About soba noodles
The translation of the Japanese word “soba ” (そば) is much closer and znakomie all of us than you can imagine. “Soba” translates to buckwheat – the crop of the…

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Strange wedding traditions
Let's start with the wedding traditions of India, where there is a strange custom whereby girls marry animals. Many girls were forced to marry animals because in some parts of…

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Virtual tour of the sights of the Rising Sun

Anime

These cartoons have become extremely popular not only at home but around the world (see anime “Buttermilk”).

No, no, Yes and will see some Sailormoon on the street with big eyes and other delights animanga character.

Just today anime is not just a fairy tale and cartoons with serious political overtones.

So in Japanese, shows Russia and her sisters:

TV and advertising

Oddly enough, the Japanese rarely spend time watching TV.

Most often they look at their crazy show right on smartphone (until then came the progress!).

Here are just some of the popular show:

“A very merry starts”

“Really violent games”

These crazy shows are interrupted no less insane advertising. The chip commercials in Japan – its two-fold repetition.

If at first you don’t get to enjoy, here’s another, “a sweeper”, so to speak.

Advertising

Technology

Robots work hard it is just about Japan. And why spend precious time cooking, cleaning, training in “muzykalke”,

if to all this we can come up with “chelovekovedenija”.

Robot Cube-Kun will help to solve the Rubik’s cube.

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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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National traditions in Karakalpakstan: wedding, birth of a child

The Karakalpaks and other peoples of Central Asia, have their own customs and traditions. Many of them are rooted in antiquity and originated in the pagan cultures of the Saka nomads, the Pechenegs, the Oghuz. Of course, most belong to the later Islamic culture, but at the same time retain some elements of pagan cultures.

The Karakalpaks have unique customs and rules of conduct on family and community meals, which are strictly followed so far. Like most Eastern Nations, Karakalpaks eat food, according to tradition, sitting on the floor around a tablecloth or tablecloth. Solid food is eaten with the fingers, the broth is served separately in a bowl or Cup. Before the meal pour water on the hands, and then give water to drain with hands. Not supposed to shake the water off the hands after washing, because the spray can get into the food. According to the custom of the first starts are senior in age or position a family member or guest. When the house came the guest, was served with sour milk or buttermilk. The custom of drinking tea began to spread in Karakalpakstan, as well as throughout Central Asia, only by the early Continue reading

Iran and Central Asia in ancient times. Natural conditions and population
Iran is a vast plateau, Central part of which is barren desert with a pronounced continental climate. More conducive to the development of the economy and culture of the oases…

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Strange wedding traditions
Let's start with the wedding traditions of India, where there is a strange custom whereby girls marry animals. Many girls were forced to marry animals because in some parts of…

Continue reading →