You can learn a little more about rules and traditions of hand shaking here.Should you want to add anything to this list, send your ideas to us by e-mail!Any utensils placed horizontally above your plate are meant for dessert.
When you are approaching a building together, you are expected to open the door for the lady, it's also true if you are leaving a building.
You will see that in Ukraine many of the doors are indeed heavy and sometimes it can be physically hard for a lady to pull or push the door open, however opening the it is mainly about care that you show to the lady.
The knife blade should face the center of the plate, not point out toward another guest (an ancient sign of aggression, according to Spillane).
Memorize two simple rules: Your glasses are on the right; your bread plate is on the left.
Also make sure you bring a cake or a bottle of wine, coming over to someone's home empty handed may not be accepted well.
men in Ukraine always take off their gloves for a hands shake.
The even numbers of flowers are traditionally brought to the funerals and it's a very bad idea to give somebody a dozen of roses!
There is a common belief that yellow stand for separation, therefore stick with all the other colors except for the yellow!
It’s not the most elegant look, true, but napkin tucking is acceptable if you’d otherwise worry about your clothes.