Experiencing the culture of Central Asia
The Chinese culture remained a dream of their influence; on one nomadism was to occur in the steppes of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, not in Siberia. Ancient Sumerian cultural…

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Cure in Korea Medicine in Korea is intensively and successfully developed in the past fifteen years, and is now considered one of the best in the world. Since the beginning…

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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

Wedding traditions around the world (17 photos) – the Most interesting facts. Interesting facts. All the fun in the world

We have repeatedly talked about the wedding traditions of different countries of the world in category all about love . But this time I’ll show you the most integral traditions of different peoples of the world in this wonderful event.

1. A Pakistani wedding.

A few days before the wedding the Pakistani bride’s hands are decorated with henna designs. This is done specially, for the mehndi ceremony, rite, which according to legends was supposed to bring luck in his future family.

Korean bride and groom in traditional wedding attire. Two thousand years later there is a wedding custom according to which newlyweds in Korea dressed in hanbok, traditional Korean costume of bright colors and simple lines.

Moroccan brides usually wear ornate caftans and lots of jewelry. In Morocco the bride and all the women invited to the wedding, decorate hands with henna designs.

4. A Scottish wedding.

All men are invited to the wedding ceremony, wearing a traditional Scottish highland dress: kilts of wool plaid fabric – tartan, jackets and long socks.

5. The wedding is a Yoruba (Nigeria ).

During the wedding ceremony of Yoruba, before driving the bride, hidden under a veil, the groom and his friends prostrate themselves before members of the family Continue reading

Traditional gifts

In Antiques includes antique furniture, paintings, ceramics, books and more. Popular ancient books on archeology and history, wardrobes and dressing tables, pitchers, and Oriental paintings. When buying Antiques you need to know the date of manufacture, the name of the wizard, check the condition of the goods, and whether it is worth its price. You should see if thing podkrucheno or repaired. Usually Antiques are sold in Insa-Dong, on the market of products of ancient art Junlaphan, “flea market market” Hwanghak-Dong and in the street of antique furniture in the Itaewon area.

There are two types of traditional Korean costume “hanbok”: traditional and modernized. The last option of “hanbok,” preserves the beauty of the costume, but made easier to wear in everyday life. When buying costume “hanbok” take into account the colour, quality material and suit design. Usually in the workshops, making of “hanbok,” sew a suit from a selected client matter. Costumes “hanbok” can be bought in the markets of Dongdaemun, Kwang Jang, Namdaemun and in Insa-Dong. Markets good reasonable prices, and Insa-Dong you can buy a “hanbok” fashion design.

National products

Korean pottery is pottery baked in a kiln at a high temperature. There are different types of Korean ceramics: “conga”, “Becca”, “bunkasai”, “Angi”, etc. Korean ceramics was admired by the Queen of England Continue reading