Become friends with koi. written by Hugo J. Smal How do you become best friends with your koi? That is the ideal of every koi hobbyist: to build a close relationship with your ornamental carp, a relationship that provides mutual pleasure. Many koi keepers are happy and proud to say that their fish are 'tame'. … Continue reading Become friends with koi
Corona months are hunger times written by Hugo J. Smal – Chief editor Kim Young Soo, breeder at the Goyang Koi farm sends me movies about the Tosai on a regular basis. It's nice to see but also frustrating. I rather was at the Baedagol theme park. I am in the Netherlands and going back … Continue reading Goyang Koi farm: Tosai 19 September 2020
Tosai are growing well! Kim Young Soo is very happy. The Goyang Koi are 2 months old now and doing great. They are growing very well and are promising stunning fishes in the future. Of course, they will be selected again and again. Hopefully, they find next year their way to the ponds of Nishikigoi … Continue reading Goyang Koi farm Tosai 2 months old.
Kim Young Soo was very enthusiastic. New Nishikigoi from Japan means a lot of work. But it means also a lot of joy. First, the quarantine ponds had to be prepared. In this case four. Two for the fish and two as a buffer for the water changes. The water must be treated so that … Continue reading The breeding season has started!
Hallyu (Korean Wave) Korean culture abroad! A term now widely used to refer to the popularity of Korean entertainment and culture across Asia and other parts of the world, Hallyu or the “Korean Wave” first appeared during the mid-1990s after Korea entered into diplomatic relations with China in 1992 and Korean TV dramas and pop … Continue reading Hallyu (Korean Wave)
Korean ceramics 한국 도자기 The Mantifang is a big fan of Korean pottery. We like the wonderful artist who dedicates their lives to this art more understanding, greater public and a good life! Here a great blog about it. During the nearly five centuries of the Koryô dynasty (918--1392), celadon was the main type of … Continue reading Korean Ceramics
[:en]Koreans have probably never been as interested in the last royalty of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) as they are now.[:]
Korean Ceramic history The pottery of ancient Korea stretches back to prehistory when simple brown wares were made and decorated with geometrical incisions. Potters would benefit from the ideas and techniques of their Chinese counterparts and go on to produce their own highly sought-after works, including grey stoneware, celadons or greenware, buncheong ware, and white porcelain. Ceramics are … Continue reading Korean Pottery – Ancient History Encyclopedia
[:en]And where does it begin? For all mudang, it starts with suffering. ... One does not CHOOSE to become a mudang. One is chosen by the gods. You are destined or you are not. And many will take advantage of you, saying you are meant to become one, when you are not.[:nl]En waar begint het? Voor iedere Mudang begint het met lijden. …Je kiest er niet voor om een Mudang te worden. Je wordt gekozen door de goden. Je bent voorbestemd of je bent het niet. Velen zullen proberen aan je te verdienen, zeggend dat je voorbestemd bent om een Mudang te worden, terwijl je dat niet bent.[:]
What makes the countries of East Asia somewhat funny is that their architecture and culture, in general, can be defined by which period the country had the most interactions with Ancient China.