Japanese chopsticks - part of the national Japanese culture - Japanese food Recipes
In Japan chopsticks (Hashi) came from China in the 12th century and were made of bamboo. It was believed that eating with chopsticks immortal gods and emperors. There are many…

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The Most amazing holidays of the world
Folklore and tradition come in a selection of photos of the weirdest festivals on five continents. Competition in the highlands of Scotland Traditional Scottish games consist of events, dances, food…

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Sakura Festival in Japan
Festival blossoms in Japan Sakura in Japan — the tree, which enjoys special veneration and love. Every year in April in Japan is traditionally held the feast of the cherry…

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The Most famous sights of Asia – Heliopolis – city of the Sun

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Wall is one of the largest and most skilled construction and technical structures in the world. It stretches from Liaodong Bay. North-East of Beijing through Northern China to the Gobi desert. Data on the length and range of different. The distance from one end to the other is 2450 km, but when you consider deviating from it other ramparts, you get 6000 – 6500 km.

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Claimed in life to rule over all the kingdoms of Qin shihuang could not put up with loneliness after death. To date, the complex of tombs found ruins of more than 600 graves and crypts for the funerary objects that were buried with the deceased.

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In the construction of the Imperial Palace was attended by a million construction workers and 100 other professionals – masters of stone carving, wood, artists, etc. It is the largest Palace complex in the world. Number of rooms of the Forbidden city is 9999

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The temple of Heaven was built during the Ming dynasty in 1420, when Emperor Yong Le moved the capital of China from Nanjing to Beijing. In the next five centuries the winter solstice has passed the Imperial prayers with sacrifices to the glory of Heaven with the request to grant a good harvest.

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Holidays Japan

Day of honoring the elderly in Japan on September 16

— How old are you? — 80. Well, you’re still young, so hop on this place. But I’ve been 85. The dialogue on the bus is still an undeniable fact that on planet Earth the Japanese are in the group of centenarians. According to the results published by the Ministry of labour and social protection in July 2012, the average life expectancy of Japanese people is 79,44 years, and Japanese — to 85.9 years. Until 2010, women held the leading position in the world, and men were at the 4th place. In recent years, speaking of elderly people in Japan have increasingly begun to use the phrase “silver age” (silver age), and I must say that the “silver age” in Japan, in the majority, leads a healthy lifestyle and looking great. And, there is no doubt that Japanese proverb — “to Learn new things, referring to the old” very well reflects the relationship between generations in Japan and allows us to understand that the cult of the older generation, in the best sense of the word, here is very tangible.

All of which reached the country after the devastation left by the second world war, it is obliged to them who are now over 70. So the Day of honoring the elderly (Keiro-no Hi) is a bright and beloved holiday. To celebrate Continue reading

Facts about India: culture, interesting customs and policies

India – one of the largest and most densely populated countries in the world. She is known as the land of spirituality, philosophy, and the many festivals and rituals among the population.

One democratic state India has combined many regions with a unique history, a population that communicates in different languages, practice their religion, develop their culture and #values local history .

Many people who are lucky enough to visit this country, claim that India is rich in its unity, despite the diversity, of both people and entire regions where they live.

We prepared an interactive presentation about the country and added a few interesting facts.

All information used for the presentation, also available in text version:

The biggest democracy in the world

Consider India the biggest democratic country (population – more than 1.2 billion people).

The event, which gathered more than 100 million people

A record gathering of people (over 100 million) was recorded during the celebration of the Indian festival Kumbha Mela (the”Kumbh Mela”).

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Public and important holidays for Japan
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