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Tea – Tea ceremony – Tea ceremony

In China tea has hundreds of names, depending on the growing area, type or kind (“suisen”, “Yunnan”, “Sha-ozun”, “Oolong”, “Longji”, “Tonci”, “beica”, “Celena”, “Cheech”, “TOCA”, “choice” etc.). But the most common name, generalizing and often present in compound names of varieties that is “cha” which means “young leaf”. This is one of the oldest characters, created in the V century, when there was the term, the word “tea”. All other peoples of the world have borrowed their name from the Chinese tea.

In Russia the tea has been for centuries from Northern China – either from Hankow, or through Hankow, and therefore the English word “tea” is closest to Mandarin, Metropolitan, or so-called Mandarin pronunciation. From the Russians the name was perceived by the majority of the peoples of our country and these Slavic peoples, Bulgarians, Czechs, Serbs.

The Portuguese, who were the first of Western Europeans became acquainted with the tea and began to take out it from the South of China, from Canton, who was in the position of one of the capitals, called tea “Chaa” – also according to Mandarin pronunciation.

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Traditional Korean painting

The participants have already seen the Koreans on local fields and markets, are familiar with Korean salads. And it’s good! Kitchen – the first stage of cognition of the people. The second is the art through which the soul is known, – with these words opened the national exhibition of Korean art the Korean Diaspora in Volgograd Peter Kim.

The exhibition, which opened in the exhibition hall on Chuikov 37, presents hand embroidery and traditional Korean painting, paintings of sea shells, porcelain vases, Souvenirs from bird feathers, natural materials – grasses and leaves. Subjects, sizes and techniques of the exhibits.

The centerpiece of the exhibition is devoted to the embroidery, which is one of the main types of national art. “Drawing threads” reflects the aesthetic features and the subtlety of perception of Korean women.

– That women, being more subtle and patient than men, since ancient times have created and developed original techniques of embroidery, – has told to the correspondent “Week” Deputy Director of the Main exhibition Department of the DPRK Mr. Kim Chui Ho. Today their hands are works of the most perfect forms.

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