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Festivals of Japan for tourists

Festivals of Japan

In Japan, there are 15 holidays established by the law on national holidays. Seemingly, a lot. But no, the Japanese, despite the fact that sometimes they produce the impression of people buttoned up, like to have fun, sit at a richly covered (in the Japanese sense) table, relax with friends and loved ones. Otherwise, why would they need to add to the celebrations and official Matsuri — the holidays are informal, but followed a General fun, festive processions, fireworks, dancing and singing. Their own Matsuri is in every Japanese Prefecture, there is Matsuri, which is celebrated by the whole country. Their roots are usually rooted in the traditions of Shinto — one of the most ancient religions prevalent in Japan.

New year in Japan

New year in this country — one of the most favorite holidays. New year holidays last from December 28 to January 4, in these days of business life in the country and almost dies, and its population initially busy preparing for the holiday, then New year and then the rest from the celebration and fellowship with family and friends.

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Wedding traditions that surprise.

The wedding celebration traditional. Newfangled how would she not tried to be organized and conducted, usually from biting the loaf, the smashing of glasses, the collection of money in sliders “the boy-girl” and other usual actions on this holiday can not do. However, some novelty and originality still want. Therefore, the wedding portal the wedding.ws has decided to collect and present your readers the most unusual traditions and rituals for the wedding from different parts of the planet. Perhaps something each of you can adopt for your own celebration.

The top 9 most unexpected wedding customs

Ninth place

In Japan the drink is considered to be newlyweds sake (rice wine). But must hold it in a special way: at nine SIPS. The most important is the first one. It was after him, the spouses can rightly be called spouses.

Eighth place

On the island on the other side of the Eurasian continent tells a different tradition: after pronouncing vows of fidelity new husband must put his wife on the shoulders of a plaid shawl, fastening it with pins of silver.

Incidentally, the color of the scarf should reflect traditionally accepted in the family of the spouse.

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