Our story begins in the land of the rising sun – Japan. There in the Imperial Palace there lived a girl-Princess, who was graceful, lively, elegant, friendly dog breed Japanese chin. Proud and proud of Hina was the mascot of the Imperial court. The Princess has never been separated, the dog was so small that the girl could wear her in the wide sleeves of her kimono, the national dress of Japanese women.
It is time of flowering peach trees, a time when all around Japan are celebrating the day of girls. Once in a noble family was invited exorcists, who with the help of special charms were sent all the troubles of people in paper dolls, which were then taken to swim in the river or sea.
Now the houses just satisfied with the exhibition of dolls that are transmitted in families from generation to generation, because it’s a tradition to celebrate the birth of his daughter, giving her this toy.
For the celebration it was decided to invite the Princess of the Chinese Imperial court, along with which came her best friend – a dog of the breed Pekingese. In a luxurious fluffy coat of a Pekingese was irresistible, no wonder it served as the Imperial Chinese decoration of the house, because anywhere else this dog keep and breed were not allowed under penalty of death.
Decorated in a room where Continue reading
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
— North Korean legalize.
In the DPRK, the cultivation of hemp and the future use of its derivatives is not considered a crime. Many local residents regularly smoke marijuana. If the arrival in this country was simple and accessible to foreigners, then it would immediately rushed a lot of fans of weed. It is noteworthy that the dissemination and use of hard drugs in North Korea is punishable by death.
— Deserters from the United States.
Not only the North Koreans in search of a better life and escape to South Korea and China. In 1962, in North Korea left six American military, leaving at home their families and friends. Now Americans live in North Korea together and participate in different outreach programs. By the way, in 1966, four defectors changed his mind and attempted to leave the DPRK, ask for help to the Embassy of the USSR. The Soviet Embassy refused them — the Americans and remained in North Korea. Some of them have arranged their personal lives and feel pretty good.
— Capture the American vessel.
Still, North Korea remains the only country in the world, seized a military ship of the USA. In 1968 North Korean intelligence found in the inland waters of the American ship, after which Continue reading