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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas in Japan/Рождество в Японии

Christmas traditions are different in Japan because Christianity is not very popular. The biggest tradition (at least in northeastern Japan) is for unmarried couples to have a dinner and a cake. The cakes come from pastry shops, but dinners come from KFC. KFC makes special Christmas sets available for pre-order long before Christmas (on the picture below the advertisement is right outside the store). 

Рождественские традиции в Японии не совсем обычные потому что христианство не является одной из основных религий в Японии. Самая популярная традиция (по крайней мере в северо-восточной Японии) это ужин вдвоем для неженатых пар. Парень устраивает все, он должен позаботиться о двух основных компонентах, которыми являются торт, и, непосредственно, ужин. Торт заказывается в кондитерском магазине, а вот ужин заказывается в ресторане быстрого питания KFC (что дословно означает "жареная курица из Кентуки", вот здесь поподробнее). Ресторан даже предлагает специальные рождественские наборы (на фотографии они показаны на рекламе перед рестораном слева от входа).


Another Christmas tradition is to ask a girl to get married, but it is also popular to ask that on her birthday.

Еще одна рождественская традиция это делать девушке предложение выйти замуж. Традиционным также считается делать предложение девушке в день ее рождения.

1 comment:

  1. Ah the Colonel as Santa. Who'd have thought. Hope you guys had a good xmas. :)

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