Which finger to wear engagement ring
This simple decoration was worn on the bride during the wedding ceremony and meant that now she belongs to her husband, and he must protect it. The first such decoration,…

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Ensemble hood-Maury
The word "hood" came in the modern Korean language from shamanic practices, but these days it is supplemented by the meaning of the English word "good" and generally refers to…

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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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North Korea declared war on South Korea – the First channel

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.

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