We continue our amazing journey through Japan, in this article we will share about the amazing Japanese people their culture, traditions and customs of the Japanese have developed over centuries. So if you haven’t read the previous article about Japan. about how Sakura is blooming and what is Japan in the period of cherry blossom, I advise you not to miss this chance, the article was very interesting, this will be this article.
Very interesting to observe the traditions, customs, and behavior of peoples of the world in a particular country, in this case, such country was Japan. The Japanese are very different people, they work a lot unlike the Russians, the Japanese are every morning monotonous faceless mass of people walking in the subway, and in the evening after work back from the subway.
In Japanese, every working day, usually same costumes blue or dark blue shirt, tie, badges on the chest. About shoes they think nothing, because in many institutions in Japan all Japanese of course, so it is customary to take off your shoes and walk barefoot.
When the long-awaited weekend, all the Japanese as if reincarnated in a free style, wear colored shirts, ripped jeans.
The Japanese are like a coin with two sides. At work can suffer and work through “do not want”, Continue reading
It is hard to believe that little more than fifty years ago Korea was a poor agrarian country. And you reflect: and what does the explosive growth of the economy and the explosive growth of Christians in Korea over the past five decades?
Koreans say that South Korea today is a country where the fastest in the world the number of Christians increases. Primarily Protestant. In Seoul there is a Presbyterian Church, which has 150,000 members. Let me explain: some Protestant denominations, as I understand it, profess the principle of “one parish, one Church”.
I mean, 150,000 people belong only to that Church, only to this particular community and are aware of themselves as a separate Church. And call themselves the second largest in Seoul (and, hence, in South Korea). The largest is another Protestant community, which includes 500,000 people.
Explain to me the difference between the most common in Korea Protestant denominations — Presbyterians, Baptists, Pentecostals, Methodists, etc. — I asked the former rector of the Presbyterian College and theological Seminary in Seoul, Professor young-Il Jang.
He replied that for Koreans there is no fundamental difference — not in the sense of formally documented by the unity of creeds, but rather at the level of personal feelings. The Baptists make Continue reading
The first month of spring in Japan can confidently be called the month of the girls. However, on 8 March – international women’s day in Japan is not celebrated, rather, is celebrated unofficially and only in big cities such as Tokyo or Osaka . The majority of the female population of Japan do not know about the existence of International women’s day. And yet March in Japan can be called women’s month, as it was in March in Japan marked two of women’s day: “Day girls” and ” White day “.
On March 3, Japan celebrates “girls Holiday” or ” doll Festival “, in Japanese called ” Hina-Matsuri “. In homes where there are girls, holiday exhibit of dolls (Hina skins), decorated with flowers of peach, cooked treats – colored diamond-shaped mochi (hishimochi), biscuits, sweet white sake. This holiday has other names: the “Feast of peaches” and ” girls Holiday “. Hina is a little paper doll. At the end of the eighth century in Japan was a popular children’s game “Hina” (the game in the household paper dolls), and there was a belief that the changing seasons have to ask the deities about the personal well-being, presenting him the treat. Was the custom to throw into the river paper or straw doll, rubbing her body. It was believed that Continue reading