Fiestas y costumbres
Christmas is approaching, and if you are like me, the gift wrapping session is not really a cakewalk. Why not take the opportunity to learn more about the art of wrapping gifts like the Japanese?
The stars festival comes from a Chinese legend that depicts the love between a shepherd and a weaver. They could meet only once a year because of Gods anger. This is the opportunity for Japanese to celebrate the reunion in summer.
Known throughout the world, and yet so wrongly known... Geisha belong to the most traditional art and culture of Japan. They have a strong sense of secrecy, and can even sometimes have an influence on their clients' business decisions...
The Japanese cherry tree is one of the most relevant symbol of Japan. Not only does Hanami celebrate the love that Japanese people have for this flower, but also the numerous objects that are decorated with the flower design.