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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

South Korea

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 culture of the Republic, where ski resorts are combined with beautiful beaches. Modern cinemas, clubs, Department stores, filled with the latest collections of clothing and novelties. In particular, ancient temples, outdoor markets, and a great pagoda, in which you can breathe the fragrance of morning freshness.

South Korea is gradually becoming one of the top destinations for our travellers. And yet there are not many tourists. So for those of you who are looking for new uncharted territories and directions, you will definitely go in this country.

In winter you can go skiing in Yongpyong or Hyundai-Song, to attend the festival of ice sculptures and snow in the Park Tebeksan. For lovers of summer holidays there are beautiful seaside resorts and beaches. For example, Kepada known national dish “chodan sundubu”. Condonin — often used a filming site of many Korean films. Haeundae, where the colorful festivals, perfect for water sports, Songon. And mild autumn and spring — the best time for a meeting with the historical monuments of South Korea.

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Wedding traditions of the peoples of the world

Many of us, finally, having been a guest at the wedding, surprised by the variety of national wedding traditions in Ukraine – all this matchmaking, standing on the towels, masks and much more, from which the most bright event in the life of lovers is truly a family, rich and even more important, because due to the ancient traditions of our ancestors.

But in every country – its wedding traditions. Romantic and strange, they reveal the worldview of a whole nation – his understanding of family, love and life.

Wedding tradition, which is present in almost all cultures – young exchanged wedding gifts. Common wedding traditions of many peoples is that very often such a gift is money. For example, in Bulgaria the groom gives the bride on the wedding bag . the bride and groom – handkerchiefs. In Malaysia, wedding gift from groom to the bride is the tray with food and money hidden in figures of flowers and animals.

Often the groom is obliged to present gifts and the bride’s parents. For example, Fiji, the groom gives the bride’s father a whale tooth . as a symbol of wealth and social status.

There are original and traditional wedding gifts. which bring to the wedding guests – in the same Malaysia each guest is required Continue reading