Traditions and customs of Japan
Traditions and customs of Japan The population of Japan (125 million) and 99.4% Japanese, and Koreans, Ainu, etc. nationality. The official language is Japanese. Also a widespread knowledge of English…

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Children's Day in Japan
Children in Japan are very sensitive and up to a certain age are considered heavenly creatures, therefore, celebrate the days of children formally three times a year. In early may,…

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5 amazing cities, built from scratch in the twenty-first century

Not only the 20th century was marked by massive building of cities and sites in the 21st century, the process continues, showing the world the young, sometimes wonderful city. We present to your attention five of the most incredible cities constructed in the 21st century.

1. Songdo in South Korea

The city, which is the area of economic freedom considered to be the first in the history of mankind “smart” large settlement. This city, showing how life depends on new and advanced technologies, began at the turn of the new Millennium. The city’s location is designed to make it maximum comfortable for the contemporary society and business development. There are a lot of parks, boulevards, bike paths and stations for charging electric vehicles – what is not a dream?

Each resident of Songdo has smart card that allows you to use all the features of the city. So, thanks to a smart card for free use of public transport, the Internet generation “Next”, to take to bikes, going to the shops and restaurants. Here the implemented pneumatic garbage collection, a unique water system, “smart” heat and power plant.

2. The Olympic village in Krasnaya Polyana on the territory of the Russian Federation

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Traditions and customs of Japan

Traditions and customs of Japan

The population of Japan (125 million) and 99.4% Japanese, and Koreans, Ainu, etc. nationality.

The official language is Japanese. Also a widespread knowledge of English and Chinese languages. Writing is about 5000 characters (kanji).

Japanese language and writing

The Japanese language has always been an important part of Japanese culture. The majority of the population speaks Japanese. The Japanese language is one of the most difficult to study. Some of the words in the Russian language were taken from the Japanese language, such as tsunami, sushi, karaoke, samurai.

Theatre

One of the earliest forms of theatre became the theatre but (“talent, skills”) that developed in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, the actors played in masks and luxurious costumes. In the XVII century formed one of the most famous kinds of Japanese traditional theater — Kabuki (“song, dance, skill”), the actors of this theatre were men, their faces were disguised in a complicated way.

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Program of the discipline of socio-cultural traditions of the studied country (Japan) for direction

Program discipline of socio-cultural traditions of the studied country (Japan) for referral/ specialty 032100. 62 “Oriental studies, African studies” bachelor

Discipline program

SOCIO-CULTURAL TRADITION OF THE STUDIED COUNTRY (JAPAN)

for directions/ 032100.62 the specialty “Oriental studies, African studies” bachelor

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The course “Socio-cultural tradition of the studied country (Japan)” is a basic course for students enrolled in the specialty “Oriental studies, African studies”, specializing in Japan, aims at instilling the basic skills, Continue reading

New year traditions and customs of some countries of the world - Holidays and greetings
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Amazing facts about South Korea
Part 1. 1. Korea is a very safe country. A girl can not be afraid to walk at night for the sleeping area alone. 2. Cases of major crimes, like…

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