October 19, 2021

Pyongyang proposes a toast for its first ever beer festival

Festival, intended for locals, comes following improvements to domestic beer distribution network

North Korea on Friday launched its first ever beer festival, which is taking place adjacent to an illuminated floating restaurant in the capital city of Pyongyang, state broadcaster Korean Central Television (KCTV) showed.

Served by waitresses in white and blue-colored uniforms, local beer drinkers and foreign tourists toasted with local beer while enjoying munchies such as western bread, nuts, and indigenous chili peppers, video released by KCTV showed.