Korean wedding: characteristics, traditions and rituals
Before the wedding, at the groom's house is held a ceremony of thanksgiving, during which after all of the groom's family will taste the treats at the holiday table, the…

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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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Wild Bactrian camel of Central Asia: habitat, biological features and problems of conservation

Prepared by a team of Russian and Mongolian scientists the monograph introduces the reader to a unique representative of the world fauna – wild Bactrian camel (Hautacam), living in the desert regions of Central Asia. He is listed in the international Red list of IUCN, where identified as being in critical danger (Critically Endangered), and also in Appendix I of CITES.

This monograph summarizes the preliminary result of long-term studies of wild camels, conducted by scientists from different countries, starting with N. M. Przhevalsky. Based on existing literature and results of own field studies in the deserts of Mongolia, the authors made a successful attempt systematic presentation of the accumulated world science materials.

The book consists of three chapters, whose subject-matter made in its subtitle. Giving in the introduction a brief overview of the history Continue reading

Korea: Children of morning dew

Drumming open to music fans, the soulful ballads, folk traditions and modern technology show revealed the great potential of the two original cultures: Russian and Korean. So the best Korean teams from Russia, Uzbekistan, the Republic of Korea, Kazakhstan and the DPRK, figures of modern Russian culture presented on stage of the Moscow state music folk theatre «Russian song” presented an amazing show, telling about the history of the Korean people in the Russian land for the last 150 years

“From a good life do not cross the border and don’t go looking for happiness in another country. And we are very grateful that in 1864, Russia took the starving people, who stood on the brink of extinction, accepted with dignity and good. The Koreans were able to repay the gratitude to the country in which they live and work,” said Director of the gala concert Honored artist of Russia Anita Tsoi.

The history of Korean people began in Russia in 60th years of XIX century. Russian Empire after the defeat of China in the Third opium war forced the Chinese government to sign, in 1860, “Beijing Treaty:”. According Continue reading

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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