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Japanese new year’s traditions and treats

We will tell you about some traditions of celebrating new year in Japan, which includes unusual for Slavs rituals with special symbolic meaning. And please share the recipe surprisingly tasty Japanese treats, made especially for you in the network of restaurants “planet Sushi”.

We will tell you about some traditions of celebrating new year in Japan, which includes unusual for Slavs rituals with special symbolic meaning. And please share the recipe surprisingly tasty Japanese treats, made especially for you in the network of restaurants “planet Sushi”.

New Year in Japan

On-segatsu – Japanese New Year – is not only a favorite but also the most important festival for the inhabitants of the land of the rising sun. It is the New Year to take stock of the year, evaluate the results, and pay their debts. Before the Meiji era (1868-1911) it was celebrated according to the Chinese lunar calendar, but these days even people with traditional views of celebrated European.

The main winter holiday has more meaning to people’s lives than perhaps all the other holidays combined. For the period of new year holidays largest part holidays. Generally New year is celebrated from December 29 to January 3, and almost all state and commercial institutions are closed.

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Japan: the territory business

According to official data, about 500 Russians has been about 15 years doing business in Japan. The Japanese “miracle” that raised the country from ruins, and the country is experiencing a crisis, regardless of the global crisis that came from America.

Used Japanese cars as a business (import to Russia) and 1) seafood 2) building forest (Vice versa, export from Russia to Japan) is the first thing that may come to mind. Come.

However, experts warn that the market is already more or less divided and difficult to get in there. Moreover, the market of fish caught in Russian waters seafood — criminal a little more than full. The famous (and already late) journalist Yuri Shchekochikhin died after began to publish materials on how the Russian business earns on exports of seafood.

Russian forest is sold to the Japanese, and not Russian. the Chinese, who now reside in respective regions of Russia instead of Russia.

Japanese cars. By the way, many believe that to carry Japanese cars are cheaper and therefore more profitable, not from Japan itself, but from neighboring Thailand and Taiwan.

Sell them to the Russians — not Russian and even Japanese, and. Pakistanis. They have a very close-knit Diaspora, scattered around the world, they perfectly know the English language Continue reading

Embassy of Japan in Russia

Holidays

New Year — a holiday that brings joy to any home in any CT the wound of the world. In calendar rituals of the Japanese, like all peoples of East Asia, this festival belonged and belongs first place. It is not only important from the winter holidays, but the most important feast in General, more relevant to people’s lives than perhaps all the other holidays combined. No accident in modern Japan for the period of new year holidays, which is called o-segatsu (first month of the year), accounts for the largest part of the holidays. Generally New year is celebrated from December 29 to January 3 and almost all state and commercial institutions are closed.

New Year — a holiday special. Holiday, when you remember all the good and try to forget all the bad things left from the past year. In late December, the Japanese are preparing for the New year: restoring order in their homes, buy presents for friends and family, sign greeting cards (nengajo), cook timed to the holiday Christmas dishes put in front of the gate or at the entrance of the house decorations from pine kadomatsu, which symbolically guard the house from all harm. Many Japanese in the Christmas holidays going to their homes, visit local temples to pray and ask yourself and your family prosperity in the coming year (Azumaya). Continue reading

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