In ancient times, the Azerbaijanis adhered interesting custom: if the maid or guest hosts took out a bag of groceries, it was a hint that he should go home. Whether this custom to this day? What traditions of Azerbaijan should know that the person who first visited this country? Knowing the answers to these questions will not only broaden their horizons, but also help to avoid a lot of confusion or even offense. To understand the majority of the Azerbaijani traditions, it must be remembered that they were born as a result of a combination of ancient cults with traditional Muslim norms.
The tradition of hospitality
First time visiting Azerbaijan, is to get acquainted with the traditions of receiving guests in this country. Then you can easily and quickly find a contact with each Azerbaijani. And to host a guest here know how with real panache and genuine hospitality. But it is worth remembering that the rejection of invitations to guests can be regarded as an insult. Although no one will intrude, because the guest’s wish is a law. Therefore it is better to negotiate with the landlord for another time.
Entering the house, you need to remove your shoes and follow the orders of the master. In Azerbaijan, Continue reading
every country in the world has its own traditional celebrations and festivals, some of which are so vast and spectacular that cause an irresistible urge at least once in your life go on one of them. We offer you to plunge into the festive atmosphere of colorful festivals and carnivals, which attracts tourists from around the world!
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Carnival in Rio is one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers.
In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.
Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very prestigious.
Holi — festival of colors in India
Holi – festival of spring and the blossoming of nature in India, is celebrated in February or March. These days Indians are stirring up trouble between men and women jump over the fire and swing on the swings statues of the gods.
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Man’s love for food is so great that in our world even created a cult of some products, especially revered by the people. It is expressed in the existence of numerous festivals devoted to food.
Such holidays are common in all parts of the world.
“Delicious” holidays – this is a great reason unusual to have fun and enjoy earthly blessings, a gift to humanity. The more that we are talking about the next feast for the stomach. So what products people are revered to such an extent that they honor the celebrations?
Perhaps the most popular “edible” holiday is world chocolate day . celebrated on July 11. For the first time began to make chocolate the Aztecs. In Europe learned about chocolate thanks to the Spanish colonizers who brought chocolate or «black gold”, as they called him, from South America. Since then, chocolate has gained incredible fame and love of all mankind. Found that chocolate has many healing properties, in particular it increases vitality and stamina of a person, has a reinforcing effect on mental activity, elevates mood and improves emotional background.
Chocolate day were the first to mention the French since 1995, but soon this holiday has acquired the status of a worldwide celebration. Man’s love for chocolate is so great Continue reading