The Feast of sake in Japan
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…

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PA Tea
PA Tea, Bitchy or PA Chai Vue ( Vwj Paj Cai . Puas Cai Vue . Batchai ) — the leader of the Hmong during the uprising against the French…

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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

National food of Japan

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

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How to actually serve as soldiers-celebrities?

OneKorea— Military service in South Korea is compulsory for all men over the age of 18 years, the lifetime, depending on the type of troops, is from 21 to 24 months. There is also an alternative civil service, the duration of which can reach 3 years.

In South Korea unauthorized evasion of military duties is of a particularly sensitive (and criminal) nature. The employer may refuse, arguing that the fact that you “otkosil” from army, therefore, are undisciplined worker and malicious violator of the law.

Do not avoid punishment, even senior politicians, when it becomes known that they or their children are not properly given duty. Celebrities attempt to evade the army also severely repressed.

But while ordinary South Korean citizens, with the gnashing of angry teeth, go to serve in the army, while you study or work, for pop stars it is a real challenge. Now the trends in the entertainment industry are changing at an incredible rate and more and more stars debut every year. There is no warranty for this or that actor that after 22 months of service his popularity or the number of the fan base will remain the same. So it is no surprise the attempts of celebrities Continue reading