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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.

Who gets best seats?

Contrary to Western custom, the family of the groom Continue reading

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