Customs of Japan and South Korea

Traditions of South Korea
In Korea it is customary respect for elders. Accordingly, to appeal to all the people you encounter in certain situations, it is necessary, depending on their social status, using a…

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Wedding traditions of Korea
Probably all of you have seen a traditional Korean wedding in one of your favorite dramas, such as "the Sun that embraces the moon" or "Palace". However, you probably wondered.…

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Treatment in Korea Medical center of Hanyang Seoul

Medical center of Hanyang Seoul (Hanyang University International Hospital) is the largest medical and research center not only in Korea but in Asia overall since 1972.

University of Hanyang international opened the hospital in July 2003 to provide specialized services for foreigners and overseas Koreans. Equipping the medical center is constantly improving and is designed to provide the most easy access to the treatment in Korea.

The hospital provides a variety of services from traditional Eastern to modern Western medicine.

It is recognized as the best in the field of medical care assessment of the Korean Association of Health promotion (Korean Society of Health Promotion – KSHP). In 2009 the Korea national Tourism Organization (Korea National Tourism Organization ) has recognized the hospital best medical center. Included in the list of recommended medical centers for foreign patients under the name “Korea” (Korea in the World), compiled by Committee of the Korean Brands (Korea Brand Committee) Continue reading

East Asia

In the far East, also called East Asia, in the framework of foreign Asia includes northeast China, the Japanese Islands, the Korean Peninsula and Eastern China. All these natural of the country, despite the fact that they are significantly different, also have many similarities, due to the geographical unity of the provisions of creation and evolution in parts of the Eastern periphery of Asia in the widest area of contact of the island with the Pacific ocean.

Monsoon circulation affects only the border of Sichuan mountains of the Alps, of the Great Khingan and Ziglina with Central Asia. This explains the seasonal difference in moisture. Adequate heat and humidification has a positive effect on the development of forests, which since prehistoric times but the mountains were covered, and also plain. Modern belese plains is the result of centuries of farming with a high density of rural population.

Flora and fauna, which was formed back in shelters that did not experience glaciation, have differences in their species diversity and antiquity. On equal terms with representatives of the tropics, in this area live animals and plants of temperate and even Arctic climate, that retreated to this place during the time of the Quaternary Continue reading

Interesting facts about North Korea – Tapomania

One of the most known facts about the deceased former leader of North Korea. Kim was reportedly so afraid of flying that the only way he preferred to travel around the country is by train. Ordered 6 armored trains and specially built about 20 different stations. Each train was richly built, with conference rooms, bedrooms, LCD — TV, satellite, telephone lines, and more. In addition, reportedly by air in the train was delivered every day cognac and live lobster, which he ate with silver chopsticks. It can even seem extravagant for a Hollywood star, but keep in mind that this is a country where children grow up eating bark off the trees.

Eccentricities of Kim Jong-Il does not end there. While he was in power, the government released “official biography” of Kim Jong Il, reminding the world that his God-like status. According to this biography, Kim was born on mount. Paektu under a double rainbow, like the sky appeared a new star. He learned to walk at the age of 3 weeks and corrected in his youth, their teachers on the lessons of history. He wrote over 1500 books and is an expert in the field of cinema. He’s won 38 Golf competitions in national Championships, after which he retired from the sport, because it could not be better. He also Continue reading

Viticulture Japan part 1

1. Introduction

Several genera of the species of Vitis, such as Vitis coignetiae Pulliat. V. flexuosa Thumb. and V. amurensis Rupr. native to Japan. However, they were not introduced to the culture and not used for breeding purposes. The first information about cultural grapes in Japan discovered in the XII century, when wild grapes, with fruit of good quality, was found in goes is Yamanashi ahead. Japan, obviously, is not the place of origin of grapes, suggesting that its ancestor may have been imported from China in the eighth century. The offspring of grapes, adapted to the environment of this region and there has been a cultural grape variety Koshu. In the XVII century, the grape variety, Koshu became known for its high quality. At the end of the nineteenth century, the government actively imported various kinds of grapes, including V. vinifera, V. labrusca and V. labruscana from the USA and Europe. However, most varieties of grapes belonging to the species V. vinifera could successfully be cultivated due to the spread of fungal diseases. Only a few cultivars Vitis vinifera, for example, the Muscat of Alexandria. could normally grow in greenhouses. The grapes of V. labrusca and V. labruscana, on the other hand, grew successfully. Continue reading

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The Flag of the Republic of Korea flag of the Republic of Korea
The history of South Korea describes the development of the southern part of the Korean Peninsula since 1945 until today. The history of South Korea begins with the Soviet-American agreements…


Shout on Korean wedding Bitterly: RIA Vostok-Media
Here, in honor of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Korea was a festive event, which featured the traditional…

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