Tag: Pyongyang

So wild. North Korea is normally known as a highly secretive place, allowing almost not diversion from their usual “guided tours” of the country’s capital. But for some reason, the DPRK allowed this guy to attach a GoPro to the windshield of a tour van and get a non-stop look at the city’s urban streets. […]

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A fascinating article in Bloomberg Businessweek recently shed light on one of the less famous aspects of North Korean culture — that is, the Mansudae Art Studio in Pyongyang. The Mansudae Art Studio is a massive 30-acre art factory opened in 1959 that employs roughly 4000 Koreans all there to create propaganda for North Korea […]

North-Korea-reddit

So today I found out that this exists – an entire subreddit for the distribution of pro-North Korean news.

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Photo: Ng Han Guan/Associated Press The only thing lit up at night in Pyongyang is this portrait of Kim Il Sung. How scary.

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE NORTH . documentary from Nils Clauss on Vimeo. At least North Korea has music, right? Watch this short video about the Munich Chamber Orchestra (MKO) traveling to North Korea to play with and give master classes to North Korean musicians. The saddest part about this in particular though is that these […]