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Festivals and entertainment Center of regional tourism

January 1, (non-working day) – 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.

October 3 (day-off) – Foundation Day States, 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 Continue reading

What kind of sushi in Japan

If my beer in the Czech Republic, if the cheese is in Italy, if sushi in Japan. Each country values its gastronomic brand. But if cheese and beer can still be imported, sushi certainly does. Therefore to try real Oriental food is possible only in the land of the rising sun. Do not rush with objections, saying that in Russia there are lots of restaurants with virtuoso sushi chef will prepare the finest nigiri and Sakaki.

Sushi is a traditional Japanese dish, but the fashion of this Oriental food came to Russia not from Japan but from Europe and the USA. Fashion is fashion, and the Japanese dishes served in restaurants and cafes, are not always such, that is Japanese. Almost always seafood for sushi are raw, that is why real sushi, according to the Japanese, can be prepared only a short distance from the sea. Japanese never eat sushi in other countries, and even in its mountain part. The sea’s far away, so sushi will be a priori stale.

Sushi for the first time (that sounds so right the name of the dish) appeared in Japan in the heyday of Edo. The samurai thus snacking on the go. Prepared in a few minutes and ate. Continue reading

A Journey through Asia

Those wishing to visit the countries of Asia today is becoming more and more, that it is not surprising. A trip to Asia cannot be compared with the rest in other countries. And all because this region has a special, incomparable flavor and benefits. In whatever country you are traveling to, you will find many pleasant experiences and memorable discoveries.

Features of the region

Asia – the largest part of the world . occupying part of Eurasia and Europe. The region’s population is more than 4 billion people that cannot be compared with any other territory. In addition, Asia is washed by the four oceans, which explains the presence of different climatic zones-from tropical desert to Arctic. It therefore should be particularly careful when choosing country to stay.

A trip to Asia will be an unforgettable event for lovers of the exotic, and seekers of new experiences . Luxury Arab Emirates, magical sandy deserts of Egypt the mysterious, blue sea, unusual kitchen artificial island and – here are just some features of this region that attract tourists from all over the world.

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