Europan dating cultures
This pressure is particularly acute for women, who can be called “left-over women” if they pass the age of 26 or 27 without finding a husband.
Men can find themselves similarly left-over if they wait too long to get married.
over 40 metric tons tomatoes and get involved in a tomato fight purely for fun.
The most popular theory about how the Tomatina started is that, in 1945, during a parade of the “Little Rabbit” some woodland creatures were eating all the watermelon so, the people at the parade threw tomatoes at the animals; one missed and hit a person.
Attitudes toward sex are changing, especially in more cosmopolitan cities like Beijing and Shanghai, but in general, many Chinese women see sex as a sign that a relationship is headed towards marriage.
Additionally, many Chinese men say they would prefer to marry a woman who hasn’t had premarital sex.
Sometimes boring, sometimes folkloric, they teach us a lot on Europeans’ history, culture and philosophy.
But besides the most famous ones, there are others, less known, which can be surprising, amazing or funny and deserve a special focus…
Of course, these are all just generalizations, and they don’t apply to all Chinese people.
For a lot of Chinese people, serious dating starts after they’ve finished school.
More so than Westerners, many Chinese view dating as a pragmatic affair.
Thousands of people come to the city centre and to the most traditional neighborhoods to pay a tribute to Saint John the Baptist, in a party that mixes sacred and profane traditions. People simply hit each other either with garlic flowers or soft plastic hammers !
The festivities have been held in the city for more than six centuries, yet it was during the 19th century that Saint John’s day became impregnated in the city’s culture and assumed the status of the city’s most important festival. On the last Wednesday of August, in the city of Buñol, a Valencian town located 30 km from the Mediterranean, people there throw once a year around 150,000 i.e.