In Japan March is generally considered women’s month is celebrated not only the eighth of March, but “Momo-but sekku” (peach blossom Festival), the famous Holiday girls, better known as “Hina Matsuri”, the doll Festival. Initially celebrated in the 3rd day of the 3rd month, as a seasonal event because at that time the peasants were relatively free from agricultural work and can enjoy the first warm days, when you started flowering peach trees.
According to the ancient traditions of the Heian period (794-1185 years) on this day in noble families were invited exorcists who have made special prayer services, aimed at all the troubles people have switched to paper dolls, “nagsi-Bina” which was then taken to swim in the river or sea.
The wide spread of the holiday was in the 18th century, and its main purpose was added custom to arrange in homes where there are girls, shows a richly dressed dolls depicting the life and customs of the Imperial Palace. Now the custom has changed a bit: instead of paper dolls put ceramic figures dressed in silk clothes. On a special bookcase in the best room there is a set that is composed of dolls, passed on from generation to generation 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
Samurai, sake, sushi, anime, haiku – that’s what associations are carried out at the mention of Japan. and this is just a small list of what is known to every admirer of Japanese customs.
In Japan there are many holidays (just – 15)and internal, associated with a particular perception of nature. To state are traditional for Europeans festivals, as well as the holidays associated with nature and its manifestations (the spring and autumn equinox, Day, green, holiday, kids, sea, etc.).
Japanese culture, in his time, was strongly influenced by Asian countries, despite its isolation by geographical location, and frequent natural phenomena associated with earthquakes and floods. The inexhaustible ability of the Japanese to admire the fleeting beauty seen reflected in the art of Japan.
An integral part of the cultural heritage of the Japanese is the writing system. Not accidentally, calligraphy in Japan is considered one of the existing arts and is taught along with drawing lessons. Back in the old days a sign of cultural Japanese was considered his skillful calligraphy. There are several styles of writing hieroglyphs, developed by Buddhist Continue reading