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Cheondoism

Cheondoism is Korean traditional religion which began during the last year of Joseon Dynasty. It was found in 1860 by Choe Je-U, the first religious sect leader of Cheondoism. At first, he named this religion Donghak, or Eastern Learning in oppos ...

                                               

List of Korean family names

This is a list of Korean family names, in Hangul alphabetical order. Note: means South Korea. means North Korea. The most common of these names is Kim, followed by Lee and Park. These three family names are held by around half of the ethnic Korea ...

                                               

Go-Stop

Go-Stop is a Korean card game which uses Hanafuda. Hanafuda cards have 48 cards. 4 cards are 1 set and 12 sets mean 12 months. Normally, 3 players play Go-Stop, but it is possible to play with 2 players or among more than 4 players. Go-Stop is pl ...

                                               

Gyorin

Gyorin was a neutral Confucian term developed in Joseon Korea. It is used in historical contexts. The term is used as a descriptive label for diplomatic relations between Korea and all nations except Imperial China during the Joseon period and ea ...

                                               

Hwebul

Hwebul is derived from a Korean term. hwe means "destroy, damage, break" and bul means "buddha, buddhist". The term means vandalizing or damaging Buddhist things. Such as setting fire or breaking into buddhist temples, destroying buddhist statues ...

                                               

Korea-Yonsei Match

Korea-Yonsei Match is a sport event held in every Fall between two Korean prominent private universities located in Seoul, Korea. The event consist of five sports: Baseball, basketball, soccer, rugby, and ice hockey. The event started in 1956, wi ...

                                               

Korean name

Korean names have two parts. One is the family name and the other is the given name. "Park Chan-Ho" is a name of a Korean person. Park is the family name, and Chan-Ho is the given name. In the Korean language, the family name comes first, and the ...

                                               

Pansori

Pansori is defined as a Korean traditional narrative song that one sorikkun, a singer, weaves a story with chang, aniri, and nurumsae. The name of the song is also known as gapga, bonsaga, changga in Chinese, but it has been called pansori in Kor ...

                                               

Sadae

Sadae is a neutral Korean term. It is used in historical contexts. The term is used as a descriptive label for diplomatic relations between Imperial China and Korea during the Joseon period and earlier. Sadae describes a foreign policy. It descri ...

                                               

Silhak

Silhak was a teaching that was once very famous in the Joseun Dynasty, in Korea. Sil means "actual" or "practical," and hak means "studies" or "learning". It also meant "practical learning", like teaching how to farm and about economy.

                                               

Sino-Korean vocabulary

Sino-Korean vocabulary, or hanja-eo are Chinese loanwords in the Korean language. Like Japanese, Korean is unrelated to the Chinese language. Chinese is a Sino-Tibetan language while Korean is a language isolate, but Chinese has influenced Korean ...

                                               

Tangsudo

The name "tangsudo" means "the way of Chinese hands". In the Korean peninsula several schools of martial arts had been prohibited by Japanese invaders for 35 years, and they went out from secret at the end of the Second World War. They were known ...

                                               

Culture of Nepal

Nepal has a unique culture. Its cultural heritage has developed over several thousands of years. It covers Nepals many ethnic, tribal and social classes. There are at least 92 living languages spoken in Nepal, though some studies list 123. Nepals ...

                                               

Dashain

Dashain is a festival of Nepal. It is celebrated by the Hindus in Nepal. It is also celebrated by Nepali-Indian people who live in Sikkim, Assam and Darjeeling district of India. Lhotshampa people in Bhutan and Burmese Gurkhas in Myanmar also cel ...

                                               

Nepali language

The Nepali language is the official language of Nepal. Besides Nepal it is spoken in India, Bhutan and parts of Burma. In the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal also it is an official language. This language is also known as Gorkhali Languag ...

                                               

Tihar (festival)

Tihar also known as Deepawali is a Hindu festival. It is celebrated for 5 days. It is celebrated mainly in Nepal and the Indian states of Assam and Sikkim. It is also celebrated in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. It is the festival of lights. ...

