Korea: the Korean hospitality through the eyes of Koreans and foreigners
"Supplement and snacks at an additional cost" - shares his experience of the writer Pak sun Mi after visiting Japan. The same trend is observed in the most populous country…

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Culinary traditions of Korea. Kimpap, sticks and Nantes
Koreans consider themselves happy people. Probably because Murphy's law doesn't work. Sandwiches in Korea ever oil not falling down because no oil, no them, no they are not. And Yes,…

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Culture, traditions and customs of Turkey. • Turkey • Asia • Countries

In Turkey the relations between the sexes have prints of Muslim traditions. Although by law women and men are equal, Turkish women in the society still occupy a secondary position. Women in Turkey are obliged to be faithful wives and caring mothers. To go to work is permitted only if the husband agree.

So far in the provinces you can meet up with polygamy. One husband in some villages may be about six spouse. In such a family the house is divided into two halves: male and female. While each wife should have their own room. The husband is obliged to give gifts and to pay attention equally to each spouse. Any woman can keep his farm, which is a kind of independence.

To go to the mosque decided to close the legs to the knees and no shoes. Women are expected to cover the head. During prayers to mosques are not supposed to not distract the faithful.

The Turks pay great attention to Muslim rituals and ceremonies. Every boy in years 7-12 is held the rite of circumcision, while his parents are preparing for this like for a great holiday. After passing the rite the boy becomes a full member of the community of Muslims.

The Turks from the age of 15 should observe the fast of Ramadan, in the days which you cannot drink, eat, and smell something Continue reading

Festival of Korean art

25 in August «the Theatrarium on Serpukhovka” artists of the National dance troupe of Korea presented a song from the best Korean traditional dance in a contemporary setting under the straightforward title “Korean fantasy”. In these views reflects all the characteristic features of Korean dance and mentality: calm and tranquility combined with the power and energy. Plunging the audience into the mysterious charm of the atmosphere of the East, by his dancing skills and colourful costumes, the dancers Express the historically instilled in them a nagging feeling of sadness and at the same time – love of life, the philosophical ability to perceive its complexity through the prism of humor.

National dance troupe of South Korea there are already forty-five years, supporting, developing and disseminating the national traditions of dance and engaging the best artists of the country. Artistic Director of the troupe – BAE Zun Hae. Being one of the best Korean dancers and choreographers, she knows the art of traditional and modern dances, ballet and creative dance. At the same time she directs the National Institute of classical music and several Continue reading

The Feast of sake in Japan

This day is not a public holidays. Moreover, some inhabitants of the country do not know about it, however, those who still remember that there is such a holiday, celebrate it at the dinner table, where guests can enjoy not only sake, but also many other alcohol-containing drinks: champagne, beer and wine.

They say that wherever drink sake, there friendship is born. And this is indeed the case. The ceremony of drinking sake offers a warm and trusting communication. In this ancient ceremony embodied the politeness of the Japanese.

Those who accidentally or deliberately came to Japan just for day sake, you should know that this beverage contains alcohol, therefore, should not be consumed in large quantities. By the way, there are certain rules of drinking, observing that, to feel like a real Japanese. The first thing you should remember at the table, this mood, which certainly must be good. Sake need easily . smiling, however, and do not rush. Don’t forget the snacks, which typically are exotic for the Russian people smoked eel, tuna, sea urchin. However, some hostesses served table, and more conventional products, for example, meats including several varieties of salty cheese. We should not forget about the standard that was acceptable to drink, in order Continue reading