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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.

And the robot Kintore-Z is designed to relieve you from physical stress. Continue reading

Hina-Matsuri, the festival girls (Japan)

Girls holiday in Japan has several names: Momo-but sekku (feast of the flowering peach), Jesi-but sekku (the Celebration of the first day of the snake) and Hina-Matsuri (doll Festival). Previously it was celebrated on the third day of the third month as a seasonal event. In this day and perform the ritual of getting rid of illnesses and misfortune – Hina-okuri, which was made paper dolls nagashi-Bina (“dolls, lowered for the river”), which were thrown into the river, so they took away all unhappiness.

Dolls in Japan was considered not toys, and symbolic images of gods or people that bring good to people, repel the forces of evil, disease and natural disasters, preserve peace and tranquility in the home. Paper dolls were replaced by clay and wooden, and they are no longer thrown into the river, and kept at home, placing on the shelves.

Earlier the feast was celebrated only at court and among the military class, but it soon became widespread. In the eighteenth century, the girls Festival has gained national status. It then became the custom to arrange the exhibition a richly dressed dolls, which are placed on a special stand, consisting of three, five and seven steps, covered Continue reading

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