourists seek during the trip to Japan to visit the national Park «Fuji – Hakone – Izu”. This reserve covers an area of over 1200 sq km, on its territory there are beautiful beaches and therapeutic springs. A short distance to Tokyo makes it a convenient venue for city Continue reading

TOP 15 weird wedding customs

All Nations around the world has its own traditions, including the wedding, we selected a list of the strangest, and sometimes unpleasant and wedding traditions. And first place is, in our opinion very understandable and familiar to the tradition, white wedding dress, but in the middle ages, white dress on a woman signified mourning.

1. White dress

Despite the fact that for the Westerners, the white wedding dress – this is a tradition for most of the world, to wear a white dress to a wedding sounds kind of weird. In most countries, the bridesmaid dress is very colorful and variegated. And why are Westerners so limit your choice? It is believed that Queen Victoria began the tradition in 1840, the year when she wore a white dress to her wedding with Prince albert. At the time, it was very controversial because the white color was associated with mourning.

2. Full beauty

Beauty – the concept is so relative that in Mauritania it is believed that the woman will never marry, if she is skinny. Therefore, for the sake of a happy future for their daughters, mothers since the birth of their raskarmlivayut forcibly.

3. Balaka

When Continue reading

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