While traveling to any other place, we tend to see many cultural and customs difference from our home country. Some cultures are so painful while the others are crazy. However, there is a hidden reason for cultural activities. Here are some of the customs and cultural acts all around the world.
1. Italy – Nuns are bad luck
Nuns and ambulances are considered as a piece of bad luck for Italians.
2. India- Body Piercing
Body piercing which includes is one of the strange act that performs in the name of Thaipusam as a custom ritual for Hindu religions.
3. Brazil and Venezuela – Death Rituals
People who attended the death ceremony needs to drink the bone and ash powder of the dead body which is mixed in a plantain soup. Tanomani tribe community believes that this act gives the died soul peace.
4. China – Foot Binding
Before the 1940’s people of the country used to believe that short feet of a girl look more attractive. To, attain the short feet they used to bind the feet of the which is so painful act. After, 1940 they have stopped this act.
5. Indonesia- Tooth Filling
Balinese people perform tooth filling ritual before to the couple who is going to get married. They believe that filling the tooth will not allow any evil acts like jealousy, anger, lust, greed, stupidity between the couple.
6. South Korea – Avoiding red ink
People of this country don’t like to use red ink for their writings. They believe that red ink is used to write the names of the dead people.
7. UK, US, Ireland- Personal data in a resume is not allowed
UK, US, and Ireland countries recruit people based on their merit and don’t allow the personal details like date of birth, sex, marital status in the curriculum.
8. Middle East – Never use the hand for eating
In the nd UK people are ok with eating left hand but in the middle eat people consider using left hand is unsanitary.
9.CHINA- Crying before the wedding
Crying a month before the ing s a tradition in China.
10.MEXICO- Giving yellow roses is bad
Mexicans consider yellow roses are a symbol for death so they give only traditional red roses for all the occasions.
1HUNGARY – Not clinking glasses before boozing
Austria clinked glasses and celebrated the victory when Hungary defeated. This is the historical reason Hungarians decided to not clink the glasses.