is undoubtedly unique, incomparable and absolutely mysterious country, which is second in the world is almost impossible to find. And it’s not just her rich and ancient heritage – in itself, Japan is a great Museum.
There is a common phrase: “Japan is a country of contrasts”, and it is not just words. Here temples coexist with modern life, they do not disrupt the General flow and form a single whole.
The Japanese have a great love and reverence is Sakura. April in Japan is Hanami-party – holiday-festival admiring the cherry blossoms. It begins in the capital, and then continues in other Japanese cities and towns.
Before the beginning of cherry blossom in Tokyo, a special staff of 40-50 people. The headquarters is located in the spacious office and constantly receives information about suzutani Sakura, coming from the public.In transport, on the streets, in shops, anywhere and everywhere there are posters with pictures of unopened buds of Sakura. All are invited to a feast of cherry blossom!
Autumn in Japan – an event that cannot be missed!
Momiji – Japanese maple. For people red maple leaves in October no less important than the time of cherry blossom in the spring. Many specifically take leave at this time – peacefully breathe in the autumn air with a hint of sadness, to wander in the parks Continue reading
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
In 2014 Continue reading
The inhabitants of many continents celebrate the beginning of the New year in accordance with their national traditions. The Russians traditionally celebrate the holiday house at the holiday table, arrange new year fortune-telling, fireworks and decorated with a symbol – beautiful pine or spruce.
However, some countries have very unusual ways of celebrating the New year. In this article you will learn how people celebrate New year in different countries of the world.
Christmas traditions in Russia
Russian residents have become accustomed to celebrate the New year in keeping with the original traditions. However, few know that many of them were originally borrowed from the peoples of the West. For many centuries the celebration of the New year was changed and supplemented with new customs.
For example, a tree decoration toys introduced Peter, Santa Claus, snow maiden, champagne and tangerines – were the main characters of the New year during the existence of the Soviet Union. Many traditions have remained unchanged since the existence of the pagan Slavs.
New year celebration in China
Chinese residents celebrate New year twice. It’s happening January 17 and February 19. Elements typical of Russia in this country you will not find. Continue reading