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Changes in the architecture of North Korea (slideshow)
Life in North Korea not so many aspects, subject to change. And if something changes, then only with the approval of the authorities. How do I find the correspondent of…

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These strange Japanese
Today I have prepared for you a simple test. Please read the short manga (vansat), attached to this post (16 pages, to read each right to left). If you do…

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Environmental truth – In South Korea passes world Congress on nature protection

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NPP new generation will be built in China

Treatment of “Eco-Truth” to visitors

The court of Novorossiysk harsh, but fair

llegal peat extraction stopped in the Taldom district

Forest-“victims” Baikal will be planting again

Eco-activists cleaned up the shore of the Oka Stupino area

Developed new technology of water purification from oil

September 22 – “car free Day” in the Moscow region

Clearly created is a scale model of the Solar system

20 September – Day of forest workers

In Protvino appeared fir alley

Youth eco-teams may appear in 2016

The beavers started the reserve of hydraulic works

Eco-initiative for the collection of tyres kicks off in Moscow suburbs in October

Completes pre-Assembly of the Shelter for Chernobyl

River fish became the victim of Adyghe cheese

Hundreds of tons of radioactive water “Fukushima” trapped in the ocean

Belarus is increasing the number of objects with radiation

To support “Eco-Truth” in the contest

The first protected areas in the Moscow region entered into the inventory

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The Traditional holidays in Japan: Japanese New year

New year in Japan

Traditional Japanese holidays

You can hardly find a country like Japan, where such a wide variety of holidays. However, the specificity of Japanese holidays is their well-defined aesthetic criteria, as well as complex rules, traditions, special rituals, through family education and communication. Favorite and most fun Japanese festival is a New year, which relates to three of the most important to Sandisco, together with the Foundation Day of the state, as well as the birthday of the Emperor. Before New year in Japan is celebrated according to the lunar calendar, but since the end of the nineteenth century it correlated with the New year, celebrated according to the Gregorian calendar, and the celebration of Christmas.

Japanese New year

The Japanese begin to prepare for the holiday in advance: almost throughout December they are busy with Christmas chores, trying to catch up as best you can to prepare for the New year. Markets and fairs held on new year’s eve are evidence of the holiday hustle and bustle. protection of commercial information of Bird colonies called “the tories-but ichi” arranged since the eighteenth century. Especially attractive to them was a rake – Canada that act as good luck charm. No less popular since the nineteenth century, and is Fair “Tosi is but iti”, Continue reading

Organization of a traditional wedding celebration in Japan

Organizing a traditional wedding celebration in Japan

A plan for Seating guests

The traditional plan for Seating guests at a wedding in Japan is a complex and deeply hierarchical system. “Kamiza” — the word in the Japanese language, which designates the place of honor in the room, assume that it must be the warmest, most comfortable, and located furthest from the door. The last characteristic refers to the period of feudalism in Japan, when this arrangement was considered the most secure and also in the event of an attack on the house. Historically, the status of a person was shown by the thickness of the Mat on which he sits. However, since the flat tatami became more available and suitable in the home, the Seating arrangement became the main indicator of social status.

Inherent in the culture of norms and rules seems to dictate that the main purpose of “Kekkon Hiroen” (wedding reception) is the placement of guests at the table so that no one was hurt reserved for him. Guests are fitted in accordance with their age (very respected quality in Japanese culture), social status and relation to the newlyweds, since they are the most important people of the wedding celebration.

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The worst restaurants Japan – culinary Israel news

The worst restaurants in Japan

Tokyo knows a lot about psychology! The ability to surprise not only laid the basis for the architecture of this space of the city, but also in the entertainment industry. This is one of the most unusual capitals of the world, many tourists it is a real shock and leaves unforgettable memories.

Blow up the consciousness – this is the real marketing in Tokyo! And this approach is used here in everything, whether it’s the appliances, the invention of new computer technologies, the construction of housing, the design of children’s toys, or the idea for a restaurant. Among the latter there are truly unique masterpieces, which are unique not found anywhere else in the world. Here is a list of restaurants to be visited should be included in the compulsory programme of visitors to Japan and the thrill-hungry.

Namahage– a restaurant, where before the appearance of the waiters in awe not only children, but adults with delicate psyche. They dressed and portrayed as evil demons. During peaceful meal can suddenly turn off the lights and heard a shrill yell, and the sorrow. Horror! But not for the Japanese. In this restaurant come with families, and there is always – sold out.

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Japanese salad. A collection of delicious Japanese recipes

Japanese salads – the best recipes. How and to cook delicious Japanese salad.

Japanese cooks in the preparation of salads, national dishes using a wide range of products. In the course are a variety of vegetables, fruits, meat, poultry, fish, rice noodles, and of course seafood. However, the technology of their cooking or contains no heat treatment, or its duration does not affect the taste and composition of food, keeping the smell of the products, their natural composition and nutritional properties.

As a condiment for Japanese used salads miso paste, soy sauce, ginger, vinegar, dried fish and seaweed. Now we will try to analyze the most interesting recipes of salads, though, to be honest, they’re all interesting and delicious.

Recipe 1. Japanese salad

Required ingredients:

– scallop – 400 g;

– mushrooms-250 g;

– lemon – 2 slices;

salad green peas-150 g;

– soy sauce – 1 tbsp;

– vegetable oil-2 tbsp;

– dill-2 sprigs.

Method of preparation:

Boil the scallop meat. Water should always be salted. Wash the pods of peas and also send them to another pot to be boiled. Mushrooms or wild mushrooms (this is optional) peel, cut them in slices and lightly fry. When the meat has cooled, cut it in small pieces. After the pods of peas is tender, immediately Continue reading

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Family traditions: Korea
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Japanese clothing
Japanese style in clothing Not so long ago Japan was closed government. Everything new hardly penetrated to this country. The Europeans are also reluctant to accept anything that concerns Japanese…

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