Many of us, finally, having been a guest at the wedding, surprised by the variety of national wedding traditions in Ukraine – all this matchmaking, standing on the towels, masks and much more, from which the most bright event in the life of lovers is truly a family, rich and even more important, because due to the ancient traditions of our ancestors.
But in every country – its wedding traditions. Romantic and strange, they reveal the worldview of a whole nation – his understanding of family, love and life.
Wedding tradition, which is present in almost all cultures – young exchanged wedding gifts. Common wedding traditions of many peoples is that very often such a gift is money. For example, in Bulgaria the groom gives the bride on the wedding bag . the bride and groom – handkerchiefs. In Malaysia, wedding gift from groom to the bride is the tray with food and money hidden in figures of flowers and animals.
Often the groom is obliged to present gifts and the bride’s parents. For example, Fiji, the groom gives the bride’s father a whale tooth . as a symbol of wealth and social status.
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Every wedding celebration is a memorable event for life. But wedding without traditions do not exist. Let us remember how the children showered the newlyweds with candy, that was sweet to the whole family life. When we go after an expensive wedding, we put special partitions to share your delicious and sweet. At the end of the wedding the mother in law needs to take off the veil with the bride and to wear a scarf, as proof that now she is no ordinary girl, and a married woman, and she begins a new married life. Our traditions are so common that we don’t pay attention to the symbolic significance of each of them.
As for our customs of wedding. interesting that they have positive intent. But there are countries in which, unfortunately, is not so smooth and pleasant. Wild and extraordinary traditions remind trials that the couple must undergo a mandatory. We certainly understand that each country is varied, and from the wedding celebration a special experience. Therefore other Nations enjoy their customs to amaze tourists and other countries, but also in a special way to mark such a significant event. We will consider only the most amazing traditions of other Nations.
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In China tea has hundreds of names, depending on the growing area, type or kind (“suisen”, “Yunnan”, “Sha-ozun”, “Oolong”, “Longji”, “Tonci”, “beica”, “Celena”, “Cheech”, “TOCA”, “choice” etc.). But the most common name, generalizing and often present in compound names of varieties that is “cha” which means “young leaf”. This is one of the oldest characters, created in the V century, when there was the term, the word “tea”. All other peoples of the world have borrowed their name from the Chinese tea.
In Russia the tea has been for centuries from Northern China – either from Hankow, or through Hankow, and therefore the English word “tea” is closest to Mandarin, Metropolitan, or so-called Mandarin pronunciation. From the Russians the name was perceived by the majority of the peoples of our country and these Slavic peoples, Bulgarians, Czechs, Serbs.
The Portuguese, who were the first of Western Europeans became acquainted with the tea and began to take out it from the South of China, from Canton, who was in the position of one of the capitals, called tea “Chaa” – also according to Mandarin pronunciation.
The peoples of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh where the tea party Continue reading