Japan – one of the most mysterious and beautiful countries existing on the Earth. She is shrouded in myths and legends; rich beliefs and customs. Japan has an amazing story that to this day causes many lively interest.
The language of flowers in Japan
The country has its own symbols of plants, based on ancient traditions, – Hanakotoba.
The preparation of bouquets. ikebana, the selection of greeting cards – each process are calculated from the color values. According Hanakotoba, Sakura symbolizes courtesy and kindness; Daisy ” sincerity, honesty; Lotus – chastity; iris ” happy news; Narcissus – respect.
The symbol of Japan – the chrysanthemum flower
Everyone knows about the love of the inhabitants of the land of the rising sun to the cherry blossoms, even after which celebrations are held. However, the national flower of Japan, the chrysanthemum. It has become a symbol of the Japanese emperors, her image can be found on coins, stamps and official documents. The Chrysanthemum is considered the highest award.
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Sexual traditions of different peoples
How often it happens that you are in another country or even another continent and am amazed at how different traditions people have. This applies to literally everything: manners to greet, to talk, to eat, to take care of loved ones. But even more interesting to learn about their traditions in terms of sexual relations.
In Micronesia, in many tribes women, before having sex with a man should arouse himself. For this they need the stinging ants. They release on a few dozen ants, and when the girl’s body crying out in pain, it is believed that it is the right time to have sex.
For example, if in Australia you will see that the two guys at the meeting touching sex members from each other, do not worry. In this way they Express the cheer and joy that met.
Very strange tradition originated in South Africa . Here it is tested the groom. Before taking to wife his beloved, he should have sex with her mother. And, not once, but as long as you need to prove that he is quite independent and will be able to create a family. Quite a strange tradition, isn’t it? In addition, before “meet the mother” the groom undergoes a complete body check from his future father-in-law. It checks healthy teeth, skin, Continue reading
Scenario party in Japanese style
You are tired of the same type of gatherings at home for the holidays table in front of TV?
Then you just need to organize a Japanese themed party, it is suitable to dress, to decorate the room of course and to think through the kitchen.
In Japanese culture you will find a strong culture of food, of clothing that are radically different from what we consider commonplace.
Birthday in a kimono
To organize a birthday party in the Japanese style is not an easy task, requiring the organizer’s efforts and careful selection of scenery.
The first thing you should consider is of course the interior space.
As the country is famous for a minimalist, no need to pile on the space, you should clean the table and replace it with tatami mats, special mats that cover the floor in Japanese house.
Walls can be decorated with fans, but from the lighting it is desirable to withdraw and use candles or special lamps, it should be as natural. As a lamp it is possible to take a glass bowl filled with water and put flowers and floating candles.
To give the atmosphere of Japanese elegance you can use scented candles in Eastern style.
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