Amazing and little-known facts about North Kareev bookmarks
Democratic people’s Republic — perhaps the most closed country in the world. In this country you cannot come on a tour, from there it is impossible to leave. The lion’s share of information about North Korea, based on Analytics, assumptions, guesses, and often — even the rumors. It is not surprising that this country is a cause of the continuing interest of the international community. In our collection — a remarkable and little-known facts about North Korea.
The DPRK is a double reckoning, one — accepted worldwide according to which it is now 2015, and the second started in the year of birth of Kim Il-Sung, and by this calendar year now 104.
In Pyongyang built the largest stadium in the world — 150 thousand people. Here are held the home games of the national team of the DPRK football.
Surprisingly, in a country full of prohibitions, the authorities are quite liberal to marijuana which is not classified as a narcotic substance.
In the mid 60-ies of the last century the whole population was divided into three groups: «main», «vibrating» «hostile», which, in turn, are divided into subgroups, the total number 51. Group membership is inherited through the father. Information on the number of layers is classified.
skiing in South Korea
There are ski slopes, which has not yet begun to move in Primorsko fans of this sport. First, there just started the “fire” track from snow cannons, and, secondly, about such places almost nothing is known. Meanwhile, Korean resorts – and we are talking about them – a long time favorite of respectable citizens of South-East Asia . At the Swiss level, Asian (i.e. low) rates and full set of tourist pleasures .
The ski season in Korea lasts from December to March . and at this time, ski resorts across the country are overflowing with fans of winter recreation.
Currently, in Korea there are about thirteen ski resorts: six in the Gangwon province, five in the province of Gyeonggi-do, one in the province Chungchongbuk-up, and one in the province of Chollabuk-up.
Most snow falls in the province of Gangwon-do . which is famous for its excellent snow and beautiful mountain scenery . The famous ski resort Yong-Peng . probably made the largest contribution to the development and promotion of winter sports among Koreans. The resort was opened in 1975 on the slopes of mount Balancan (elevation 1,458 m above sea level), every year Continue reading
In South Korea, a lot of holidays, but the official non-working days are only eight of them. The most important Korean holidays – Sallal (Korean New year) and Chuseok (harvest festival) – are officially non-working days. It’s also worth noting that in the case that a holiday in the calendar falls on a weekly day off, it is not transferred the next day and just “burns”.
March 1 (day-off) – Samil (independence day of Korea) . It is noted the country’s liberation from Japanese occupation.
March 14 – White day . Korean analogue 8 March, men congratulate women and give them presents.
April 5 (day-off) – arbor Day . On this day, Koreans (very successfully) engaged in the restoration of forests in the country.
The eighth day of the fourth lunar month (April – may) — Buddha’s Birthday . Bright paper lanterns are decorated with all Buddhist temples and monasteries. Sometimes even lanterns adorn the streets and houses.
1 may – workers Day (labor day).
May 5 (day-off) – Children’s day (children’s day – Orini nal).
June 6 (day off) – Day of memory of victims for the native land . Is held in memory of all those killed in the Korean war.
July 17 – Constitution Day of Korea .
August 15 (day off) – Day of Liberation . Unlike independence Day (March 1) – this is a purely military celebration, Continue reading