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As is customary to celebrate it’s thanksgiving in Korea

It’s thanksgiving — one of three most important holidays of Korea. The significance of this event can be compared happy New year (Sollal) according to the lunar calendar and the Tano festival in honor of the end of agricultural works.

It is also called Confusion or Hangawi . which translates as “middle”, as it falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month.

In ancient times, the tradition to celebrate it’s thanksgiving were of key importance for Korea, as the main occupation of the people of this country was agriculture. On this day, the peasants worshipped according to the custom of the ancestors, thanking them for a rich harvest and celebrated the completion of work in field with their neighbours.

But the history of the holiday it’s thanksgiving not known. Most historians say about the version about a special relationship to the ancient legends connected with the worship of the moon, particularly the full moon that turns even the darkest night into light. During this the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, Koreans, and made fun of the festivities. They feasted, danced, and generally, considered to this day one of the most important of the year. This view has continued in modern Korea.

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Customs and traditions

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some interesting and simple recipes

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Traditional desserts with an Asian note

New pastry chef Magomed Babaev SEIJIGROUP came up with paradoxical collection of desserts for restaurants and GINKGO SEIJI

This fall the menu of pan-Asian restaurant GINKGO and Japanese restaurant SEIJI presents six brand new original desserts created by famous Moscow pastry chef Magomed Babaev.

Each dessert is inventive combination of European and Asian ingredients.

A classic dessert, popular in China, Japan or Singapore, rarely correspond to Russian gastronomic habits.

This is why Magomed uses European pastry techniques and methods, but each dessert is always attended by Asian foods.

Classic milk jelly wrapped in thin rice paper – a delicate dessert with a creamy taste combined with finely chopped fruit especially suitable for people who prefer all light and airy.

Milk jelly in rice paper (menu SEILI )

Three parts of the new dessert – three shades of taste. Chocolate cake with ice cream is very important to be served at different temperatures of each component: a cold ice cream from a Japanese liquor “Midori”, a hot chocolate cake filled with liquid chocolate and chilled, with an emphasis of freshness, strawberry soup – trying Continue reading

Holidays and festivals in Japan
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Culture, art and traditions of Japan
Introduction 1. A brief historical background 2. The Japanese tradition 3. Kinds of culture and art of Japan 4. Cultural attractions of Japan Conclusion References Introduction Japanese culture is a…

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