When the Japanese learn that in Russia there are protracted may holidays, they look at each other with understanding: from the Northern neighbors, then there is also the Golden week. To this phrase – the Golden week – the inhabitants of the island nation accustomed from childhood. After all, the holiday on Golden week here – it’s practically a national duty. What are they – may day – in the land of the rising sun? About it tells the correspondent of “New News” in Tokyo.
At the may holidays, the Japanese don’t go digging in the beds – they prefer to travel.
That is celebrated in early may, will tell you not every Japanese. This is understandable: the reasons for the may celebrations in Japan periodically changed so drastically that modern man, even if he is a native resident of the country, it is no wonder to get confused. Thus, on 29 April (first day of the Golden week) for a long time was celebrated as the birthday of Emperor Hirohito. When in 1989 Emperor, who ruled the country more than half a century, died April 29 as a Day of greens. In 2007, this holiday was moved to may 4. On April Continue reading
Stay in Tokyo
Tokyo is one of the largest cities in the world, which amazes with its futuristic shape and orientation to the future. In order to understand what a significant place the city occupies in the life of not only the country but also all world community, will appreciate the fact that if Tokyo became a separate state, it would have taken 15-th place in list of countries by GDP. It turns out that Tokyo in terms of economic development ahead of Turkey, Australia, Indonesia and many others. In addition, the population of the Tokyo Metropolitan area – more than 37 million people, and it’s bigger than the whole Asian part of Russia (far East Siberia plus). However, speaking of Tokyo, you should bear in mind that this is not one city, and one of a kind capital district. Tokyo district includes 62 administrative units, including cities, villages and towns. When it comes to Tokyo, the usually mean the “heart” of the district, including district 23. Each of these areas is so great that it has the status of a city and has its own mayor and city Council.
Today Tokyo is the cultural, administrative and economic capital of the country, but not always. The town was founded in the XV century, building on the model of the ancient capital of China Danyang shogun Tokugawa. Initially the city was called Edo. In the XII century the brave Continue reading
The modern culture of Korea will be represented in the whole spectrum – from traditional arts and martial arts to modern dance, national cuisine, music, movies, songs and clothes, so it will be interesting to all – regardless of age)
For the first time in Ukraine (!) – unique Flash mob Gangnam style Kiev. The program planned demonstrations of martial arts, show-program of Korean traditional and modern dances, fashion show of national clothes – hanbekov and modern clothing and accessories, songs, poetry, shows interactive platform of the national Korean games and diverse educational program, scheduled presentations, workshops, demonstrations compositions applied art, national clothes,art objects.
Samples of the applied art here can not only see but also to learn to do everything myself. Visitors can expect workshops on origami Korean version, Korean card, the weaving of ribbon, the Korean knots (macrame), cuisine, calligraphy and quilling. Also, you can learn the game and learn the secrets of Korean tea ceremony.
The exhibition will be presented national Korean Continue reading