The Karakalpaks and other peoples of Central Asia, have their own customs and traditions. Many of them are rooted in antiquity and originated in the pagan cultures of the Saka nomads, the Pechenegs, the Oghuz. Of course, most belong to the later Islamic culture, but at the same time retain some elements of pagan cultures.
The Karakalpaks have unique customs and rules of conduct on family and community meals, which are strictly followed so far. Like most Eastern Nations, Karakalpaks eat food, according to tradition, sitting on the floor around a tablecloth or tablecloth. Solid food is eaten with the fingers, the broth is served separately in a bowl or Cup. Before the meal pour water on the hands, and then give water to drain with hands. Not supposed to shake the water off the hands after washing, because the spray can get into the food. According to the custom of the first starts are senior in age or position a family member or guest. When the house came the guest, was served with sour milk or buttermilk. The custom of drinking tea began to spread in Karakalpakstan, as well as throughout Central Asia, only by the early Continue reading
The Fund Forum of culture and arts of Uzbekistan and the national Museum of Korea signed a Memorandum of cooperation – REGNUM
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, at the signing of the Memorandum recorded that today in Uzbekistan there has been much interest in culture, art and traditions of the Korean people. In addition, to activate the cultural cooperation between Uzbekistan and the Republic of Korea.
“Memorandum for the next five years. It includes strengthening the spirit of mutual understanding and respect between the peoples of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Korea, the development of friendly relations, deepening of cooperation and mutual support in the field of culture, art, education, conservation research. There is also the revival of national traditions and presenting to wide world community objective information about national culture, historical heritage and diversity Continue reading