Each country has its own traditions and culture, which can not affect the clothing of a particular nation. In Japan there is a traditional outfits for festivals, casual wear, various accessories that are not only extraordinarily beautiful, but have deep historical roots. Stay on the most famous Japanese clothing – kimono.
The kimono is a national dress of Japan in the form of a robe, which is fastened at the waist with a special belt, called Obi, and the sleeve has a width exceeding the thickness of the hands. Kimono has straps and twine, which are used instead of buttons. The length of such gown might vary, but usually reaches the ankles. Kimono is worn by both men and women. Dressed in kimono always on the right side. And the Obi is wrapped several times around the body and tie a bow.
The traditional dress has more than twelve elements that need to dress in a certain way. And for holidays and important events, are invited to attend even a special costume that should have nothing like a special license to perform this type of work.
Today, Japanese women abandoned complex multilayer garments, and began to wear kimono in one or two layers. Full set kimono dress for weddings or formal events.
The Japanese pay great attention not only cover clothes, but also its symbolism. In Japan, Continue reading
Everyone knows that the Japanese are very easy people and the authors of the most strange, incredible and crazy ideas. Alas, our mentalities are so different from each other, that most Europeans simply do not understand the creative inventions of the Japanese. But, whatever it was, careless in their blame nobody — their surveys are always high quality. Today, you will see a selection of different amazing strangeness that is inherent in this nation.
1. These videos mind blowing inexperienced Internet users. These acid colors, like music, very typical of Japanese — it can be noticed from the advertising, which falls into the world a trove of videos on this topic. Why tolerate native advertising if the Japanese leaves in the soul a strange and incomprehensible sludge. An example of such work can serve as a promotional video, telling about the delights of candy popular brand.
2. Anime. Even the Japanese cartoons are absolutely outstanding. How you cartoon Mawaru-Penguindru, which talks about how guys lead his sister to the zoo with aquarium, where penguins live, and after visiting places the girl bought a hat with the image of the bird. The girl who was sick, died the same evening, but immediately returns to life with the help of the spirit dwelling in the hat. To save her life we need to find the penguin drum with the support of these three birds of various species. Continue reading
New year in the world
Customs and superstitions new year’s eve in different countries
In Russia New year is associated with fluffy, smelling needles, shining tree, white, white snow, frost, after which you want to escape to a warm house, the obligatory champagne, guessing innermost desires, upon reaching the clock numerals on the dial 12. New year in different countries and on different continents met in different ways.
For example, in Japan . at midnight, the bells in the temples beat out of 108 fights. In the people, believe that there are six human evils: it is the stupidity, greed, anger, indecision, frivolity and greed. Each of these vices, is divided into eighteen shades. At each stroke of the bell the purification of man from evils. When you hear the final bell rings, you need to go outside and meet with friends and family New year. With the advent of the first rays of the sun, people congratulate each other with coming New year, give loved ones gifts, and have fun. It lasts all day until nightfall. And in the evening celebrate in the family circle.
But in Vietnam, this festival is usually celebrated at night, after nightfall. People light bonfires. In parks, on the streets around bonfires going on a few family. Usually Continue reading