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South Korea Official name: Republic of Korea Capital: Seoul Geography: Total area — 99 392 km2. Population: 49 million people. Time difference: local time plus 7 hours. Official language: Korean…

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South Korea is a country where a rapidly developing high-tech city with amazing for the Russian ear the names are combined with hamlets and villages, where life repeats the traditional…

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National culinary tradition of Japan

Culinary traditions of different Nations rarely not at all comparable with the peoples of neighbouring countries. To this rare exception is Japanese cooking, which significantly differs not only from European but also from the traditions of neighboring Asian Nations. The Foundation of cooking is the respect to the original view of the products and high demands for quality.

Origins of cultural traditions historians consider laying on the altars of the kami of the best gifts of the seas, fields and mountains while maintaining its poetic relationship to the products in the form of gifts of nature. The emergence of the concept of dishes related to rice cultivation and the name gohan means food, and transformed into the modern concept of cooked rice. Historically gohan was limited to the equivalent of bread and served as a basis to prepare the condiments, beverages and confectionery. These include sake or rice vodka, Shochu as moonshine and mirin or sweet sake. Rice is the base for cooking the sauce, pasta and bukusu or beer. The peculiarity of cooking rice is the observance of the canons in the absence of salt, spices, oil and clean product type in a defined proportion with water.

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In South Korea elected a new President

South Korea has made a momentous choice – according to preliminary results of counting of votes, the President of the country was 60-year-old Park Geun-Hye of the right of the saenuri party, reports Yonhap.

News of the victory of Park Geun-Hye flew after the announcement of the results of processing just over 80% of the ballots. According to available data, she wins with a slight margin, gaining 51.6 per cent. Rival ladies, we recall, is moon Jae In is the son of a defector from North Korea, a former lawyer and human rights activist once headed the of the head of state, an implacable opponent of the current conservative government led by President Lee Myung-Bak and the supporter of a soft policy toward Pyongyang.

The current President of South Korea Lee Myung-Bak has congratulated Park Geun-Hye’s victory. “You had to overcome a lot of difficulties”, – said held in a telephone conversation the leader of the country. At the same time moon Jae In has publicly acknowledged his defeat, writes “Interfax”.

After learning about the victory of the candidate who voted for it Koreans gathered near the house policy, waving national flags – they have not prevented the sub-zero temperature. Happy Geun-Hye came out was through the crowd, shaking hands with his supporters.

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Valentine’s Day. The history of the holiday

This is interesting information for children about the history and traditions of Valentine’s day celebration

This holiday came to Russia a few years ago. And now Valentine’s Day is celebrated almost as widely and happily as the New year. Valentine — little hearts-cards . sent by regular post, electronic messages and text messages, romantic gifts, declarations of love and endless kisses — here’s what the cost­give this holiday. And wonderful that this holiday is now with us.

It is believed that Valentine’s Day exists more than 16 centuries, but the festival of love known to still earlier pagan times. And in Russia was a lovers ‘ holiday. It was celebrated not in the winter, and in early summer. This holiday was associated with the legendary love story of Peter and Fevronia and dedicated Kupala-Slavic pagan God Perun son.

From the history of the holiday

We have a feast and of a particular “culprit” — the Christian priest Valentine. It was about the year 269. At the time of the Roman Empire rules the Emperor Claudius II. Belligerent Roman army had lots of soldiers for military campaigns. And the Emperor believed that the main enemy of his grandiose military plans — is married legionaries, who think Continue reading