When the Japanese learn that in Russia there are protracted may holidays, they look at each other with understanding: from the Northern neighbors, then there is also the Golden week. To this phrase – the Golden week – the inhabitants of the island nation accustomed from childhood. After all, the holiday on Golden week here – it’s practically a national duty. What are they – may day – in the land of the rising sun? About it tells the correspondent of “New News” in Tokyo.
At the may holidays, the Japanese don’t go digging in the beds – they prefer to travel.
That is celebrated in early may, will tell you not every Japanese. This is understandable: the reasons for the may celebrations in Japan periodically changed so drastically that modern man, even if he is a native resident of the country, it is no wonder to get confused. Thus, on 29 April (first day of the Golden week) for a long time was celebrated as the birthday of Emperor Hirohito. When in 1989 Emperor, who ruled the country more than half a century, died April 29 as a Day of greens. In 2007, this holiday was moved to may 4. On April Continue reading
Inga Esipova long worked as a journalist in Chita – many remember its publication in the newspaper « Extra ” and in the regional Supplement to the ” Arguments and facts”. A few years ago she went to Japan. where he lives until now. Of course. Inga misses and Chita. and on journalistic work. and therefore easily and immediately agreed to cooperate with IA « Cheetah.Roux”. telling. first of all. about Japan.
Tanabata today Mushi. the Japanese sigh. Really. a little too hot for folk festivals: a plus 30 and 100% humidity. what is air instead of the stifling vapor. and the body is instantly covered in sweat. But this is the rainy season. can’t be cancelled because of him the traditional summer holidays.
Tanabata Matsuri is one of the holidays numbers. borrowed ( like almost all the other basics of life) by the Japanese from the Chinese. It is celebrated 07.07. – and before that even 03.03. – girls holiday. and 05.05. – the holiday boys. In honor of Tanabata houses are decorated with long stalks of bamboo. to which is tied the ribbons to make a wish.
On the evening of July 7 in the residential areas are small mezhdousobnye festivities. which is more Continue reading