Culture, traditions, customs
Residents of Cyprus are very proud of their cultural heritage, which stretches back more than 9000 years. On the island there are many traditions and customs. However, Cyprus is today…

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Tea culture of Korea
Tea culture Korea has a long history. In "Historical notes of the Three kingdoms" ("Samguk Saga"), written by order of the king in 1145 year in the era of the…

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Painting Korea

Goguryeo gave us a magnificent wall paintings in the burial chambers of stone, discovered in South Manchuria – in Tango where to 427 G. was the capital, as well as the frescoes of a later period near Pyongyang.

The painting was applied on the primer or straw with clay or directly on the granite surface of the walls. First applied the black outline, then the drawing surface was painted. The paints contained lead oxide and the adhesive. The black outline was worked again. Close to Tongo in “the Mound with 3 cameras” are clearly visible frescoes of the early period (fourth — first half of V century).

In the passage on the walls depicted a scene of a siege and a wooden pavilion with the couple — the owners of this tomb. In suitable places it is possible to see the architectural elements of ceremonial buildings. In the first chamber can easily see the image of the procession and hunting heroes. In the second chamber (main) on the surface of the walls painted four figures of mythical animals, which play the role of guardians: East blue dragon, West – white tiger, North – the snake entwined with a black turtle and in the South – the red bird.

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Japan, Culture of Japan, cities of Japan, geography and nature of Japan, economy and politics of Japan

Japan is an island country located in the northwestern part of the Pacific ocean. It is located on four large Islands – the island. Honshu, the island. Hokkaido island. Shikoku and the island. Kyushu, and also on many surrounding small Islands (about 3 thousand). The total area of the Islands of Japan – about 370 thousand sq. km. The climate of Japan is generally humid, the sea, but in the North, it is temperate, and in the South, subtropical and tropical – monsoon, the summers are quite hot across the country, but the humidity is very high and frequent typhoons.

Government Japan is a Constitutional monarchy, head of state, nominally, is the Emperor (Mikado), however, in Japan, as in some European countries, the title “Emperor” is a symbol of nationhood and unity of the nation. The legislature in Japan, represented by a bicameral Parliament consisting of two chambers – the House of councillors and House of representatives. The Prime Minister is elected by Parliament and approved by the Emperor.

The Islands of modern Japan were settled around the 8th Millennium BC and the early formation of the state and the political unification of the country occurred in the Yamato period ( 300-700 ad), and the capital is located on the Yamato plain, Continue reading

TEA CEREMONIES of the WORLD – outside of Moscow, holiday with children, where to go with kids, kids games

The house “China”. You will see the work of a Chinese calligrapher and learn about Chinese tea ceremony, and will be able to taste the different varieties of Chinese tea.

The house “India”. Here you will learn about your favorite tea beverage in India – masala and traditional ginger tea, and will be able to participate in a master class on putting on a Sari and making rosaries.

12:00-14:00 and 16.00-18.00 – the House “Latin America”. Pumpkin and straw – they drink the energy drink mate, the South American Indians. The house “Mexico. Brazil” exhibition “Atasol” Sophieesunshinee.

13:00-16:00 – House “Africa”. You will enjoy the traditional drink of North Africa – hibiscus and the story about him and the painting “African coloring”.

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