The Difficulties of Cross-Cultural Marriage

The marriage of the two people who belong to different cultural backgrounds are not a rare phenomenon today. I know a lot of happy families who serve as the examples of the common belief that the two people of various nationalities and cultures supplement to each other’s experience and make each other’s life views wider. But apart from the fact that many people live happily there are still many tragedies connected with the mutual misunderstandings of the people from different social backgrounds.

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The World’s Weirdest Sports Contests

The Olympic slogan “sifter, higher, stronger” pronounced by Pierre di Coubertin is familiar to every person even if he or she doesn’t go in for sports. Let us use this quotation as a classification for the most weird sport contests in the world.

  • So, the first one is “swifter”. The honor to open the list gets the cycling race across the marshes. The participants are supplied with mountain bikes with their tires and frames filled with water and diving masks. The racers are to make their way through the trench 40 meters long which is full of liquid filth and ooze. The rules are simple the first prize will be given to the one who comes first.

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Wedding Ceremonies and Marriage Traditions of the World

Every girl awaits for the most important day in her life, a wedding day. She chooses the wedding dress and makes the list of guests. But according to the traditions of various countries she may not be even acquainted with her future husband and be absent from her own wedding ceremony.

  • The official religion of Iran is Islam. It has put some special imprint on the whole ceremony. The man from Iran has the right to marry for four times. However a few men use this opportunity. It’s quite expensive to have four wives as they are to be fed, dressed and entertained. To take the second wife to the family each man should ask his first wife for permission. As a rule he seldom get one.

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