Typical cultural features of Japan (Part 2)

3. Tea ceremony culture in Japan

Tea ceremony is an art of enjoying tea in Japanese culture, developed around the end of the 12th century. Only a small cup of green tea, but for the Japanese it is like an oasis of large soul. They believe that by drinking tea and enjoying tea ceremony, it is possible to discover the spiritual value that each individual needs. The spirit of the tea ceremony is known through the four letters of air, glass, bar, and death.

4. Japanese communication culture

In traditional Japanese communication culture, there are rules and rituals that everyone must follow depending on the social status and social relationships of each participant. The first manifestations in Japanese communication are performing greetings. All Japanese greetings are always bowed and the type of bowing depends on social status, each social relationship of each person when participating in communication.

5. Japanese customs and rituals

The Japanese customs and rituals have contributed to creating the typical culture in Japan, the orderly life, ensuring the development of society, creating a Japanese culture bearing the elements. endogenous.

Preserving and promoting a culture rich in national identity of the Japanese people is one of the basic reasons why Japan has not experienced robbery or self-interest in the recent earthquake and tsunami. And there are many Japanese in the form of suicide troops, despite their lives in nuclear power plants.

During the development process, Japanese culture is not conservative but sensitive to new things. However, the Japanese always know how to preserve their national identity. The influence of Chinese and Western culture on Japanese culture is not small, but the Japanese have been able to accept in a particular way, creating a unique feature in Japanese culture.

6. Kimono – Japanese traditional costume

The kimono for women is only one size, the wearer needs to dress up to suit himself. There are 2 types of kimono, wide and short sleeves. Married women often do not wear wide sleeves, because they are very entangled at work. When wearing a kimono, you must wear a juban first, which is a undergarment to protect the kimono from dirt, then roll the right side first, left side back, and then tie it with silk Obi belts, which are very expensive. If wrapped to the left first, you are going to go to the funeral. Wearing kimonos takes time, and is almost impossible to wear on your own. The person wearing the kimono must wear wooden clogs, and white Tabi socks.

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