Landmarks of South Korea
A distinctive feature of South Korea, like any other developed country of the East, is an amazing combination of ancient Asian traditions and modern innovations of Western cities. First of…

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Summer is coming, weather is increasingly pleases us with sun and warmth and, therefore, very soon we will be faced with the omnipresent heat. During the heat we lose a…

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7 new year’s ideas – a new look at Christmas traditions

The new year’s eve – the best time for experimentation. The combination of your own creativity with knowledge of the Christmas traditions of other countries will create an atmosphere of celebration. A lot of fun and positive emotions guaranteed!

New year English

Tradition: for over two centuries the British traditionally exchange greeting cards – the first Christmas card was printed in London in 1843.

The idea: to hang on the Christmas tree, Laden with toys, cards with humorous wishes. Let each guest will find the card and learns that it will be next year. Wishes can be supplemented with simple tasks: to dance, to tell a verse or to make compliments to all present.

Menu: the menu should include Turkey with chestnuts, roast potatoes, Brussels sprouts, meatloaf, and, of course, sweets and fruit.

New year in Italian

Tradition In Italy new year’s eve from the Windows decided to throw away old things in order to free ourselves from everything old. It is believed that thus in the house makes room for new things.

The idea: to organize a group to release old things, after arranging with the janitor, who will then agree to remove them and trying not to injure a passerby.

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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