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
The strangest fashion trend
The so-called advanced mode constantly gives rise to discussions about their oddities. And in the modern world, when the boundaries of what is permitted and illicit, ethical and immoral, a barely noticeable, sometimes extreme fashion acquires amazing shape.
And in different countries appear underage twins of Hitler, jewelry for the eyes or real elven boots. About these and some other strange modern fashion trends can be read in a small article below.
Last year Hitler “captured” Bangkok – the part of the Thai capital, which is relevant to the world of fashion. Still there continues a real «watermania” – cartoon images of the Fuhrer mold on shirts, sweaters, posters, wherever.
Foreign journalists explain that this trend is related to growing here (as, indeed, elsewhere) by ignorance, and not with the fascist sentiments of the youth of Thailand.
2. Japan – Gothic Lolita
The Japanese meaning of the name “Lolita” is different from the Western one. To the rising sun country it is associated with popular subculture that involves wearing clothing fashioned after the Victorian era. True, dark Gothic aesthetics in the embodiment of Japanese teenagers “narrow” to “vampire” in understanding the 15-year-old. And an indispensable Continue reading
What are the characteristics of se Asia foreign
The geographical position of foreign Asia, General characteristics. What features of the foreign SE Asia? 2. In many States, 9. What features of the foreign SE Asia? 2. How many States in contemporary Asia? 3. What are the subregions divided Asia? 4. What. The area of Foreign Asia – 27 million km2, it includes more than 40 sovereign. The first two features have a positive effect on them. individual countries expressed better here than in Europe. The first two features have a beneficial impact on their economy. The role of foreign Asia in the world economy in the past. individual countries expressed better here than in Europe. As in foreign Europe, foreign Asia is dominated by the Republic. limiting the proportion of its agriculture, and especially arable land. Example. In India and Indonesia, there are more than 150 peoples. In the Hittite era in the North-Western part of Asia Minor was located. Asia is rich in minerals (especially. What features of the foreign SE Asia? 2. Asia stretches from the CE faith to South nearly 7 thousand km, and from West to East more than 10 thousand km. 9 Sep 2012. Generalized geography lesson on the theme “countries of Asia”. What animal is considered sacred in India? What threatens you caused him discomfort. (SE on the shore