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VIDEO: Worldwide Coming of Age Traditions

The transition from childhood into adulthood is a highly anticipated time of life. It’s the time that marks a young person’s ability to think, act, and decide their lives for themselves- the introduction to an independent and mature mindset.

With growing up beings the coming of age traditions from across the world. Communities love to rally behind their new generation of adults. However, these traditions change based on location and culture- some celebrate the beauty of adulthood, some the bravery that it introduces, some the salary it almost ensures. The video below delves into some traditions from across the world and how they celebrate their young, in ways you may have never thought!

 

What do you think? Some were probably very different than the ones you are used to- just like your own traditions may seem foreign to others. What coming of age traditions do YOU celebrate? Comment below!

By: Carroll