Seoul - capital of Korea
Seoul is a city with 600 years of history. He is not only a centre of culture and education of Korea, but also a political and economic center of the…

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5 interesting Japanese customs
The main distinguishing feature of the Rising Sun is its ideology, the cornerstone of which is Shinto. According to the teachings of traditional Japanese religion, the world around us is…

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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.

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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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