traditions of different Nations

Table Setting in a Japanese style. Photos, ideas and tips
Sushi bars and Japanese restaurants flooded European cities, and all sorts of Japanese dishes appeared on the menus of many cafés and food delivery services at home. More and more…

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Southwest Asia
Southwest Asia is a geographic region that includes, from a geographical point of view, the Caucasus, Kopet-Dagh, Asia minor, Armenian and Iranian plateau, Mesopotamia, Arabian Peninsula and Levant, and from…

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Unusual projects of houses and cottages from all over the world

To build a good house — that’s half the battle in the entire process of creating your own home )) But how to build to surprise the whole world — the task is really challenging… to help You more clearly and in more detail picture of our future housing, we have prepared for You a selection of the most interesting and unusual projects of private houses, villas and cottages… Read, enjoy, dream …

Villa Spa House Metropolis Design in Cape town. South

Africa

Spa country House is the architectural work of the company Metropolis Design . This Spa house is in a secluded location on the slopes of beautiful

of a hill in the picturesque suburb of Cape town (South Africa). Formally the architectural design of the Spa House consists of several separated sculptural forms that

actually merged into a single dynamic structure. Residence from Metropolis Design is a full service building with pool, recreational area and Spa, located in prestroika to the main building. Because the basic premise

country Villa is located within the natural slope, it seems,

if Spa is fully isolated design with all

the necessary modern amenities for a comfortable stay.

Spa House includes three levels. From the Windows Continue reading

A-PODAROK – porcelain and Handicrafts Korea

Online gallery of arts and crafts Korea Antique Alive presents exquisite works of arts created by renowned artists of Korea, reviving Asian artistic traditions passed down from generation to generation for thousands of years.

Korean artisans have achieved outstanding success in the aesthetic of traditional Asian art, demonstrating modest natural beauty with an almost complete absence of affectation and artificiality in an elegant and graceful forms.

Antique Alive project provides the opportunity to meet with the great masters of the arts of Korea, developing and preserving for future generations the tradition of Asian art, passed down from generation to generation for several millennia. Antique Alive is dedicated to providing the site visitors the opportunity to buy their gorgeous creations, works of artisans, interior decoration and unique gifts from Korea in an online gallery and the gift shop of Antique Alive.

Antique Alive presents are performed manually by experienced craftsmen Korea

Craftsmen Korea – creators of unique outstanding aesthetic achievements in the Eastern tradition in the areas of art, such as ceramics, seladon porcelain . blue and white porcelain, mother of pearl inlay, lacquer work, sculptures of Buddha, Continue reading

Presentation on Japan – culture, customs, traditions and download for free without registration

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The text for the presentation slides “Japanese Culture”

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The great mystery of Japanese culture

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The culture of Japan is as old as the island nation itself. And the same mysterious, like the morning sun that rises over the land of the brave and wise people.

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Features of the development of Japanese culture

isolated geographical position;

the influence of Asian cultures (China, Korea);

harsh climatic conditions and life-threatening natural phenomena.

All this has developed persistent national character of the Japanese, which is reflected in literature, painting, and especially in architecture and landscape design.

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Some of the stages of development of culture of Japan

The Jomon – 10 thousand years BC – ceramics, female figurines and Dogu decoration;

Kofun – IV – VI centuries BC – culture mounds,sculpture, haniwa, cults, Taika reforms, a code of laws;
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Christmas traditions of different Nations

Want to celebrate the New year in a new, more interesting and more original than ever? It may be wise to use this idea for the customs and traditions of other peoples? Not proceed according to strictly specified rules, do not try to limit the style of one country, connect your imagination and sense of humor, and then the new year’s eve can turn into a night trip around the world.

The Bulgarians, following old traditions, always celebrate New year at home. With the twelfth stroke of the clock all homes for three minutes in darkness: the time of new year’s kiss replacing the toast. “Pause kisses” – the tradition of easy, a great way to avoid tedious and lengthy toasts, the need to write any special words.

The British used to order gifts in the letters addressed to Father Christmas (Father Christmas) that will be burned in the fireplace, and the smoke from the chimney all of these requests go directly to the destination. In the family circle the ceremony of distributing gifts even now often takes place in accordance with ancient tradition by drawing lots.

In Scotland there is a symbolic custom of burning the Old year and the opening of the road for a New: on the eve of setting fire to a barrel of resin and a fun crowd wheeled her through the streets. When the time is approaching twelve, the master of the house silently opens the front Continue reading

Traditions of South Korea

In Korea it is customary respect for elders. Accordingly, to speak to all people you encounter in certain situations, it is necessary, depending on their social status, using a rather complicated system of special appeals. On behalf of the Koreans actually call each other very rarely.

Korea is generally a very friendly country, where all relate to each other politely and carefully. So, if your head is in the subway or the train wearily and sleepily leaned on the shoulder of a neighbor, there’s no way he won’t bother you. If you get lost – any of the people around will gladly help you go on your own route or subway line, will point the way, tell me who to contact in case of problems.

This feature of the people seen in the service sector, where in any institution you will definitely get some pleasant bonus. For example, when buying fruit you will believe something as a gift. Therefore, to travel in Korea very nice, comfortable and safe.

This contributes to the developed and convenient transportation system of the country. All the inscriptions are duplicated in English. To save you can buy a special transport card. But in the cities you can ride a Bicycle, for which there are Parking lots everywhere. Bicycle rental is easy and fast.

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South Korea
Koreans officially follow the Gregorian calendar, though some holidays are celebrated according to the Eastern lunar calendar. During the official holidays, offices and banks are closed but palaces, museums, most…

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Key culinary trends of the season-2010
Molecular cuisine, plus a mix of European and Asian cuisine – culinary trends of the season 2010 Cooking has always been not only an integral part of human life, but…

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