20 family traditions around the world

Speaking of tradition, Indonesia has a very rich tradition. Because Indonesia is blessed with a multidimensional society of different tribes with their own customs. However, there must be some family traditions that have become common practice, regardless of ethnicity. For example, Sonkeman in Eid. Originally this Sankeman came from Javanese customs, but many other tribes in Indonesia applied it when apologizing during Eid al-Fitr, or at a wedding.

In other countries, family traditions in other countries are as rich as Indonesia. Call it China and Japan. That tradition is still strictly preserved from generation to generation. Take a look at the traditions of different families around the world.

Traditions of different families around the world
1. Cherry-blossom viewing, celebrating cherry blossoms in Japan

For centuries, Japan has a tradition of cherry blossom viewing. Cherry-blossom viewing is a picnic with family and friends under the blooming cherry blossom trees. Cherry-blossom viewing is to celebrate the cherry blossoms in full bloom by warmly eating, drinking and chatting with loved ones while enjoying the beauty of the cherry blossoms. Oh yeah, this tradition is also carried out by foreign tourists. Due to the increase in the number of visitors, etiquette tickets such as not lighting, taking garbage home, not touching tree branches, and not throwing juice or alcohol on the ground will be applied to maintain Japanese etiquette. Under the tree, etc.

2. Drink tea as a family gathering in Iraq

Every afternoon, Iraqi families will find time to get together over a cup of tea. While waiting for the tea to be served, the whole family formed a circle and chatted warmly. There is a process of making tea. Put the teapot in the teapot, pour boiling water until the teapot rises, place the teapot on the kettle to keep it warm, and submerge the tea leaves.

3. Mexican Mother’s Day tradition

In Mexico, Mother’s Day on May 10th is celebrated with a big fanfare. That day, the mothers received special treatment from their families. In other words, I invited the band to my house. Mothers can play their favorite songs and ask them to serve their favorite food. Gifting flowers to mothers is a must for Mother’s Day celebrations in Mexico.

4. Man Yue, a tradition of welcoming babies in China

When the baby is one month old, parents hold a festive party to invite family and neighbors. Traditional family events include the distribution of red eggs, the distribution of red packets and jewelry, and the cutting of baby’s hair. The haircut wasn’t thrown away, but it was wrapped in a red cloth and sewn onto the baby’s pillow. This is believed to make the baby grow up and become a brave child.

5. American Thanksgiving

This tradition of gratitude for the blessings given to Americans all year round dates back to 1621. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November and features a family meal of roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkins. Pies and gravy or cranberry sauce are celebrated as entrees.

6. Naming babies in Russia

Russia has a unique tradition of naming children. The child must use the father’s name as the middle name. For example, for Laura’s child’s name and Martin’s father’s name, the child’s name would be Laura Martin and end with the name.

7. Sangjit tradition in Chinese family

Moms may have often heard the word Sangit. Yes, sangjit is an official application and engagement ceremony that begins with a gift from a man to a woman. Sangjit has the meaning of a serious and sacred commitment and aims to strengthen the relationship between the two families.

8. Japanese 100th Anniversary Ceremony, First Baby Chews Food

Apparently, the moment of feeding the baby the first solid diet is a special moment for Japanese children and parents. When the baby is 100 or 120 days old, parents will serve complete traditional Japanese food, along with a set of red cutlery for boys and a new black cutlery for girls. The parents then feed the baby in turn, praying that the child will be blessed with plenty of food throughout his life.

9. Ramadan tradition in Qatar

During the month of Ramadan, the Qatar family feels very thick and warm. From the beginning of the fasting month, all large families stay in touch, get together to fast, share food, and engage in philanthropy together.

10. Meal etiquette in the British royal family

There seems to be a slight difference between the traditions, customs and rules of the British royal family, right? There must be many. But one of the unique things moms may know is etiquette at the dinner table. When the Queen was serving her last meal with a spoon

Everyone at the dinner table should stop eating. Fortunately, we don’t live there. Again, you’re told to stop the joy of eating grilled chicken with matchstick sauce, it feels like a reverse climax, right?

11. Polterabend, a wedding family tradition of beating German food
Germany has a unique tradition of hitting plates by the bride’s family about a week before the wedding. At night, family and friends come to the bride’s house with porcelain and dishes destroyed by the crowd. The goal is to create a vibrant atmosphere (a lot of noise) and as a symbol of cooperation as the bride and groom are obliged to clean all the pieces. However, as it is a symbol of bad luck, it is forbidden to break glass plates or glass. Well, I love plates, right?

12. Russian Christmas

Using the Julian calendar, Russia celebrates Christmas on January 7th instead of December like most countries. On that day, the Russian family offers and eats 12 different foods on Christmas Day as a symbol of the 12 apostles.

13. Tunisian Eid

Tunisians usually make special biscuits such as baklava, certain kirks, or hardtack (Pakistani) for feeding to family and friends. The father and son first went to the mosque, but the woman could go with them or stay at home. Remember, mothers prepare new clothes and toys for their children. Then prepare lunch at the home of a large family of elders. It’s not much different from our tradition, isn’t it?

14. Exchange Christmas gifts in the United States

Christmas events in the United States are very popular, such as exchanging gifts, presenting greeting cards, decorating homes, and dinner parties with family and relatives. Our society has long embraced this culture.

15. Vietnamese Family Tradition: Supporting Family Culture

It is very important for Vietnamese people to pass on their love for the cultural traditions of their families from generation to generation. Therefore, in ancient times, two to four generations lived under the same roof in one house. The Vietnamese family has a very strong variety of simple but deep philosophies. The family must have a habit. When parents speak, posterity must listen. The child remembers his origin. The child is grateful for the service of the mother who gave birth to him and his father. Pay attention to parents, including grandparents. Even grandparents helped educate their children, even when they were old. It’s worth emulating here.

16. New Year’s Eve dinner in France

In fact, dinner is nothing new to the New Year. But what’s unique about this family dinner in France is that the amount of food is so large that it can take up to 4 hours to finish it! The mandatory menus offered are usually foie gras, Turkish, caviar, oysters, goose meat and champagne essential drinks.

17. Family traditions in Arab culture

In the Arab family, the family is prioritized over the individual. As a result, Arab families are very close to each other. When a family’s reputation or honor is at stake, they work together and support each other to fight for it. It’s compact

18. The tradition of biking to the Royal Dutch Girls School

Unlike Britain, which tends to be all elite, Queen Wilhelmina has a tradition of cycling to school before being crowned her, but this practice is opposed by the Kingdom of the Netherlands. This simple tradition was carried on by Princess Catharina Amalia, the heir to the throne of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The 11 km school distance did not prevent him from traveling by bicycle. Even birthday parties are not celebrated on a large scale.

19. In South Korea, young widow and widow are not allowed to remarry

Korean pedigree is the same as most countries: patrilineal. Men are responsible for the welfare of their families and have a duty to work. When it comes to marriage, Koreans have great respect for loyalty. Widows and widows are left behind by their partners when they are young, cannot be remarried, and are obliged to devote their lives to their spouse’s parents.

20. In Italy, family is prioritized

In a sense, Italians are proud of their identity and family. They put the family first in everything. Not surprisingly, large family gatherings are frequent in both rural and urban areas, simply to eat, chat, and spend time together. Like Indonesian, manganese or manganese as long as you get together? Fufufu.

Family traditions vary around the world, but there is one point. The family will come first. Happy International Family Day! Come on, love your family more.