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Tajikistan: Culture of Tajikistan

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Tajikistan – a country with ancient culture and traditions. Tajik culture is unique and requires enhancement and conservation of national values. The Tajiks made a significant contribution to spiritual Treasury of civilization, gave the world a wonderful and outstanding scientists, philosophers, writers, poets and architects whose works became an integral part of scientific and cultural baggage accumulated by the world civilization. Examples of this – poems of the founder of Persian-Tajik literature Abuabdullo Rudaki, immortal national epic poem the “Shahname” abdulkosim of Firdausi, which absorbed the legendary history of the Persians and Tajiks, and the “Canon of medicine” Abu Ali Ibn Sino (Avicenna) treatise, which for many centuries served as main guide on medicine in educational institutions of Europe. Scientists al-Khorezm, al-Farabi and Aburaihan Beruni, such (according to Goethe) stars of the first magnitude on the firmament of world poetry, Khayyam, Rumi, Saadi, Hafiz, Jami, masters of artistic creativity Borbad, Mani, Bekhzod were famous way beyond ancient Sogd, Khorasan and Movarounnahr (second anniversary) – the main territory of modern Continue reading

Architecture of North Korea

Typical traditional Korean architecture were two main styles: a Palace-temple which has been formed under the strong influence of Chinese canons, and folk — the building of houses for ordinary people, who had many local varieties. Ancient architects who built palaces and temples, borrowed a system of beams and supports the Chinese. For residential buildings of ordinary people were characterized by thatched roofs and under floor heating system, ondol. Rich people built large houses with elegantly curved tiled roofs ended at the end slightly raised eaves. Great value in architecture was given to the natural landscape. So, many Buddhist monasteries scattered throughout the country, usually built in the mountains, perfectly blending into the surrounding landscape. A place for building only then was considered appropriate, when opened from there the corresponding view of the “mountains and water”.

Architectural symbols of modern North Korea are the Mansudae Theatre, people’s Palace of studies, the Palace of congresses Mansudae, the Palace of pioneers and schoolchildren, the Museum of the Korean revolution and the 105-storey hotel «Rougon” in Pyongyang.

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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. It is a public holiday.

Coming of age in Japan in 20 years comes. Under Japanese law, from that moment young people have the right to participate in elections, bear full responsibility before the law, they are subject to labour legislation, the right to enter into banking and commercial transactions, to conduct real estate transactions, purchase and consumption of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products.

It is believed that the first day of age was observed in Japan in the year 714. Then the young Prince, the heir to the throne, on the recommendation of the priests changed the hairstyle and the shape of the garment, noting its entry in the adult age.

Until the mid-nineteenth century boys and girls become adults at different times. In a series of Shinto rites this ceremony was called genpuku, which roughly meant “new hairstyle”. The boy aged 10 to 16 years shaved off the curls over the forehead and tie the remaining hair in a pigtail, ukladyvaya on the crown. It was a hairstyle (eboshi) adult male, samurai. At the same time the boy children changed the name to adult. For girls Continue reading

May day celebrations in Japan
May day celebrations in Japan (air) The program of the tour: May day celebrations in Japan (air) 1 day. The beginning of the tour. Departure from Kiev. Day 2. A…

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Korean salads
To fully experience all of the details of such a wonderful country like Korea should begin with the study of traditional cuisine. A wide variety of dishes, salads, soups –…

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The Tradition of celebrating New year in Japan
Before the New year is only a few days. In anticipation of the holidays and new year holidays I would like to tell our readers about the features of this…

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