10 staggering facts about South Korea
Learn new things about our world is always interesting and useful, so today I want to talk about South Korea, because most of the attention gets restless and closed its neighbor North Korea, and South Korea remains undeservedly forgotten. Despite the fact that it is a very interesting country, not only survived the Japanese colonialists, the intervention of the Soviet Union and the continued threat from Communist China, and took the 12 place in the ranking of the largest trading countries in the world. South Korea manufactures TV sets and gadgets are popular worldwide LG, great cars Hundai and KIA, smartphones and household appliances Samsung. I think this all can boast of this Eastern country? Of course not, because in this exotic country points of interest are found at each step, and I will let you know.
1. Reconstruction of crimes. Reconstruction of the crimes is one of the most important events in the country. During such reconstruction, a suspect in the crime of man forced to participate in a very humiliating public ritual, forcing to recreate his crime, in the eyes of the public and TV cameras.
2. Food delivery. Yes, delivery of food, in our time, of course no surprise, but only Continue reading
The Japanese festival of phalluses.
In Japan spring has come. But with the arrival of spring on the Islands is an unusual holiday, the main objects of which were. phalluses and vaginas. The roots of this entertaining festival back to ancient times – 1500 years ago. During the festival, people pray for the birth of children and good harvest.
Festival of phalluses called “Kanamara”, was launched in Kawasaki on April 5.
An elderly Japanese man prays at the Cathedral of Tagata in the city of Komaki. Traditional festival of Kanamara (Utamaro) is held each spring, it marks the beginning of the flowering and glorifies fertility.
Japanese waits for the start of the ceremony next to carved from Japanese cypress in the phallus 198 cm
Men carry a huge phallus to the temple. This procession is accompanied by loud screams, applause and hoots from the audience. The temple is not far, but to convey this figure, it takes about one and a half hours.
During the ceremony, the phallus need some times to turn around. It is believed that the touch of a woman the main symbol of the festival ensures harmony in the family and offspring, childless
National food of Japan
Japan is a country which has attracted much attention not only for its great achievements, achievements in science, technology, medicine. Not less attractive, interesting Japan and its culture, a unique identity which permeates all aspects of Japanese life. How the Japanese live, what tradition, customs, what are the foundations of family life, which prefer the Japanese, what are their life values and priorities. The answer to these and many other questions, we believe, can be useful for exploring Japan. Japanese cuisine is closely connected with the geographical conditions of the country and its history. And at the same time it clearly reflects the peculiarities of the Japanese attitude, which is so interesting to foreigners. What we eat, drink Japanese? How and how much to eat? What is love? Whether here is hidden one of the secrets of longevity of the Japanese? Following our story about it.
THE LIFESTYLE OF THE JAPANESE AND THEIR COOKING
The daily food of Japanese people consists mainly of rice, fish, vegetables. Usually eat three times a day: Breakfast at 8, lunch at 12, dinner at 7 o’clock. For Breakfast most Japanese people prefers to eat traditional Japanese food such as miso soup, rice, grilled fish, pickles, raw egg and cooked vegetables. But in recent years many families began to become prevalent and a European kitchen, so now some families eat Breakfast.
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