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The unique culture of Japan you should know

With perseverance, resilience and solidarity, the Japanese made the world admire.

Today, we will come together to learn about the unique Japanese culture!

1. Tea ceremony culture

Developed around the end of the 7th century, tea ceremony has become an art of enjoying tea as well as a feature in Japanese culture. For us, it is just a normal cup of green tea, but for Japanese people this cup of tea is very special because it opens in their hearts a vast horizon. They believe that through the way of drinking tea and enjoying tea ceremony, one can find the necessary spiritual value of each person.

2. Traditional Kimono costume

Kimonos have been used by the Japanese for several hundred years. Today, due to the international integration and the nature of life, Kimono is no longer used everyday as before, but often used only on holidays, parties or festivals. In Japan, women wear kimono more popular than men and often have striking colors and patterns. Meanwhile, men’s kimono usually do not have the pattern and darker colors.

3. Sake

Referring to Japan, we all know the distinctive wine from this ancient, is that sake? Sake is a traditional light alcohol made from rice through many stages of Japanese fermentation and comes with quite a few rules. Depending on the different times, Japanese people will also use different types of wine.

4. Japanese culture in communication

In Japanese communication culture, there are rules and rituals that everyone must follow. In particular, all Japanese greetings always come with a final bow. Based on social status and social relationship with the participants, Japanese people use different rules and rituals as well as different ways of bowing.

5. Etiquette and customs in Japan

In the process of development, Japanese culture not only preserves and develops its cultural communication identity but is also ready to receive new things mainly from China and the West. Since then, the Japanese can create unique features in culture.