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Features of material culture

Features of the material culture of Koreans vividly reflect the ethnic history of the Korean people, in particular the history of its interaction with neighboring peoples of Eastern Asia, primarily the Chinese. A number of features of the material culture of Koreans on the origin associated with tropical and subtropical areas of Southeast Asia, bring them together with other far Eastern peoples: many aspects of agriculture, particularly rice cultivation, alternating possibility gardening, types of agricultural implements, such as plough and cattle (no milk), poultry and pigs of southern origin, dog meat as food, clothing swing type sweater or Bathrobe and more. All this indicates, undoubtedly, a significant part in the formation of Korean ethnic groups of southern origin, originally associated with the extreme South of China, Indochina and Indonesia. It is possible that the language of these “southern” group were Indonesians, related to certain groups of ancient Yue, who, according to Chinese historians, the Zhou time was reached in the North of modern Shan-Tung. It should also be borne in mind that “southern” elements in the culture of people in Ireland could be considerably strengthened by immigrants from the aforementioned Yin of China, the culture Continue reading

For Women Only

Japanese wedding traditions are a unique blend of different cultures and beliefs. In this article, we will discuss a traditional Japanese wedding.

The Japanese are trying to follow all the wedding traditions and rituals, most of which, as a rule, take their roots from ancient times, but nevertheless, observed until now. Quite a large number of people in Japan tend to play a traditional wedding, and elderly family members always insist on respect for all traditions. A rich cultural heritage supported by the General population. In no other culture you will find such traditions, as in Japan.

Japanese traditionally hold the wedding for example sintoistskoj the ceremony. In particular, one is required by the ritual exchange of gifts called the yunio, when the gifts exchanged symbolize different stages of life: growth, woman and mother, wealth and freedom. Japanese gifts for a wedding can be very unusual: and in the form of linen thread, dried cuttlefish, etc.

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Unusual peace parks: the Park of love in Korea

In many countries of our planet there are great parks where you can enjoy beautiful flower arrangements or sculptures, wander through the shady alleys, take a ride on the carousel with the kids or just to throw on the lawn picnic for the whole family. But in South Korea there is a very unusual Park, which is not suitable for families with children, it can be visited only adults who have reached the age of majority, is a Park of love. He became piquant attraction of South Korea.

Another name of this Park, located on the Korean island of Jeju, the “Land of love”. Very romantic name! However, its exhibits tell about the lofty Platonic feelings, but on the spicy side of life: in the Park placed one hundred and fifty explicit erotic sculptures. Park love existed for ten years, during which he gained worldwide fame and became one of the main attractions of South Korea; it was visited by many tourists from all over the world, and in the local youth a popular. But age Koreans, brought up in old traditions, his sculptures are outraged and believe that love Park should be closed.

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Korean wedding
Modern Korean wedding is not like any vintage wedding ceremony or Western wedding. her new tradition was developed quite recently, in the fifties, but follow them in all of Korea.…

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In South Korea for a holiday
Once South and North Korea were one country. But one day went their separate ways. Since then, North Korea is visited by only the most intrepid tourists, but South has…

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The Secret of Japanese centenarians
Residents of Japan life expectancy today came in first place in the world. What is the secret of their longevity? Serious long-term studies conducted by Professor of Kyoto University Yukio…

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