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North and South Korea: striking contrasts

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Kumsusan Palace of the Sun – a symbol of North Korea’s closed.

The statue of Admiral Yi Sun-Sin – the monument, which is visited by most tourists in South Korea.

The old station (Pyongyang).

Subway in Seoul.

Women on the street in North Korea.

Women on the street in South Korea.

Restaurant «Okryu» (North Korea).

Cafe “Sunset” (South Korea).

Students studying in the People’s Palace (Pyongyang).

Students Daelim University (South Korea).

People on the street (North Korea).

People on the roof of the building (South Korea).

Fruitless unsettled territory outside Pyongyang.

Departure from Seoul.

Bus stop (to Pyongyang).

Bus Stop (Seoul).

Regulirovschitsa on a deserted street of North Korea.

Street trade in South Korea.

Man with trolley in North Korea.

Man with trolley in South Korea.

The statue of Kim Il Sung (North Korea).

How I ate a dog: a Journey in North Korea and South Korea

In the summer of 2013 Evgeny Konovalov spent six months in North Korea, and six months later went to South Korea and compared their impressions. About the strangeness of people’s culture on both sides of the border, the Juche ideology and experience of eating dog he agreed to tell the editorial staff FURFUR.

Evgeny Konovalov

student, traveler

In North Korea we three went: my friends held in North Korea for 44 days, I — for a day longer. Before the trip I could agree to live there for six months. It is now unlikely, too wild were the conditions in North Korea.

I am from Komsomolsk-on-Amur and class with ninth trip to the Far East. Used all the time to be light and in straitened circumstances — in North Korea it helped me. The climates of the Far East and Korea are alike: summer is very hot and humid, just under 100 percent. But most of all I regretted that hadn’t brought an umbrella: almost every day there were seasonal rains that blur all around.

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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 one theme – the genre “Flowers and birds” – traditional Japanese art. Koson Ohara is the most famous master of the Japanese woodblock genre Cacho-e of the 20th century.

Ohara Koson was born in 1877 years in Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture, in Northern Japan. At birth was given the name Ohara, MATEO.

Studied painting with Suzuki Koson – Japanese woodblock print master of the genre of Ukio-e, and after the master’s death took his name. During his career, o’hara several times changed its name, CESSON, on Jason. So sometimes there is confusion with the signatures on the prints. On one we read CESSON Ohara, Ohara hoson the other or Vice versa. However, it’s the same artist.

In 1904 Koson Ohara creates a series of engravings, devoted to the Russo-Japanese war. Then there was nothing unusual. At that time almost all the masters of the Japanese woodblock genre of Ukio-e was engaged in one way or another on this topic. First was in the fashion the theme Continue reading