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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Christmas traditions around the world
New year – the international celebration, which is in a particular key definitely is celebrated with various traditions all over the world. Every country, nationality and region has its own…

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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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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

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