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Useful info about Japan

 

Holidays: Japan ranks first in the world in the number nominalnych holidays. 1 January (New year), January 15th (adult Day) 11 February (national Foundation Day), April 29 (Day of spring), may 3 (Constitution Day), may 4 (declared holiday), 5 may (children’s Day – very interesting to Europeans. On this day the streets are filled with children from 3 to 6 years in a bright kimono), September 15 (respect for elders Day), October 10 (health Day), November 3 (culture Day), November 23 (labor Day), December 23 (Emperor’s birthday).

National characteristics: the characteristic Japanese courtesy and friendliness. They appreciate tradition and ceremony.

In Japanese homes, in restaurants floors are covered with tatami (straw). Razivaetsya be taken before you step on them.

Japanese bath (“furo”) is created not for washing, but for rest and relaxation. Before zalest to the bathroom to take a shower. After relaxing in the bath should be drained from hot water, because the water heats up for several people.

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