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…

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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…

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The Culture of Korea and traditional Korean chicken soup (dangdang)

This is one of the practical works at the course “History” for specialty “Hiking”. Made independently on the basis of standard tasks free choice of topic.

The job determines the result of study of several topics in anthropology and Ethnography.

Korean cuisine has become firmly established in tourist service in many countries and is very highly valued in the Crimea as local residents and tourists.

The Koreans are the main population of the Korean Peninsula. The designation of Koreans in Korean: Choson Saram (cor. 사람 조선) in the Democratic people’s Republic of (North) and Hanguk Saram (cor. 한국 사람) in the Republic of Korea (South).

Koryo Saram (Korean. 고려 사람 (高麗人) “people Bark”) was a Soviet and post-Soviet Koreans, the descendants of Koreans, native stayed or relocated in the 60-ies of the XIX century in the Russian far East (mainly in Primorye).

In anthropological type belong to the East Asian branch of the Mongoloid race. Say in Korean. Many of the questions of the ethnogenesis of the Koreans is not unambiguous. Obviously, in their formation was involved ethnic groups of different origin, and the leading role belonged to the groups, who spoke protoctista languages Continue reading

The truth about modern Japanese geisha and the samurai

The samurai class, including their wives and children, never exceeded 5% of the population. A geisha, even in the best years was not more than 70 thousand is now about two thousand. A hundred million Japanese…

Myth 2. Geisha – the oldest profession in Japan.

Twice not. Geisha – dancer and conversationalist, experienced geisha – the therapist and Confessor, but sex in their profession were not included and is not included. Only in personal life except that! Since the advent of the profession of the geisha they were forbidden by law to provide sexual services for money. The first geisha appeared in the eighteenth century, so in the literal sense, not the oldest profession.

Myth 3. Japanese women bandaged leg, so they are not grown.

Never. Did Chinese women.

Myth 4. In today’s Japan, kimono are no longer worn.

In ordinary life – alas, it’s true. But all the holidays put on still. By the way, kimono – a thing not cheap. Women’s apparel could easily be more than 300 000 rubles, and a complete set together with the bottom of the kimono, shoes and accessories worth more than 600 000.

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Wedding traditions of Korea

Choosing booking cheap tickets to Seoul, you can think about visiting one of the most beautiful Korean Islands – Jeju city.

Jeju island in Korea Jeju island is located in the very South of the Republic of Korea. He’s the biggest in the country and several thousand years ago it was rocked by volcanic eruptions. Now remind me 368 craters of extinct and dormant mountain is the volcano Hallasan, the height is less than 2 km away. Making a booking cheap tickets to Seoul or another Korean city, can be included in the trip visiting beautiful Jeju island. It is worth the attention of tourists, because not only the unique beauty of the scenery, the music and the number of extinct volcanoes.

The volcanoes on the island sleeping for hundreds of years, and during that time the nature and people filled lava-scorched land with thickets of juniper, Mandarin gardens, tea plantations, pine and palm groves. The green slopes of extinct craters — the unique nature reserve of rare species of plants.

For lovers of Hiking will be an unforgettable Hiking along the craters of extinct volcanoes. The most amazing of them — the crater of Sangumburi. It was formed during eruptions as a result of the exit Continue reading