Located in the Caribbean, Haiti is an independent nation that shares the second largest island in the region with the Dominican Republic.
Traditionally relying on the diverse, yet harmonious, sounds of the accordion, saxophone, tambora drum, box bass and güira (a metal scraper-like percussion instrument), present-day Merengue music has taken advantage of modern technology by introducing various, and perhaps more mainstream, hi-tech electronic instruments.
In Japan, Valentine’s Day chocolate gifts are purchased by girls and given to the boys. Copy the Romani and take matters into your own hands: kidnap your crush.
For centuries, it was the tradition in Roma communities that if you manage to forcefully kidnap a girl and detain her for three days, she automatically becomes your wife.
This may be self-explanatory, but in most modern societies this isn’t really acceptable (at least butter 'em up and take them on a few dates before you put a bag over their head).
However, in traditional Roma culture, the guys quite literally bag the girl.