New year – the most favorite and fun time for the Japanese, moreover, it is one of the three major holidays of the country , along with the Foundation Day of the state and the birthday of the Emperor. In earlier times, New year was celebrated according to the lunar calendar, but since the end of XIX century it corresponded with the New year of the Gregorian calendar and the celebration of Christmas. The Japanese are preparing for the holiday ahead of time: the whole month of December of the outgoing year is busy with holiday chores and preparations.
Markets and fairs on the eve of the New year – evidence of the holiday hustle and bustle. Since the mid eighteenth century were arranged colonies of birds (tori no ichi). Special demand used the rake (kumade) – good luck charm. Popularity since the end of the nineteenth century acquired Fair of the year (Toshi no ichi), which was a buy-sell stuff (nanaka URI) in Tokyo in the Asakusa district, near the temple of the goddess Kannon. Widely was izvestnoi fair in Tokyo in Setagaya ward (Setagaya Boro-ichi), where the residents sold the unnecessary to make the purchases for the New year.
In our day of the fair has lost its former meaning and now are just Continue reading
Features works in Japan
In Japan, you can find temporary and unskilled work. The opportunity to settle in this country on a permanent job for foreigners is almost zero. However, the decisive factor is your knowledge, experience and perseverance.
Employment in Japan often interested in those who love the culture of this country and would like to live there for a while, and maybe to stay forever. Of course, the best way to do this – study, but not everyone has the opportunity to learn in adulthood. So many fans of this strange wonder, is it possible to find a job in Japan.
BusinessTimes answer: Yes, of course, possible. In fact, Japan is the same country, like all others, and there also are vacancies. However, for the device to work in Japan you will need knowledge of the Japanese language – how well you speak Japanese, depends on what job you qualify for.
Already with an intermediate level of Japanese you can try to find a job in elderly care. It’s no secret that Japan has the greatest life expectancy in the world – however, many adults need help. So if you have experience in this area, and best of all – and the relevant education – you have a chance to find a job in Japan. It’s a good opportunity to practice your language so that you can try to apply for more skilled jobs.
To look for this kind of work is available over the Internet, sending a summary. Here are some examples of websites Continue reading