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Tea traditions

The history of tea has its roots in antiquity. The name of the favourite drink comes from Northern Chinese cha, which translates as “young leaf”. In China tea was known since 220 years, the culture began to cultivate it with the 350. At first, tea was an expensive beverage, it was drunk by priests and rulers as a medicinal drink that relieves fatigue, and strengthens the eyesight. In the 6th century, tea was a drink of nobles, from the 10th century and became common among the Chinese, at the same time began the development of the tea trade.

In 16-18 centuries, tea spread all over Europe. In the Netherlands there was a tradition to have a tea party after dinner, then it took roots in many European countries. Since the 18th century tea was grown in India and Sri Lanka, the seeds were brought there by the British. Later the plant started to breed on Java, Sumatra, Vietnam, Africa and South America.

Currently tea – the most popular drink in the world. Each country has its own traditions of tea drinking. Different Nations have different rules for brewing beverage, serving tea and accompanying treats

The English tradition of tea drinking

The British consume more tea from all Europeans. On average, each inhabitant per year falls by 2.1 kg of tea. Traditionally the British drink black tea with Continue reading

Japan: the territory business

According to official data, about 500 Russians has been about 15 years doing business in Japan. The Japanese “miracle” that raised the country from ruins, and the country is experiencing a crisis, regardless of the global crisis that came from America.

Used Japanese cars as a business (import to Russia) and 1) seafood 2) building forest (Vice versa, export from Russia to Japan) is the first thing that may come to mind. Come.

However, experts warn that the market is already more or less divided and difficult to get in there. Moreover, the market of fish caught in Russian waters seafood — criminal a little more than full. The famous (and already late) journalist Yuri Shchekochikhin died after began to publish materials on how the Russian business earns on exports of seafood.

Russian forest is sold to the Japanese, and not Russian. the Chinese, who now reside in respective regions of Russia instead of Russia.

Japanese cars. By the way, many believe that to carry Japanese cars are cheaper and therefore more profitable, not from Japan itself, but from neighboring Thailand and Taiwan.

Sell them to the Russians — not Russian and even Japanese, and. Pakistanis. They have a very close-knit Diaspora, scattered around the world, they perfectly know the English language Continue reading

Japanese games

The family has its black sheep. This applies even to the gaming industry. This «ugly» the Japanese game industry. A country that has the fastest development of technology has managed to divide the gaming industry into three camps. First — fans of Japanese games. Second — are neutral, which no matter what they’re doing and playing what you love. The third camp — these are the people who not understand Japanese game design. I’m more of a renegade third party. No matter how long I watched by Japan, I was not able to accept the culture of Japan. Ranging from manga and anime, to design game levels and generally their games. Although, I like many, grew up on the NES console. And the games then were mostly from there. In the late 90’s to early 2000’s Japan has captured our hearts. But many left behind.

One such game that many put away from him, in my opinion, was Metal Gear. The designer of which was the infamous Hideo kojima. The game was a revolution and perhaps the cob of one of the best series in the genre of stealth-action. Interesting story and a new word from the young designer was given the opportunity to prove to the world what Japanese game design. Continue reading

National traditions of Korean art
The Magic of precious colors Saint-Petersburg state Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture named after I. E. Repin – the real smithy of the arts. Exhibition of works of the…

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Coming of age Celebrations in Japan
Every year on the second Monday of January, Japan celebrates coming of age Day (Seijin no Hi), in 2010 the celebration was on January 11. It is a public holiday.…

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Coming of age Celebrations in Japan
Every year on the second Monday of January, Japan celebrates coming of age Day (Seijin no Hi), in 2010 the celebration was on January 11. It is a public holiday.…

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