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Traditions and holidays in Portugal
The culture of Portugal is varied and complex, because different peoples influenced the formation of the image of the country. It’s the Moors and the Arabs, Romans, Germans, Spaniards. All they left behind cultural traditions and amazing architecture.
In this regard, the Northern and southern parts of the country have some differences in culture. But the basis of spiritual and material culture of Portuguese is considered a romance, only in the South more evident features of Arabic. The peculiarity of the country, compared with other European States, is the influence of the Catholic Church on the lives of the Portuguese. The vast majority of the population, more than 90%, are Roman-Catholics. Among the population are Protestants, the Jewish community. And about 5% of the population consider themselves atheists.
Catholicism is associated with local traditions. The Portuguese sincerely worship their shrines. They have a lot of holidays associated with their celebration.
In Braga at the end of June held a two-day Continue reading
The course of world culture at the secondary (complete) General education is aimed at familiarizing with the outstanding achievements of art in different historical periods in different countries. It does not contain a full enumeration of all phenomena of world art and culture, but through some of the most outstanding monuments of architecture, visual arts, literature, music, theatre, or creative work of one master, to show socio-cultural dominant of the era, its main artistic idea.
Subject JHC integrative in its essence, therefore, the principle of integration lies in the basis of the course and is the principle of creation of the program. Comprehensively studied the domestic and foreign artistic culture and different kinds of art: visual, literature, music, theatre, etc.
The principle of historicism allows you to show the patterns of development of world art and culture, provides an understanding of the dependence of artistic phenomena from the phenomena of social life.
The principle of relying on creative method allows you to deploy the ongoing development of various arts in their ideological and artistic relationships, to identify spiritual, moral and aesthetic dominants of time. Reveals the ideological and aesthetic Continue reading
Orient has always attracted people with its mystery, rich culture, interesting traditions and remarkable architecture. Every year a large number of fans of tourism stretches East to enjoy the sights of the rising sun and just to diversify their leisure.
Special also popular among tourists is a small island nation-Japan. This country has many centuries of formation of their culture. The peculiarity of Japanese culture is the combination of their traditions with some elements of the cultural heritage of China and Korea that makes the country even more. Currently Japan is a country of “high technologies” with huge skyscrapers, the developed infrastructure of entertainments and leisure. The Japanese honor the traditions of their ancestors, which is reflected in the architecture and conduct of festivals.
Japan cannot be attributed to country resorts. Going on vacation to this country, you will visit the sights, to get acquainted with the culture of the country can visit on the conduct of the Japanese holidays, that are distinguished by their brightness, and just can walk around Tokyo or other cities.
In Japan there are two main cities for tourism are Tokyo and Kyoto. In both cities there is a huge number of monuments of architecture, museums of various themes and entertainment Continue reading