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How to actually serve as soldiers-celebrities? OneKorea— Military service in South Korea is compulsory for all men over the age of 18 years, the lifetime, depending on the type of…

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Fauna of Uzbekistan
Diverse and unique fauna of Central Asia . Its representatives have adapted to different climatic conditions – from hot summer deserts to the harsh winters in the mountains . On…

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Culinary traditions as the basis of longevity

Every woman wants to give your family health and longevity. Important role plays the development of culinary traditions in the family. What principles should be followed in this choice? What recipes of cuisine to take for a basis?

By results of researches, the healthy is recognized as the kitchen of Japan. Just think, obesity affects only 1.5% of Japanese. In this country the average age of life is as much as 82 years. National Japanese cooking uses recipes with all kinds of cabbage. Cabbage eaten any: both leaf and broccoli. On the plate it is supplemented by fish and soybean dishes. For the Japanese the main source of carbohydrates is noodles made from buckwheat flour, is rich in trace elements.

The cuisine of Singapore also brings health and harmony to its adherents. The basis of cookery – recipes of rice dishes. Also the menu includes a massive amount of fish and vegetables. The average life Singapore residents is 82 years, as in Japan. While obesity sick only 1.8% of Singapore’s residents. The meat in this tradition is not often served on the table. Sweet locals prefer tropical fruits or low-calorie desserts.

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Korean wedding

Wedding in Korea: tradition, coupled with common sense, minus the remnants of the past and excessive sentimentality. That’s how I would describe this ritual, which, according to Koreans, they must be in the life of every young man and girl. If for any reason young people after 30 are not married, it is perceived by others as an alarm signal. Family, friends and co-workers consider it their duty to arrange a personal life of a bachelor and organize meetings with potential partners. Many are turning to professional matchmakers who, when advertising their services, saying the following: “Love is blind. When a man and a woman love each other, they see their elected representatives only positive qualities and fails to notice shortcomings. Therefore, if you are looking for your spouse, guided only by feelings, you’ll easily be wrong…”

You and whose clan?

In Korean society, there is one immutable requirement: forbidden to marry the groom and the bride with identical Ponomarev (belonging to the same genus). Pont – a kind of “pattern”, i.e., what is the basis. The Koreans can have the same name, but Pont will be different from them. PON is transmitted only through the male line.

Early in the last century, the bride and groom in Korea could meet each other for the first time on the wedding ceremony – collusion went on behind their backs, their fate did senior.

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Japan, Culture of Japan, cities of Japan, geography and nature of Japan, economy and politics of Japan

Japan is an island country located in the northwestern part of the Pacific ocean. It is located on four large Islands – the island. Honshu, the island. Hokkaido island. Shikoku and the island. Kyushu, and also on many surrounding small Islands (about 3 thousand). The total area of the Islands of Japan – about 370 thousand sq. km. The climate of Japan is generally humid, the sea, but in the North, it is temperate, and in the South, subtropical and tropical – monsoon, the summers are quite hot across the country, but the humidity is very high and frequent typhoons.

Government Japan is a Constitutional monarchy, head of state, nominally, is the Emperor (Mikado), however, in Japan, as in some European countries, the title “Emperor” is a symbol of nationhood and unity of the nation. The legislature in Japan, represented by a bicameral Parliament consisting of two chambers – the House of councillors and House of representatives. The Prime Minister is elected by Parliament and approved by the Emperor.

The Islands of modern Japan were settled around the 8th Millennium BC and the early formation of the state and the political unification of the country occurred in the Yamato period ( 300-700 ad), and the capital is located on the Yamato plain, Continue reading