Summer holidays of Japan
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
10 staggering facts about South Korea
Learn new things about our world is always interesting and useful, so today I want to talk about South Korea, because most of the attention gets restless and closed its neighbor North Korea, and South Korea remains undeservedly forgotten. Despite the fact that it is a very interesting country, not only survived the Japanese colonialists, the intervention of the Soviet Union and the continued threat from Communist China, and took the 12 place in the ranking of the largest trading countries in the world. South Korea manufactures TV sets and gadgets are popular worldwide LG, great cars Hundai and KIA, smartphones and household appliances Samsung. I think this all can boast of this Eastern country? Of course not, because in this exotic country points of interest are found at each step, and I will let you know.
1. Reconstruction of crimes. Reconstruction of the crimes is one of the most important events in the country. During such reconstruction, a suspect in the crime of man forced to participate in a very humiliating public ritual, forcing to recreate his crime, in the eyes of the public and TV cameras.
2. Food delivery. Yes, delivery of food, in our time, of course no surprise, but only Continue reading
The Japanese festival of phalluses.
In Japan spring has come. But with the arrival of spring on the Islands is an unusual holiday, the main objects of which were. phalluses and vaginas. The roots of this entertaining festival back to ancient times – 1500 years ago. During the festival, people pray for the birth of children and good harvest.
Festival of phalluses called “Kanamara”, was launched in Kawasaki on April 5.
An elderly Japanese man prays at the Cathedral of Tagata in the city of Komaki. Traditional festival of Kanamara (Utamaro) is held each spring, it marks the beginning of the flowering and glorifies fertility.
Japanese waits for the start of the ceremony next to carved from Japanese cypress in the phallus 198 cm
Men carry a huge phallus to the temple. This procession is accompanied by loud screams, applause and hoots from the audience. The temple is not far, but to convey this figure, it takes about one and a half hours.
During the ceremony, the phallus need some times to turn around. It is believed that the touch of a woman the main symbol of the festival ensures harmony in the family and offspring, childless