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Korean Tradition

Respect for elders

Age and social position are of great importance. It is believed that the younger one standing or lower social position are required to follow the senior wishes without objection. Therefore, in Korea, people often ask the age, marital status of a person in order to determine their position in relation to that person. These questions are asked not out of idle curiosity. However, you may not answer them if you don’t want.

Names

The most common Korean surnames are: Kim (21% of all Koreans), Lee (14%), Park (8%), Choi (or choe), Jeong, Jang, Han, lim, etc. a Korean name consists of a surname mostly of one syllable, and as such, the name usually of two syllables. The last name comes first. Women in Korea do not take the husband’s surname after marriage, but their children carry their father’s name.

Marriages

In Korea marriage is traditionally considered the most important event in life, and divorce is a disgrace – not only for former spouses, but also for their families. Despite this, the rate of divorce is rising sharply in recent times. Modern wedding ceremony is somewhat different from traditional. First arranged the ceremony in the Western style in the Palace of marriage or in the Church. On it the bride and groom are clothed Continue reading

Christmas traditions

Breakfast at the hotel.

Sightseeing tour of Tokyo – a city of samurai’s heroic history and the latest technology that changed the lives of people all over the planet.

New year walk in Central Ginza . known as the world trade showcase. The symbol of Ginza – built in 1894, the building Department Waco with a turret with a clock that every hour on the hour striking the time. Women will be interested to visit a gallery of Mikimoto pearls . Men at this time can get acquainted with the novelties of Nissan . which are presented in the exhibition center of this automotive corporations in the Ginza.

Souvenir pavilions rich historical Asakusa . where is the flavor of prewar Tokyo. The Buddhist Continue reading

Wedding in Japan

For centuries in Japan, love was considered an unnecessary element family relations. Until the early TWELFTH century was raspostranen polygamy, especially in aristocratic circles. Interestingly, after the wedding, my husband lived in the house of his wife and her relatives. Having several wives, the husband moved to potjanee year, from one house to another.

In the TWELFTH with the emergence of the samurai class marriage has become monogamous. Although, men still had the right to have fun on the side. In marriage, virginity was only necessary for the bride. The wife is completely subordinate to the husband. Her life and her property passed into his possession. Marriage in samurai families was more of a war clan or Union. The final word in the consent to the marriage belonged to the elders. Now this tradition is almost lost.

True to the tradition

Up to the present day in Japan preserved the ancient tradition to play weddings in the summer. Very popular wedding halls in sintoistskim, Buddhist or Christian style, the decoration of which and the altar, reminiscent of the temple only. The Japanese are tolerant of other religions and for them it does not matter which religion will be the Church for the wedding ceremony. The main thing that was beautiful and festive! Traditional Japanese wedding Continue reading

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For centuries in Japan, love was considered an unnecessary element family relations. Until the early TWELFTH century was raspostranen polygamy, especially in aristocratic circles. Interestingly, after the wedding, my husband…

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