Headquarters intellectual property strategy of the Japanese government unveiled a plan to create “brand of Japan” (Japan brand) for export products of Japanese fashion and Japanese dishes of national cuisine.
Soon the headquarters will form working group to create “brand of Japan”, which will include leading designers, fashion designers and experts in the culinary field. They will develop an export trade mark, which should provide the same level of popularity abroad, Japanese fashion and Japanese food, what are Japanese movies, music and video games.
The government is also considering a plan for establishing a special prize of the Prime Minister “best chef Japan.”
In addition to academic experts, the working group will also include Hirohisa Koyama, the owner of the restaurant of national cuisine “Aoyagi”; Kiyomi Mikuni, chef and owner of Hotel de Mikuni; The Nobuyuki OTA, head of the fashion salon “Issa Miyake”; and fashion designer Yumiko Hara and designer Akira Minagawa.
Its first, preliminary report working group plans to make in February, after discussing all the possible ways of establishing export brand in product fashion and cooking.
Since the 1970s, in Japan, there is a lot of talented designers who have received international recognition, such as Issey Miyake and Yoji Yamamoto. Continue reading
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
South Korea – a country of amazing contrasts, full of mysterious beauty and charm. The country is truly unique and inimitable, – enough, for example, to mention such a fact that the Korean people have managed to preserve their identity and independence, despite the fact that in ancient and medieval times, Korea had to fight with the nomads, the Chinese and Japanese.
Now South Korea is a very picturesque country, which are perfect for tourists. The combination of ultra-modern skyscrapers and ancient temples, beautiful mountains and scenery, amazing culture – all this is of great interest for lovers of the exotic East.
If you have decided to travel to South Korea, then, of course, you should start with its capital.
In South Korea’s capital city has a huge number of interesting museums, ancient palaces, various trading houses, and art centers.
Of special interest are the ancient residence of Korean rulers, among which the famous Palace Gyeongbokgung. A true gem can be considered and Namdaemun Gate, which was built in the XIV century. It is interesting that here every day, played a real theatrical performance – the changing of the guard, a truly colorful and attractive.
National Park Seoraksan
Another gem of South Korea can be called the Park of Seoraksan. It is a magnificent Continue reading