National traditions in Karakalpakstan: wedding, birth of a child
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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.

All men are invited to the wedding ceremony, wearing a traditional Scottish highland dress: kilts of plaid wool fabric – Continue reading

Children’s Day in Japan

Children in Japan are very sensitive and up to a certain age are considered heavenly creatures, therefore, celebrate the days of children formally three times a year. In early may, namely, on the fifth, the Japanese celebrate the Day Boys, in March, on the third day, Girls ‘ Day, and finally, November 15 – holiday “Citi-go-San” or in Russian “Seven-Five-Three”. What exciting things are happening these days in Japan? Every holiday has its own characteristics and a certain ritual.

Festival “si-go-sun” indicates the age of the child, specifically the runtime, 3, 5 and 7 years, which the Japanese believe bloomery in the lives of kids. The boys celebrating their three – or five-years old, and girls celebrating their three – or seven-year period, note in this day of “joint birthday”.

Since ancient times, the Japanese believe that the birth of a child carries a huge light energy, and housing moves upwards, before reaching the age of seven is a heavenly creation. Consequently, in Japan the kids to grow of seven years, as little princes or Princess, spoil them, all allow and indulge any whims, fulfill all desires. The lives of the members of the rising Sun has always interested the people Continue reading