While in school, I read a beautiful legend about a young amazing girl who became a victim of love’s own father.
He wanted to marry her, and to save himself from shame, the girl asked to build a high tower and jumped from there into the waves of the Caspian sea. And as soon as I had the opportunity, I decided to visit Azerbaijan and to show that the famous tower of his daughter.
The road to the hotel
In Baku we flew by plane. To our hotel was not too far away, however, being with a small child, I decided to use the taxi. Before the trip I studied the traditions and customs of this country, even as someone on a tip. It turned out that the taxi driver not to leave no reward. Just originally must specify the route and the exact fare. And so I did.
On the road my little girl fell asleep. I didn’t want to Wake her, so I asked the receptionist to help me. He carried a few suitcases and a sleeping daughter in the room. Tip in the case of delivery of Luggage be from three to five manat (the Azerbaijani national currency). But since he did me additional services, I gave the clerk 10 manat. He was pleased with. And most importantly, in the future, always on my first request fulfilled small orders. When leaving, I again thanked him several coins.
City tour and acquaintance with the waiter-guide
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Mr. Kiyoshi Hayamizu, chef from Japan, visited Minsk and presented to the Belarusian chefs master class, dedicated to Japanese cuisine.
Traditional Japanese cuisine is a culinary phenomenon with an ancient history.
Perhaps no other nation devotes as much attention to the process of cooking and eating like the Japanese. No wonder their national culinary tradition, which include the unique skill to combine foods for taste and colour, preferring natural and healthy products, appreciated all over the world.
In December last year, Japanese cuisine was included in the list of intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO.
Belarusian chefs to get to know the traditions of Japanese cuisine, chef with 30 years experience, author of textbooks and teacher Mr. Kiyoshi Hayamizu held a special master class.
Mr. Chef in the framework of the master class shared experience of cooking traditional tempura. the art of making Bento boxes and classic recipes Japanese desserts.
Kiyoshi Hayamizu received a license of the professional chef in Tokyo in 1980. Since then he has worked as a consultant on Japanese cuisine in France, Belgium and Germany, organized and conducted numerous Continue reading
From 18 to 24 August 2007 in the Central exhibition hall “Manege” will be held exhibition of contemporary Korean art “St. Petersburg – Daegu 2007”. In formed of paintings, drawings and calligraphy exhibition, works by artists from the city of Daegu, and Korean artists living in St. Petersburg.
The uniqueness of the art of Joseon – “the country of morning freshness”, as they call their homeland, people in Korea – in pursuit of harmony, in a prayerful attitude to nature, in the impersonation of characters, “good characters”, in a calm and peaceful attitude towards the world. At the exhibition viewers will be able to experience how Korea is an amazing country and as in love with their land, the people living there, always open to creativity and goodness.
Korean artists – members founded in 1961 as a major cultural and industrial centre in South-East – Daegu . branch of the Association of arts of Korea. This Association was created for development of Korean art. The Department, working in Daegu, considers its main objective to support members in their creative work, as well as the organization of international cooperation in the field of art and culture. Continue reading