October 02, 2022

Pyongyang to add concert event to downtown New Year’s Eve celebrations

Tourists may be charged to attend Kim Il Sung Square celebrations, agencies say

Preparations for a new concert component to upcoming New Year’s Eve celebrations in downtown Pyongyang are underway, with foreign tourists attending the event possibly facing extra charges, tour groups told NK News Thursday.

A large stage and lighting truss, as well as additional camera and spotlight towers, have already been erected at Kim Il Sung Square, seen in images taken by Young Pioneer Tours tour manager Rowan Beard and provided to NK News.