Home international news North Korea announced the entry into a state of war with South Korea, and, as stated by the North Korean leadership, ready to strike at the slightest threat. While Seoul is preparing an adequate response, Pyongyang raises the morale of citizens parades. Western experts say, in connection with the joint exercises of US and South Korea, to predict the aggression of North Korea was easy, but the further actions of the young leader Kim Jong UN is unpredictable.
The Declaration of accession to a state of war with its southern neighbour was called in North Korea, predictably, a surge of patriotism. Throughout the country held mass rallies and demonstrations in support of the government, which announced Continue reading
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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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.
However, the greatest interest of the visitors caused not embroidered Continue reading