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Holidays and traditions of South Korea

January 1 (day off) – New year.

March 1 (day-off) – Samil day, Day of the independence movement.

5 April (day off) – Day of the tree dedicated to the restoration of forests in the country.

1 may – labour day.

May 8 – parents Day.

May 5 (day-off) – children’s Day.

June 6 (day off) – Day of memory of victims for the native land.

17 July (day-off) – Constitution Day in honour of the proclamation of the first Constitution of the Republic of Korea in 1948

August 15 (day off) – the Day of liberation, celebrated in honor of the completion of the Japanese occupation in 1945.

3 October (closing day) – national Foundation Day, celebrated on mount Manisan in Gangwon-do.

October 9 – Hangeul Day (Korean alphabet).

December 25 (day off) – Christmas.

Korea lives by the Gregorian calendar, but the traditional festivals are celebrated according to lunar.

In mid-January – the feast of the snow on mount Halla (Jeju-do). The end of January – beginning of February – feast of Salt (non-working day) is a celebration of the New year according to the lunar calendar. It is one of two major holidays in Korea, celebrated on the first day of the first lunar month. Koreans visit their “Cohen”, all gather with their families, young people ceremoniously congratulates Continue reading

Area of North Korea in the Yaroslavl Museum of foreign art

This is the exhibition debut of the collector in the new halls of the Museum, which will soon be a year. According to Alla Pavlova Athinai . Director of the Yaroslavl art Museum, this event gathers around the Museum of foreign art new friends and partners.

The idea of the exhibition adds information about the East, reveals the art of distant countries. “The exhibits is the art, mostly created by women with a keen sense of understanding of the world,– considers the Director of AHM. The collection was formed with a new partner Museum, Tamara Alexandrovna Kozlova, who assembled the objects that can be seen immediately, with love.” Twenty years ago, in the biography Gantry was “the page” excursions “Golden ring of Russia” Yaroslavl, by its recognition, has occupied this special place. Continue reading

Japan: country of tradition and majestic nature

It is an island state at all times attracts pilgrims, as all the eternal mysteries of the East. Ancient culture, preserved until these days the old traditions on the background of a highly developed economy and high living standards of Japanese people, always interested in the Western world. Many people come here to breathe in this atmosphere, to discover the country of the samurai and the world’s best electronics.

The main part of the territory of Japan is located on four Islands. It — Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku. The island is covered with lush vegetation and volcanoes. The volcanoes of the Japanese attitude, as to the pet, hardly notice them, but always remember them. More than half of the current volcanoes.

In whatever time of year you should not be able to fly to Japan, you do not expect neither the African heat and Arctic frosts. The climate in Japan gold. As expected, as the seasons change. Similar to the European winter, with snow and frost, within reasonable limits, (in Europe, by the way, you start to forget what a normal winter). Summers can be very hot or not as we are. But in spring and autumn in the Japanese Islands – a great the rainy season, the most that is necessary. Just right Continue reading

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Group tour «Japan: tradition and modernity" (Tokyo, Hakone, Kamakura) The dates: WEEKLY ON TUESDAYS TOUR PROGRAM: Day 01: Tuesday Arrival in Tokyo (Narita international airport). Meeting at the airport /…

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Holidays and traditions of South Korea
January 1 (day off) - New year. March 1 (day-off) - Samil day, Day of the independence movement. 5 April (day off) - Day of the tree dedicated to the…

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Japan Seasons
Group tour «Japan: tradition and modernity" (Tokyo, Hakone, Kamakura) The dates: WEEKLY ON TUESDAYS TOUR PROGRAM: Day 01: Tuesday Arrival in Tokyo (Narita international airport). Meeting at the airport /…

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