Like many other cultures, honoring the dead is taken seriously in Japan. However, unlike many other cultures a visitor is expected to do this by a ritual that consists of tasks done in special order.
Gypsies have been in England for centuries. But where did they come from? And why were they treated so badly? Plus Maggie Finch the first Gypsy Queen.
Being brought up in a working class area in the 40s & 50s. This article looks at what it was like to bathe in an old tin bath and the work it involved
The traditions from the proposal to the wedding and after wedding celebrations in afghan culture.
Follow the fascinating history of Middle Eastern facial and body tattoos. Found mainly among the Algerian and Moroccan nomadic Berber tribes, although no longer common, the symbols remain in crafts.
Eyo masquerades, all clad in their white costumes of flowing Agbada (robes), come out in a procession from Idumota to the Oba's palace to pay homage first, before any activities begin . . .
Conformity is the name of the game in this society. There are great rewards in conformity such as security knowing that you are part of a group. We have been indoctrinated from early childhood to conform and not to rock the boat by parents and teachers. The worst thing in this society is to be...
Marking the end of Christmas, Twelfth Night is celebrated with various customs and traditions.
Learn the French stereotypes and find out whether these are fact or fiction. Can you guess which are truth and which are myths about the people of France?
This is a a continuation study of the Cultures, traditions, history, and customs of the Africans of South Africa. Discussing Language and Literature of Africans in South Africa Kasi Slang and History