                                               

Early Norwegian black metal scene

The early Norwegian black metal scene was a black metal music scene and subculture in Norway during the early 1990s. It is said to have created the modern black metal genre and produced many influential artists. The scene drew a lot of media atte ...

                                               

Farmen

Farmen is a Norwegian & Swedish television programme that aired for the first time in 2001. It is a game show. On Farmen, the participants "go back in time" 100 years, meaning that they go to work on a pre-modern farm. They have to do different f ...

                                               

Svalbard in fiction

Novelists, screenwriters and filmmakers have set their works in Svalbard, an archipelago in the Arctic which is the northernmost part of Norway. Fictional works about Svalbard often make reference to its Arctic climate, the isolation of the archi ...

                                               

Bhangra

Bhangra started in the Punjab region, now divided between India and Pakistan, and began as a folk dance which was conducted by Punjabi farmers of all creeds, Sikhs, Muslims and Hindus, to celebrate the coming of the harvest season. Bhangra became ...

                                               

Gatka

Gatka is a South Asian martial art most commonly practised in the Punjab region. Though today generally identified with Punjabi Sikhs, it has also traditionally been practiced by other ethno-cultural groups in India and Pakistan, in various parts ...

                                               

Independence Day of Pakistan

Independence Day, observed annually on 14 August, is a National holiday in Pakistan, commemorating the day when Pakistan achieved independence and was declared a sovereign nation, following the end of the British Raj in 1947. Pakistan came into e ...

                                               

Mohenjo-daro

Mohenjo-daro was one of the largest city-settlements of the Indus Valley Civilization of south Asia. It is in province of Sindh, Pakistan. The city was built around 2600 BC. It was one of the early urban settlements in the world. Mohenjo-daro exi ...

                                               

Pakistani nationalism

Pakistani nationalism refers to the political, cultural, linguistic, historical and religious expression of patriotism by people of Pakistan, of pride in the History of Pakistan, Culture of Pakistan, identity and Cultural heritage of Pakistan, an ...

                                               

Judaism in Palestine

A Palestinian Jew is a Jewish inhabitant of Palestine at various points in the regions history. Jews in Palestine prior to the establishment of the State of Israel are more commonly referred to as "Yishuv". A distinction is drawn between the "Old ...

                                               

Palestine at the Olympics

Palestine at the Olympics is a history which includes 5 games in 5 countries and 10+ athletes. Since 1996, Palestine has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".

                                               

Order of the White Eagle (Poland)

The Order of the White Eagle is Polands highest decoration awarded to both civilians and the military for their service. It was officially created on 1 November 1705 by Augustus II the Strong. It was given to eight of his closest, diplomatic and ...

                                               

Limba noastra

Deșteapta-te, romane! ", variously translated as "Awaken thee, Romanian!", "Awaken, Romanian!", or "Wake up, Romanian!") is the national anthem of Romania. The lyrics were composed by Andrei Mureșanu 1816–1863 and the music was popular it was cho ...

                                               

Moral Code of the Builder of Communism

The Moral Code of the Builder of Communism was a set of twelve rules. It was made in the Soviet Union by the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Every member of the Party was supposed to follow these rules. So was every member of the Komsomol.

                                               

The Chase Spain

The Chase Spain is a upcoming Spanish gameshow from the original British verison of The Chase. The host of the show will be hosted by Ion Aramendi. The chasers will be Ruth de Andres female, Erundino Alonso male, Lilit Manukyan female and Paz Her ...

                                               

Hispanidad

Hispanidad is the community formed by all the people and nations that share Spanish language and culture. The 23 nations included are all Spanish-speaking except the Philippines, and can be classified in four geographic areas: Spain, Hispanoameri ...

                                               

Spanish naming customs

Spanish naming customs are traditions for naming children as used in Spain. A persons name consists of a given name simple or composite followed by two surnames. Historically, the first surname was the fathers first surname, and the second the mo ...

                                               

Knuts party

A Knuts party or Knuts dance is a tradition in Sweden on St. Knuts Day. It means the end of the Christmas and holiday season. The Christmas and holiday season has then spanned across Advent Sunday, Saint Lucys Day, Christmas, New Year and Epiphan ...

