Cultural Protocols in Everyday Life

Photo Gallery of Protocol Behavior

Choose one or more photographs from this page. Research them, if possible (most photographs are accompanied by some descriptive or explanatory text). If not, write about the protocol that is depicted in the photograph.


  • The behavior depicted
  • When it would be appropriate
  • Where it came from (region or culture)
  • What its purpose is
  • How it relates to protocols in your own culture, if this is an unfamiliar protocol that you don't normally engage in.