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Organization of a party in Oriental style

Scenario party in Japanese style

You are tired of the same type of gatherings at home for the holidays table in front of TV?

Then you just need to organize a Japanese themed party, it is suitable to dress, to decorate the room of course and to think through the kitchen.

In Japanese culture you will find a strong culture of food, of clothing that are radically different from what we consider commonplace.

Birthday in a kimono

To organize a birthday party in the Japanese style is not an easy task, requiring the organizer’s efforts and careful selection of scenery.

The first thing you should consider is of course the interior space.

As the country is famous for a minimalist, no need to pile on the space, you should clean the table and replace it with tatami mats, special mats that cover the floor in Japanese house.

Walls can be decorated with fans, but from the lighting it is desirable to withdraw and use candles or special lamps, it should be as natural. As a lamp it is possible to take a glass bowl filled with water and put flowers and floating candles.

To give the atmosphere of Japanese elegance you can use scented candles in Eastern style.

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JAPAN: its traditions, culture, history and a bit about anime!

Ikebana. Truth in simplicity What could be better than moments captured in flowers, herbs and branches with uniform composition in accordance with the principles of harmony and beauty? In Japan it is not known other art that would better Express the perfection of nature, to reveal all its depth and originality than ikebana .

Ikebana is an ancient art of making bouquets, which not only contributes to aesthetic development, but also brings in a man a sense of beauty, inspiring and they inspire new creations. Not for nothing, after all, the word “ikebana” podnimatsya as “flowers that live”.

The traditional art of Japan originated and became popular in India and came to Japan together with Buddhism religion. Here it is widespread and has entered the culture of Japan as art of flower arrangement.

What is the mystery of creating masterpieces of flowers? According to the Japanese, the main principle on which to base ikebana is nothing like simplicity. It’s the simplicity that infuses every bouquet that is created according to certain rules and rituals. In preparing the compositions of flowers has a meaning even the most minor details that are of great importance to the meticulous Japanese who love thoroughness in everything and everywhere.

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National food of the Philippines

Philippine kitchen

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Filipino cuisine is bright and colorful, but has a number of specific features. It has formed a lot of natural, national, historical and cultural factors, each region of the Philippines you can see their culinary peculiarities.

Tropical island situation of the country and the Malay population has laid the Foundation, Filipino cuisine is without doubt a typical Asian kitchen. Main component, of course, rice . widely used tropical fruits, coconut milk, variety of seafood, spices.

Although traditionally Filipino dishes are not preferred in the European knife and fork from a plate and not in Chinese with chopsticks from the bowl, and by hand and certainly from the banana leaf . this tradition (magalski «Chaman” ) is cultivated only in some in the local restaurants.

Filipino cuisine Asian non-sharp, but three hundred years of Spanish rule had softened her considerably. Amid dishes of neighboring countries, Philippine a lot more moderate and more tolerant to the European stomach.

Catholicism, unlike widespread in the region of Islam, much less impose food taboos and restrictions, otherwise the Filipinos and the country would be unable to enjoy the main meal — Lechon — spit-roast suckling pig.

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