The mountain trout festival in Hwacheon province
In South Korea, every year in November begins the holiday mountain trout. Tens of thousands of ice fishing enthusiasts from across the country gather in the Hwacheon province to try his luck on the ice of lake Paroho. The highlight of the festival are competitions on catching fish in the icy water with his bare hands.
17 February 2016
Korean holiday Taborem
Taborem holiday (Full moon festival) is celebrated on 15 th day of the 1st lunar month. Convol Aborym — holiday, traditionally celebrated by the whole village, on this day people wish each other to have passed their troubles and misfortunes in the New year, and that a year has passed in abundance.
Festival of the sea in Busan
The sea festival in Busan is held on all the beaches of this city, including Haeundae beach, guanganli beach and many others. This festival is the largest in Korea; during this festival in Busan also hosts many other small and big festivals.
Residents of South Korea with great respect to holidays and celebrate them with colorful and noisy. The world-this country is famous for its festivals, and spectator become participant Continue reading
November 03, November 3 in the land of the rising sun is universally celebrated culture Day is one of the major holidays of Japan. Today we will try to tell you about the most outstanding cultural features of this fascinating country
Culture day — this is one of the main festivals of the beautiful and mysterious Japan. Traditionally it is a popular day off, when all the Japanese finally can not work and spend time with benefits for the mind and soul. In General, Japan — a fascinating country to understand that the Europeans quite difficult: due to its geographical position, peculiarities of state policy and its ancient traditions was some kind of isolation of Japan from other countries. Therefore, its culture and aesthetics radically different from other countries. And the unique ability of Japanese people to admire momentary beauty of nature found expression in many art forms of Japan.
To begin with traditional Japanese architecture, which is an integral part of national culture. It is noteworthy that Japan is one of the few countries in the world until the mid nineteenth century the main material for construction was wood. By the way, all of the oldest wooden buildings in the world, preserved to our days, are located here. Among them Continue reading
Wedding — it’s not just vows and feast, it is also a lot of traditions and customs. We throw bouquets, pies, soup and the bride and groom are trying from the same plate, in other cultures traditions can be “witty”.
A significant part of Czech wedding traditions originated in pagan times. And although this practice would not hurt as verification characters partners, today these traditions are observed rarely. Previously, for example, on the threshold of the house of the bride was leaving the chump with an axe and a bottle of wine. If a man first picked up a bottle of alcohol, this meant that in the future he will be a good drinker.
But for the bride in the room her betrothed was already prepared with a broom. If the girl deftly sweep all and return the broom to the place, so she will be caring and a good housewife. Although such practices weaknesses of partners could “float” a couple years earlier, in our country, unfortunately, remained popular only “harmless” tradition. We still breakable plates, kidnapping brides, wedding throw bouquets, bake pies and put on the clamp. But then, as the first day of life together is celebrated in other cultures, sometimes the mind refuses to understand.
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