                                               

Royal Order of the Seraphim

The Royal Order of the Seraphim is an order from the country of Sweden. The order can be given to any Swedish citizen or any citizen from any country. It was created in 1748 by Frederick I of Sweden. Former President of South Africa Nelson Mandel ...

                                               

Swedish language

Swedish is a language mostly spoken in Sweden and in parts of Finland, typically along the southern and western coasts and on the Åland islands. More than nine million people speak Swedish. It is similar to two of the other Scandinavian languages ...

                                               

Alemannic German

Alemannic German is a group of dialects of the Upper German branch of the Germanic language family. It is spoken by about ten million people in six countries including southern Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria, Liechtenstein, and Italy. In S ...

                                               

Globi

Globi is a Swiss cartoon character. He is often called the Swiss Mickey Mouse. Globi is one of the most famous cartoon figures in the Swiss-German part of Switzerland. It was created in 1932 by the Globus department store chain for advertising. I ...

                                               

Openair Frauenfeld

Openair Frauenfeld is an annual Hip Hop music festival that takes place in Frauenfeld and is considered to be the largest Openair festival in Switzerland and the largest Hip Hop music festival in Europe. It was created in 1985 and has now taken p ...

                                               

Pingu

Pingu is a cartoon series for children about a penguin called Pingu. The series is popular in many countries because the characters only make sounds instead of saying words.

                                               

Zibelemarit

The Zibelemarit is an annual market with aspects of a fair in the old town of Bern, Switzerland. It takes place the fourth Monday in November.

                                               

Candle Festival

The Candle Festival is held in Ubon Ratchathani, Isan, Thailand. At the start of rainy season, it is traditional for the devout to donate to monks items of personal use, such as candles. This part of the festival became the core of the Ubon Ratch ...

                                               

The Hangover Part II

The Hangover Part II is a 2011 American black comedy movie and the second installment of the trilogy. It was directed by Todd Phillips and is set in Bangkok, Thailand. The movie received negative reviews with a 35% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a ...

                                               

Phuket Giant Budha

Buddha statue formal name is: Puttamingmongkol Akenakkiri It is a buddha being built in Phuket island of Thailand. Once complete, it will be 45 metres tall with a base diametre of 25 metres. It looks towards Phang Nga Bay in the east and backs to ...

                                               

Songkran

Songkran is a festival held every year in Thailand on April 13. This is Thailands New Years party. It celebrates the traditional New Year in the Thai calendar. The festival lasts all over the country for 3 days. However, in the northern city of C ...

                                               

Servant of the People

Servant of the People (Ukrainian: Слуга народу, romanized: Sluha Narodu, Russian: Слуга народа, romanized: Sluga Naroda, is a Ukrainian political satire comedy television show that started on 16 October 2015. Vasyl Petrovych Holoborodko, who is a ...

                                               

Ukraine Today

Ukraine Today is a satellite television channel from Ukraine. It broadcasts in English. In the future it will broadcast in Russian. It is owned by 1+1 Media Group. The channels headquarters is in Kiev.

                                               

Feria del Sol (Merida)

Feria Del Sol, or Carnaval Taurino de America, is an international cultural festival held in the city of Merida every February of the year. The Feria festival is held alongside the carnival feast. The festival includes bull competitions, cultural ...

                                               

Plaza Monumental Roman Eduardo Sandia

Plaza Monumental Roman Eduardo Sandia also known as the Plaza de Toros de Merida is a plaza de toros first class located in the city of Merida, Venezuela being one of the main infrastructure for cultural and artistic events to large scale of the ...

                                               

Nom

Nom is a script formerly used in Vietnam. It involved the use of Chinese characters to write Vietnamese. The Van Ban bell, engraved in 1076, has the earliest known example of a Nom inscription. The earliest surviving Nom literature dates from the ...

                                               

Academic art

Academic art was an artistic style that was popular from the 17th to the 19th century. Different art schools laid down rules on what a good painting or artwork shouls look like. Academic art was influenced by these rules, and was about applying t ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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