The culture of Japan was the result of a historical process that began with the migration of the ancestors of the Japanese people on the Japanese archipelago from the continent and the emergence of the culture of the Jomon period. Modern Japanese culture was strongly influenced by Asian countries (especially China and Korea), Europe and North America.One of the features of Japanese culture is its long development in the period of complete isolation of the country (policy sakoku) all the rest of the world during the rule of the Tokugawa Shogunate that lasted until the mid XΙX century — the beginning of the Meiji period.On the culture and the mentality of the Japanese was influenced by an isolated territorial situation of the country, geographical and climatic features, as well as specific natural disasters (frequent earthquakes and typhoons), which resulted in a kind of Japanese attitude to nature as a living creature. The ability to admire the immediate beauty of nature as a feature of national character of Japanese, found expression in many art forms of Japan.
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Cultural history of Japan The Jomon (10 thousand years BC — 300 BC) — first examples of ceramics, jewelry and female figurines Continue reading
The Fund Forum participated at the Festival of culture of the countries of the Great silk Road, which passed from 26 to 30 November in Seoul (Republic of Korea). The organizers of the Festival – Cultural center of Korea Foundation, the Foundation of the silk road, national Museum of Korea. The Festival was attended by all the countries of Central Asia, including Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and the Republic of Korea.
The festival was preceded by an exhibition of photographs «Central Asia, celebrated by poets” . lasting from 10 to 21 November, and presented visitors with 190 photographs depicting the traditions, customs and everyday life of residents of the region.
The program of the Festival included performances of the national ensembles of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, duet performance of the song “love Dance” Uzbek traditional wind instrument “Nai” and Korean traditional bagpipes «hagem”.
The Festival programme included two workshops. November 27 – ” Cultural exchange between Korea and Central Asia” . during which the participants were able to discuss the historical ties Continue reading
This country, though, and is with us on the same continent, remains a mystery. Today the site nashasvadba a little reveal for you the mystery of this country and tell how looks Korean wedding .
Matchmaking has always been considered in Korea’s case the older kind. But today, when the young decide to get married, first go to the parents. Upon hearing the happy news, the groom’s parents take the local vodka and the chicken and go to the bride’s house to ceremony josemari. Parents of the bride for the order is denied several times before to invite a matchmaker to the house. It is believed that the number of failures only egged the two men and raises the price of the bride.
When the envoys of the groom finally entered the house, the negotiations begin between the parents and wedding planning.
The so-called second stage of courtship. Attended by all close relatives of the bride. The girl’s parents invite everyone to a gala dinner, and when everyone gathered at the table, “suddenly” come into the house of the groom’s parents with gifts. Each relative of the bride should get the gift. so he can bless future marriage. After the ceremony of scrapes the two parties begin to plan Continue reading