On the topic of Peculiarities of development of the States of Asia, Africa and Latin America between world wars 1
Test on the theme "features of development of the countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America between the world wars" 1. The first world war: a) not affected the development…

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13 of the most bizarre new year traditions from around the world
New year love to meet and celebrate around the world. Every nation tries to keep its own traditions and customs, which sometimes seem strange to others. For example, in the…

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Girls Holiday in Japan or Hina Matsuri – holiday of Hina dolls or Momo-but the secca – the feast of the flowering peaches
In the framework of the celebration of Hina Matsuri are a few different traditions. One of them dates back to the Heian era (794-1185), this day in noble families were…

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Cinema lenses – the Emperor of Japan

Known Russian film Director Alexander Sokurov starts shooting a new film about Japanese Emperor Hirohito, who is the third in the tetralogy on the theme of power. In 1999 came the painting “Moloch” about Hitler . and 2001 – “Taurus” about Lenin . The working title of the new film “the Sun” .

As in the previous two parts, the future hero of the film is shown in time of crisis. The film covers the events between the two historic decisions of Hirohito: the announcement of surrender in world war II and the renunciation of his divine status. The shock of the Japanese back then was so great that the country was overwhelmed by a wave of ritual suicides highest dignitaries, some of which was made right in front of the Imperial Palace.

Alexander Sokurov (Director): “We are interested in such details, which even today are not very interested in historians. And we should write all this in our film”.

Today the attitude to this period of history among Japanese mixed. According to the Director, information about these years are hard to find. For a long time in Japan, studies of this period were almost closed, and partly it’s the taboo still persists.

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South Korea invites you to the Festival ginseng

National organization of tourism of Korea invites you to participate in the collection of ginseng, and also offers to feel the healing power of this plant.

Ginseng is one of the most valuable medicinal plants in Asia, renowned for its healing and strengthening the body properties. Traditionally, ginseng was one of the most favorite gifts Korean rulers, which they exchanged with the Chinese rulers, as well as the main trading goods during the reign of the Koryo dynasty (918 – 1392 ad).

Variety of ginseng found in Korea is known as “Panax ginseng C A Meyer” (panax – “all”) or “the Bark of INSAM” (jenjen the Crust). This plant is divided into two types: “Samson” wild mountain ginseng “INSAM” – cultivated ginseng. If the first type is known as a means effective with stronger effect, the second type being grown specifically to meet the growing demand, because scientists do not cease to improve its quality.

To get acquainted with a long tradition and history of this medicinal plant everyone will be able at the ginseng Festival – 2009. It will be held from 18 to 27 September on the square downtown ginseng Kumsan district and the Street of ginseng and herbs County Kumsan-gun, the province of chungcheongnam-do.

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Stone Fruit crops

Stone fruit crops — plants with fruit — unilocular drupes, consisting of hard bone, covered with a juicy edible pulp. Stone fruits: cherry, sweet cherry, plum, apricot, peach of the family Rosaceae. They occupy about third of area of fruit plantations of our country. Grow them in different areas.

Abroad a cherry and plum cultivated mainly in the Northern hemisphere — Central and South Europe, North Africa, East Asia, North America. The main producers of apricot and peach are Italy, USA, Turkey. Large areas of these crops in France, Bulgaria, Japan and other countries.

Stone fruit culture has received such wide distribution due to their many positive properties. In the fourth year after planting stone fruit already. The fruits of some of them, such as sweet cherry, ripening very early, and the population receives the fruit at the end of may. The fruit is delicious and healthy: rich in carbohydrates, acids, vitamins. They are used fresh and for processing.

Many stone fruits each year give a good harvest. To them in the first place is draining, for which the yields of 15-20 t is a common phenomenon. The drupaceous fruits of different varieties ripen at different time. Planting in the garden varieties with early, medium and late timing of fruiting, you can remove the harvest over several weeks to extend the season and receive fresh fruit.

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Christmas traditions of the peoples of the world
Fabulous, magical, mysterious – that's all it is: New year. Most popular on our planet, a holiday, a time to make wishes. And make them come true, — sure to…

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Unusual traditions of the world
There are many diverse traditions. Each nation has its own strange traditions that may make us surprise and even shock. If You find yourself in a foreign country with interesting…

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