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.
Who gets best seats?
Contrary to Western custom, the family of the groom Continue reading
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
– 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
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 The Guardian Oliver Wainwright, was no exception and the local architecture: North Korean leader Kim Jong UN announced a new architectural era. However, she has come so far, only in Pyongyang with its illusion of prosperity, high rates of construction and periodic executions of architects.
After a devastating U.S. bombing in 1951, Pyongyang was rebuilt almost from scratch. The construction of “Grand garden of Juche architecture” reached its peak in 1980-e years thanks to the financial support of the USSR: it then began to build a triangular rügen hotel with five revolving restaurants on top, not completed to this day. However, since then, Pyongyang has remained socialist realism in the spirit of construction, combining monumentalism and militarism, visual images of Stalin’s Empire and Korean folklore.
“Architectural era” Kim Jong UN remains true to the tradition, but in a different way: first, construction is underway on the money already Chinese investors, and secondly, much attention has been paid to the entertainment industry. If all over the world North Korean leader know by frequent nuclear threats and ruthless executions of undesirables, at home Continue reading