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?
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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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Awesome customs in different countries
In Norway it is not customary to give place to older people in transport. It is believed that you emphasize their physical superiority.
In the USA it is not customary to pay the restaurant for the woman. It is believed that these men emphasize their financial superiority.
In China it is customary to slurp away, but otherwise the hosts may find their food unpalatable. Silently there in China is to insult the owners and cooks. Sauces and spattered the tablecloth after a meal is proof that you ate with gusto and it was delicious.
In China it is not customary to bring flowers to the hostess. It is believed that this stress guests, this house is so ugly that they bring decorations with them.
In Finland it is not customary to make public compliments. It is believed that public compliments are not considered.
In Norway it is not customary to do a lot of compliments in the face, to praise (except your family) is considered a flattery, a man loses a lot in society. In school it is not customary to praise a pupil in the presence of all the others, to declare the assessment is to put it above all the others. Not supposed to ask, what sick, is it a good Continue reading