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…

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The national orchestra of the Republic of Korea - culture news in Saint Petersburg
25 August at 19:00 in the Big hall of Conservatory.N. And.Rimsky-Korsakov for the first time in St. Petersburg will welcome the national orchestra of the Republic of Korea. Established by…

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The Most amazing animals of the planet

In continuation of exploring the amazing plants of the planet are acquainted with the equally amazing animals of our planet. Unfortunately, many of them have become extremely rare, and in the near future our descendants will only be able to see in the photo .

The frilled Armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus)

This amazing animal lives on dry plains of Central Argentina, overgrown with prickly bushes and cacti.

Reconozca (Daubentonia madagascariensis)

This mammal of the group of prosimians of the family reconozco can be found on the island of Madagascar.

The maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)

The legs of the wolf envy of any fashion model. Due to such long limbs height at withers this dog may reach 90 centimeters. This animal inhabits the steppes South America, and long legs help a wolf to see over the grass surrounding landscape.

Deep-sea octopus found at depths up to 6 km.

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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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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