Travel Korea
the Republic of Korea (informal name of the country, widely used in Russian-language press — South Korea) occupies the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and numerous Islands. The largest…

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Wine Korea
South Korea cannot be called a state with a long tradition of winemaking. The people of this country prefer to consume stronger drinks or beer. And yet, the wine industry…

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tradition

Culture, traditions and customs of Turkey. • Turkey • Asia • Countries

In Turkey the relations between the sexes have prints of Muslim traditions. Although by law women and men are equal, Turkish women in the society still occupy a secondary position. Women in Turkey are obliged to be faithful wives and caring mothers. To go to work is permitted only if the husband agree.

So far in the provinces you can meet up with polygamy. One husband in some villages may be about six spouse. In such a family the house is divided into two halves: male and female. While each wife should have their own room. The husband is obliged to give gifts and to pay attention equally to each spouse. Any woman can keep his farm, which is a kind of independence.

To go to the mosque decided to close the legs to the knees and no shoes. Women are expected to cover the head. During prayers to mosques are not supposed to not distract the faithful.

The Turks pay great attention to Muslim rituals and ceremonies. Every boy in years 7-12 is held the rite of circumcision, while his parents are preparing for this like for a great holiday. After passing the rite the boy becomes a full member of the community of Muslims.

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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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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

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Korean wedding
Wedding in Korea: tradition, coupled with common sense, minus the remnants of the past and excessive sentimentality. That's how I would describe this ritual, which, according to Koreans, they must…

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