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The History of Korean martial arts

P o comparison with China or Japan in Korea to have survived much less reliable historical information. From classical treatises have survived, only one was created quite late, in 1789, “the MUI the you. konji” (“Drawing the Outlook of martial arts”). Multifaceted negatively influenced by tradition and political culture and ideology of the country. And the Japanese occupation of 1910-1945 years, during which the colonialists pursued a policy of forced assimilation and suppressed all manifestations of the true Korean culture, actually almost stopped a number of traditional Korean martial arts.

Greatly complicates the identification of the true picture and strenuously maintained on both sides of the 38th parallel, the company propaganda, in which many official historians of martial arts hard to prove that martial arts in Korea are not inferior in ancient times, Chinese unique tradition. However, not all of the facts on which they rely, can be considered as a definite confirmation of such a concept.

“Stand typical of Korean martial arts” if you wish, of course, can be found in threatening postures and gestures of the figures the guardian spirit, guarding the gate of Buddhist temples, such representations are found not only in Korea but also in other countries of the region. On ancient Continue reading

South Korea

Medicine South Korea

Booming medical tourism is now South Korea due to the fact that in 2007 the government adopted the law on medical tourism, allow foreigners to use the Korean health care system. Since then, the flow of patients is growing exponentially.

In the first year after adoption of the law the country was visited by 16 thousand considering treatment, in 2009-m — 55 thousand, in 2011-m already been of medical tourists goes from 100 thousand. In 2013, South Korea expects 200 thousand foreign patients, and in 2020-m — 1 million.

It is noteworthy that come to South Korea and citizens of countries with a developed level of medicine. Leader, the United States accounted for 34% of the total number of foreign patients. On the second place by the number of visits to South Korea for medical purposes, Russians — 17%. The majority Continue reading

Summer festivals of Japan

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Inga Esipova long worked as a journalist in Chita – many remember its publication in the newspaper “Extra” in the regional Supplement to the “Arguments and facts”. A few years ago she went to Japan, where he lives until now. Of course, Inga misses and Chita, and in journalistic work, and therefore easily and immediately agreed to cooperate with the news Agency “Chita”, talking primarily about Japan.

Tanabata today Mushi, the Japanese sigh. Indeed, a little too hot for folk festivals: a plus 30 and 100% humidity, which is air instead of steam stifling, and the body instantly covered in sweat. But this is the rainy season, not to cancel the same because of him the traditional summer holidays.

Tanabata Matsuri is one of the holidays numbers, borrowed (like almost all the other basics of life) by the Japanese from the Chinese. It is celebrated 07.07. – and before that even 03.03. – the holiday girls, and 05.05. – the holiday boys. In honor of Tanabata houses are decorated with long stalks of bamboo, to which they tie the ribbons to make a wish.

On the evening Continue reading

South Korea
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5 reasons to visit Japan
Japan — "land of the rising sun". It is striking in its history, traditions, way of life. Reasons to visit her a lot, but perhaps I'll try to name five…

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Gross national income of Japan, 1970-2013
For the period 1970-2013, the national income of Japan increased by 4870.4 billion. or in 24.3 times to 5079.1 billion. the change occurred at 47.1 billion. by increasing population of…

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