Ohara Koson is one of the most famous Japanese artists - Articles about the artist - Zen Designer
Traditional Japanese prints of the genre "Flowers and birds" (Cacho-e) the great Japanese artist Ohara Koson. Cacho-e is a Japanese term used for all prints and print editions, United by…

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South Korea started to train priests for North Korea - Your Bible
For the first time in about 40 years the Catholic Church in South Korea began to teach seminarians, who will serve as priests in North Korea, a country that is…

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Japan. Amazing series

Which country is called the country of the economic miracle? Of course, Japan. The state in East Asia, spread over the Japanese Islands of Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, Ryukyu archipelago, and others. Japan by the Pacific ocean, Okhotsk, Japan and East China seas. The Islands are stretched between the bridges, there are underwater tunnels, ferries.

Ode to tea

Useful properties and flavor of tea known to people since ancient times. For Japan, the tea and everything associated with it is a matter of national pride. About tea legends, this drink sing laudatory odes.

Japanese traditions ritual tea was in the old days, as a means to start a philosophical monks on the meaning of life. Drank tea from large and small bowls. Often the tea party happened in special tea rooms or tea houses, called Tasucu . Around the tea house, as a rule, was a small garden.

Fragrant tea, cozy house, nice garden – all this gave the tea party a special meaning. And the Japanese take tea ceremony as a natural and necessary part of their lives. Currently the best traditions of Japanese tea are carefully preserved.

Kitchen Japan

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The Art of Japan: traditions and modernity”

Recently I heard of a Japanese saying. “The one with the terrace beside the water, the moon before others see.” What it’s about. About the amazing love of man to nature. Japanese myths tell that when the gods Izanami and Izanagi over the rainbow descended from the heavens to separate the earth from the abyss, struck Izanagi the powerful spear on abyss and then with his spear rolled the string drops. These drops formed a curved chain of Islands. Yamato is the ancient name of Japan, means “way of the mountains”. The name “Yamato” suggests that the creation of Japan is not yet complete. “The land of the rising sun” called her neighbors.

Japanese love to the lovely is rooted in their love of nature. Japan is a country of beautiful landscapes in a soft green-blue tones. This delicate range can sometimes break the fall colors of the maples Continue reading

Characteristics of tourism in Japan

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

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Customs and traditions of Japan
Catherine has been living in Japan. In one of the local universities, she teaches English. In General, the language she teaches adults, children, and even, as she admits, her dog.…

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