Program of the discipline of socio-cultural traditions of the studied country (Japan) for direction
Program discipline of socio-cultural traditions of the studied country (Japan) for referral/ specialty 032100. 62 "Oriental studies, African studies" bachelor Discipline program SOCIO-CULTURAL TRADITION OF THE STUDIED COUNTRY (JAPAN) for…

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The Pension in Japan and the lifestyles of Japanese seniors
Public pension in Japan was introduced from 1942 the Name of the public she received, as only a third were subsidized by the government. The remaining two-thirds were contributions of…

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Wedding traditions from different corners of the Earth. Discussion on LiveInternet – Russian Service Online Diaries

We all know that throughout the world there are unique wedding traditions and customs.

Actually very interesting to see how the wedding is celebrated, for example, in Morocco or Macau.

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A few days before the wedding the Pakistani bride’s hands are decorated with henna designs. This is done specially, for the mehndi ceremony, rite, which according to legends was supposed to bring luck in his future family.

Korean bride and groom in traditional wedding attire. Two thousand years later there is a wedding custom according to which newlyweds in Korea dressed in hanbok, traditional Korean costume of bright colors and simple lines.

Moroccan wedding.

Moroccan brides usually wear ornate caftans and lots of jewelry. In Morocco the bride and all the women invited to the wedding, decorate hands with henna designs.

A Scottish wedding.

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Food of the world: a ranking of the most popular culinary traditions

Sooner or later, but each of us begins to understand that culinary preferences do not always bring health benefits. Almost all of the traditional culinary world with a rich history. And it’s safe to call them useful, otherwise they would not have lived to our days. Forbes magazine tried to select from a huge number of useful kitchens most outstanding.

Recognized as the healthy cuisine of Japan, where obesity affects only about 1.5% of the nation, whereas the average age of life is 82 years.

Each of us sooner or later comes to the realization that food should be not only tasty and hearty, but healthy. With a lack of knowledge in this area is a threat to dive in and learn all kinds of power systems, properties of products and sophisticated recipes, all the more so in our information age it is available to everyone.

But there is another way, safer and more enjoyable – the study of the principles of traditional dishes. Almost all traditional cuisine with a rich history can safely be called useful, because otherwise they would not have lived to our days.

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Wedding without the white dress: traditions of different countries

At the thought of the wedding immediately raises the image of the bride in a white dress. Some mentally add Bridal veils, elegant gloves, flowers. But, despite the strong influence of European fashion, many people are used to seeing a very different bride. For example, in Spain the girls still wear orange clothes and in Thailand and not replaced for the duration of the event about a dozen dresses.

Orange blossom (Spain)

In Spain the bride, respecting wedding traditions, it is seen from a distance – she in a bright orange dress. These colors are certainly present and in the bouquet. Selected this shade for a reason, after all, one of the symbols of the country – the orange tree. Is considered, it symbolizes eternal youth. Also for wedding dresses here and choose the black color.

A kilt to the wedding (Scotland)

In Scotland, the man is not of the traditional costume, instead, here to wear the national dress – the kilt, of wool plaid fabric. The checkered scarf with the colors of the clan throw on the shoulders of the bride and stab with a pin. In addition, the girl going down the aisle, includes a part of the outfit is the belt. It tightens at the waist of his beloved fiance that symbolizes the strength of feelings.

An extensive wardrobe (Thailand)

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Strange features of Japanese culture
Society 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.…

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Packaging in Japan. A new reading tradition
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