New year in Japan
Traditional Japanese holidays
You can hardly find a country like Japan, where such a wide variety of holidays. However, the specificity of Japanese holidays is their well-defined aesthetic criteria, as well as complex rules, traditions, special rituals, through family education and communication. Favorite and most fun Japanese festival is a New year, which relates to three of the most important to Sandisco, together with the Foundation Day of the state, as well as the birthday of the Emperor. Before New year in Japan is celebrated according to the lunar calendar, but since the end of the nineteenth century it correlated with the New year, celebrated according to the Gregorian calendar, and the celebration of Christmas.
Japanese New year
The Japanese begin to prepare for the holiday in advance: almost throughout December they are busy with Christmas chores, trying to catch up as best you can to prepare for the New year. Markets and fairs held on new year’s eve are evidence of the holiday hustle and bustle. protection of commercial information of Bird colonies called “the tories-but ichi” arranged since the eighteenth century. Especially attractive to them was a rake – Canada that act as good luck charm. No less popular since the nineteenth century, and is Fair “Tosi is but iti”, 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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Japan consists of four main Islands and many small ones with a total area of more than 377 thousand square kilometers, the country’s Capital Tokyo – very modern and lively city. Together with suburbs it forms a metropolis that is home to around one third of Japan’s population, so the population density of Tokyo and its suburbs is many times greater than the population density of the rest of the country. Most of Japan is covered by mountains, which is a magnificent spectacle, some of them are active volcanoes. Mount Fuji – the highest in Japan, it is known for its symmetrical silhouette.
The Climate Of Japan
When you go to a foreign country, you need to know its climate. The Japanese Islands lie in the North-Eastern part of the zone of monsoons. The climate is generally mild, although can change a lot depending on what part of the country you are. The summers are hot and humid, somewhere in mid-July, the rainy season begins, usually lasting for a month. Winter is also warm and Sunny, except only the North of the country. But the best is to visit Japan the seasons are, without a doubt, fall and spring.
If you manage to get to the festival of cherry blossom Hana-Matsuri in April, continuing, however, Continue reading