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Traditions of the new year table is an Interesting forum

UK: Turkey under gooseberry sauce, pudding and brandy.

France: oysters, goose liver, Turkey in white wine, champagne and cheese.

Germany: Christmas eve is carp or herring, for Christmas – roast goose.

Netherlands: rabbit, venison or fowl.

Belgium: veal sausage with truffles, wild boar meat, traditional cake, wine.

Luxembourg: black pudding, apples, local sparkling wine.

Denmark: duck or goose stuffed with fruit, rice pudding, sprinkled with cinnamon.

Ireland: Turkey or ham.

Spain: roast lamb, shellfish, Turkey, suckling pig, sherry.

Portugal: dried salted cod, very sweet port wine.

Greece: Turkey in wine.

Italy: steam cod or perch with white wine.

Japan: Christmas cold snacks “on-Sich-ryori”, which consist of bringing happiness cold beans with rice, rice cakes, pickled and fresh vegetables.

Each dish on new year and Christmas are endowed in different countries, different peoples with a special meaning and value.

In France, the holiday is not a holiday, if new year’s table is not a traditional roasted Turkey.

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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

Traditions of the tea ceremony in Japan

In Japan, every moment of life is associated with a long tradition, which is revered by the nation. The meal in this country is equal to the whole ritual with its own customs and rules. It remains an important part of the tea ceremony, the beauty of which attracts people all over the world.

Tea for the Japanese, is an art that is honed over centuries and passed down from generation to generation. During the Cha-no-But (tea drink) is a real meditation, requiring appropriate behavior, environment, company and attire. In order to take in the process, you need to find it’s suitable place. Usually it is “Tania” – a tea garden. Paradise planted trees and beautiful plants that create a special peaceful atmosphere. Along the garden to the house “tasica the” drink of the drink, leads a stone path. Before you go to Tasucu, people should go to the “tsukubai” – the well or the vessel with water where you have to wash and wash your hands.

A house for the reception of tea also has the magic of ritual. On the coals Sakura is heated in a metal bowl of water. The number of coals is calculated in such a way as not to bring the water to a boil, but only to maintain the desired brewing temperature. Near the place heating is the utensils that before serving on the table is wiped with a special silk cloth. This towel even has its own meaning and symbolizes Continue reading

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