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Japanese new year’s traditions and treats

We will tell you about some traditions of celebrating new year in Japan, which includes unusual for Slavs rituals with special symbolic meaning. And please share the recipe surprisingly tasty Japanese treats, made especially for you in the network of restaurants “planet Sushi”.

We will tell you about some traditions of celebrating new year in Japan, which includes unusual for Slavs rituals with special symbolic meaning. And please share the recipe surprisingly tasty Japanese treats, made especially for you in the network of restaurants “planet Sushi”.

New Year in Japan

On-segatsu – Japanese New Year – is not only a favorite but also the most important festival for the inhabitants of the land of the rising sun. It is the New Year to take stock of the year, evaluate the results, and pay their debts. Before the Meiji era (1868-1911) it was celebrated according to the Chinese lunar calendar, but these days even people with traditional views of celebrated European.

The main winter holiday has more meaning to people’s lives than perhaps all the other holidays combined. For the period of new year holidays largest part holidays. Generally New year is celebrated from December 29 to January 3, and almost all state and commercial institutions are closed.

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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

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 holiday in Japan.

New year for the Japanese — one of the most important holidays of the year. During the new year holidays in Japan, there are Christmas holidays, from approximately December 28-29 January 4-5, depending on the company. Most public and commercial institutions of Japan are officially unemployed in this period. During the Christmas holidays, many Japanese people go to their homes to see relatives and celebrate with them the New year, some go on a holiday abroad, for example, in Europe, or meet the holidays at home with family.

In late December, on the eve of New year, Japanese people have many worries. First, it is accepted to remove not only their homes, but also many companies conduct General cleaning in the offices in the last days of the company’s work before the Christmas holidays. The rules need to not only get rid of debris, but also from clutter.

One of the very important rituals in Japan is the training and sending new year greeting cards – nengajo . On nengajou usually depicts the symbol of the coming year on the Eastern calendar, Continue reading

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