Coming Of Age

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Tol is a celebration of baby's first birthday in Korea. In the past medical care was not so develope... Read full article

The first haircut

The first haircut is quite an important thing in many world cultures and religions. It is treated as... Read full article


The Umhlanga (Reed Dance) is a traditional dance of Swaziland. The Kingdom of Swaziland (Umbuso weSw... Read full article


Malta, or the Republic of Malta as it is officially known, is located in the central part of the Med... Read full article


The Navajo or Diné is the largest Native American tribe (nation) in North America. According to the... Read full article

Red egg and ginger party

When a woman finds out that she is pregnant, people in China say that she "has happiness". The fi... Read full article


Shichi-go-san, meaning "7-5-3" is a traditional festival held in Japan on the 15th of November. It i... Read full article

Coming of age ceremonies in China

Traditionally Chinese men became adults at the age of 20 during the capping ceremony. Women became a... Read full article

African dolls

African dolls have two basic purposes. They are toys, but most of all charms that should ensure fert... Read full article

Seijin no Hi

“Seijin no Hi” or Coming of Age Day is a traditional Japanese holiday which is organized on the ... Read full article