The cherry blossoms in Japan
The sky to the ground Joined plexus in a shaky — Influx in sea fog Penetrated the flowering crown Sakura mountain. Culture holidays in Japan are very interesting, sometimes even…

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Only in Japan - Maxicut
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…

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Traditions of the New year in Japan

Japan is known for its abundance of tradition, here and new year’s holidays was not an exception. Want to know what are the traditions of New year in Japan happened in the past and have now? Then please read on.

Honored traditions of Japan’s past

New year looking forward and honored in Japan. It is a celebration of the holidays, although we can not say that it is celebrated noisily and in a big way. Such intensity not characteristic of the inhabitants of the land of the Rising Sun. Everything happens simply and modestly. The Japanese have learned and European customs of the New year – to celebrate the holiday on the night of 31 December to first of January, but they hold sacred their ancient traditions .

The main attribute of the Japanese New year is kadomatsu – “pine at the entrance”. The Japanese way to welcome the deity of the New year Toshigami. Also the Japanese be sure to pull the rope in front of the house. They believe that the evil spirit will not be able to enter their home and harm them. Keep the well-being of the house of arrows Hama, which detailed the Japanese are reserved in advance.

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National holidays of Japan
Japan is a unique country with its own way of life, sorrows, joys and, of course, the holidays. The Japanese like fun. National holidays of Japan are celebrated widely and…

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Transportation - Transportation to Japan: Types of transport in Japan, urban, Maritime, water, rail. The development of transport in Japan
Japan is one of the most developed transport systems. In the development of this system, the government invests a lot of money. In the country drive on the left. In…

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