Organizing a traditional wedding celebration in Japan
A plan for Seating guests
The traditional plan for Seating guests at a wedding in Japan is a complex and deeply hierarchical system. “Kamiza” — the word in the Japanese language, which designates the place of honor in the room, assume that it must be the warmest, most comfortable, and located furthest from the door. The last characteristic refers to the period of feudalism in Japan, when this arrangement was considered the most secure and also in the event of an attack on the house. Historically, the status of a person was shown by the thickness of the Mat on which he sits. However, since the flat tatami became more available and suitable in the home, the Seating arrangement became the main indicator of social status.
Inherent in the culture of norms and rules seems to dictate that the main purpose of “Kekkon Hiroen” (wedding reception) is the placement of guests at the table so that no one was hurt reserved for him. Guests are fitted in accordance with their age (very respected quality in Japanese culture), social status and relation to the newlyweds, since they are the most important people of the wedding celebration.
Who gets best seats?
Contrary to Western custom, the family of the groom Continue reading
The worst restaurants in Japan
Tokyo knows a lot about psychology! The ability to surprise not only laid the basis for the architecture of this space of the city, but also in the entertainment industry. This is one of the most unusual capitals of the world, many tourists it is a real shock and leaves unforgettable memories.
Blow up the consciousness – this is the real marketing in Tokyo! And this approach is used here in everything, whether it’s the appliances, the invention of new computer technologies, the construction of housing, the design of children’s toys, or the idea for a restaurant. Among the latter there are truly unique masterpieces, which are unique not found anywhere else in the world. Here is a list of restaurants to be visited should be included in the compulsory programme of visitors to Japan and the thrill-hungry.
Namahage– a restaurant, where before the appearance of the waiters in awe not only children, but adults with delicate psyche. They dressed and portrayed as evil demons. During peaceful meal can suddenly turn off the lights and heard a shrill yell, and the sorrow. Horror! But not for the Japanese. In this restaurant come with families, and there is always – sold out.
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Culinary traditions of Korea. Kimchi, rice, pepper
What organ of the human body the most important? The word “animal” comes from the word “belly”. So, the main body of the animal? Correctly, the stomach. But man is also an animal. The ultimate, intelligent, but an animal. So, it’s our main organ – the stomach.
In the East the attitude to the stomach fullness and healthy especially reverent. When they want to emphasize the wisdom of man, and say, is a person of the stomach. The belly is the receptacle of wisdom. So say the Eastern sages of various Nations. The Koreans are no exception.
Main product is Korean cabbage. It not only eat, but even adorn her streets. At the table cabbage Korean for the same thing for Russian – bread. By the way, at local restaurants the bread is usually not served, but without cabbage does not do any one meal. Popular cabbage dish called “kimchi”.
For someone not accustomed to spicy food, eating kimchi, heavily spiced with red pepper, can become a real torture. Koreans eat the same fiery cabbage all year round, mornings, evenings and during the day at lunchtime. But health is not complaining.
On the contrary, Koreans long live, rarely get sick. And although eat a lot, obesity is not suffer. Doctors Continue reading