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PARTY IN THE JAPANESE STYLE.

To call a party Japan – party))))))

The INTERIOR will Bring to the interior, which will host our Japanese party, traits of the East, to immerse guests in the atmosphere of the land of the rising sun. You can make room in the style of some Japanese symbols: for example, to use many images of dragons – and scary, and funny.

Or decorate the room with fans (you can make them from pieces of Wallpaper sheets of Whatman and even Newspapers, magazines, wrapping paper – in General, of all that falls under the arm) – fans you can hang on the wall and fasten it on the curtains, doors and furniture.

We’re having a party Japanese style and the Japanese love welcoming feast no less than we, therefore immediately invite the guests to the table. Place near the plates sticks, but when all sit down at the table, offer guests a “buy” forks, knives and spoons. To pay for Cutlery have no money, and ingenuity. Devices the seller says the Japanese proverb, and the buyer must name its Russian (or well-known in the Russian-speaking environment) analogue. Of course, if someone wishes to eat with chopsticks, it is not necessary to insist on the plug.

List of Japanese Proverbs and approximate Continue reading

MARRIAGE: Wedding traditions in different countries

Marriage in Spanish. Here the traditional color associated with wedding festivities – orange. The color orange in Spain symbolizes the richness of life, bright passion, ageless beauty, so the bride’s dress, flowers in her bouquet and hair exactly this color.

The groom gives thirteen coins lover to prove her your material worth. These coins are the bride will hold the whole ceremony in a special purse. A wise old Spanish custom forbade the newlyweds to spend the first night in bed together – the newlyweds were separated after the wedding feast, and to their beds for the night put guards.

Marriage in Greek. The main function of the friends of the bride and bridesmaids – to scare away evil spirits. This same function is depicted on their clothes the eyes, it protects newlyweds from envy and failure. The bride on the wedding day puts the glove in a piece of sugar that the love was always sweet.

In Greek weddings the obligatory “money dance”, during which guests dancing with the bride and groom, attach money to their clothes. Following tradition, newlyweds (before they become to settle) must run small children to the life of the couple was joyful and carefree.

Marriage in German. The day before the wedding the friends of the bride smash Continue reading

Traditions of Korean cuisine.

The culture of any people is revealed in his kitchen. After all, food is, perhaps, the first thing that appears in any society, is transformed over time, acquiring features characteristic of each stage of the development of the nation.

Korean cuisine is no exception. Probably the best-known Korean dish can be called kimchi – Korean pickled cabbage. Without him is unthinkable, no Korean meal. It fully reflects the theme of Korean food: “acute and tasty”. The oldest mention of this dish belong to the I Millennium BC since then, kimchi has not come out of the Korean diet.

Today in Korea holds an annual kimchi festival, which features over 170 varieties of this product differ in the amount of ingredients and the manufacturing region. There are several museums dedicated to him. The collective culture of Korea at the cooking kimchi is on the list of intangible cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO.

In addition to kimchi, Korean cuisine is replete with various dishes of vegetables, meat, fish and, of course, rice. Due to the large amount of pepper it may seem that Korean cuisine exclusively red, but this is not so. Following the principles of Taoism and Confucianism, Korean dishes combine the five basic colors – red, white, black, green, yellow. It is their harmonious combination and makes Korean dishes Continue reading

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