The text for the presentation slides “Japanese Culture”
The great mystery of Japanese culture
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.
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.
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;
November days can vary, for example, going to Japan, where it is a lot of variety of activities, including, probably, everyone will find something that will interest him.
For example, the third number in this country is culture day, which is considered a public holiday due to the fact that its main purpose is to intensify the development of Japanese culture in a free and peaceful direction.
The Japanese celebrate this event so much fun: in many cities on the third day with parades, which are attended by people dressed in national costumes, which were typical of different eras. The squares are theatrical performances, galleries and exhibitions, which presented works of art. Most of the museums arranges an open day when everyone can go inside and explore the exhibits on display. That is why it is in this month it attracts huge number of tourists, interested in Japanese culture.
Also on this day in a solemn ceremony takes place the ceremony of awarding the order of culture. Thus highlights the merits of people who have made a significant contribution to the cultural life of society. Each year the award is given to four thousand activists, realizing themselves in various fields.
But the fifteenth day in Japan is celebrated a holiday called “Citi-go-San”, the Japanese Continue reading
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