Festival of the Steel Phallus in Japan
Last weekend in the Japanese city of Kawasaki hosted the annual festival "Kanamara Matsuri" festival of the Steel Phallus The Japanese carry on their shoulders a portable altar in the…

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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…

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Folk medicine

With age has become much worse to see, and soon learned that I had cataracts, a clouding of the eye lens. Very upset, because, like everyone else, I’m afraid.

Feet ankles hands and in the hands have started to hurt for a long time. To get rid of this trouble did not succeed, but this summer I spent an intensive course of treatment.

I want to talk about how we cured my mother from cataracts. Fortunately, we noticed the occurrence of the disease very early and began to hope that self-will. V.

There are many circumstances that can ruin the fishing, but, perhaps, the most unpleasant of them is the huge number of mosquitoes, midges and other.

Some people believe that lofant is a natural cure for all diseases. Of course, this is just a myth, but still in treatment of some diseases that.

Always attracted to the idea of collecting forest herbs yourself. It is not clear that there are sold in drug stores, I think the quality of those herbs is not so good, and they are not cheap. When he.

For a long time, folk medicine was the only way of treatment and healing. Guided by the instincts and experience of generations, people used as medicines various plants, roots, blossoms, animals and other gifts of nature. In our times this method of treatment seems strange and unacceptable, but the fact that the effectiveness Continue reading

Exhibition of Contemporary Korean Art. St. Petersburg

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

The strange (and terrible) food in the world

Most of us are not considering seriously the possibility to get poisoned and die right at lunch time, but for those who dare to eat fugu, this possibility is quite real. Fugu is a Japanese fish that contains enough poison to kill 30 people at once. The chefs who prepared this expensive Japanese delicacy, you first have to go through years of training. No matter whether cooking this fish on the grill, stewed or served in thin sashimi, any tiny mistake during the cooking process automatically means a fatal outcome for someone who will eat the finished dish. If you are willing to risk and to try the deadly delicacy, go to Japan from October to March, the season of fugu.

Fried spiders – Cambodia

Try this exotic dish can be anywhere in the territory of Cambodia, but specializes in fried spiders in the town of Skuon here: creepy creatures fried in oil with garlic so that they become crispy on the outside and soft, gooey inside. The tradition of frying spiders and eat them probably began in the era of the brutal regime of the Khmer Rouge, when villagers had to seek alternative sources of food. Spiders often sell them to tourists who walk around the city and want to eat on the go. Fried spiders – not only a rich source of protein, but, according Continue reading

November holidays in Japan - a WOMAN's WORLD
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,…

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Exhibition of Contemporary Korean Art. St. Petersburg
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…

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