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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

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

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 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