May 29, 2022

Culture

Information related to the North Korean culture and culture in North Korea

Exploring North Korea from south of the DMZ – NKNews Podcast Ep. 237
Podcast

Exploring North Korea from south of the DMZ – NKNews Podcast Ep. 237

North Korea specialists and tour guides discuss what one can see and learn about North Korea on the inter-Korean border

Exploring North Korea from south of the DMZ – NKNews Podcast Ep. 237
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News May 24, 2022
State media review: North Korea’s propaganda war against COVID-19
NK PRO

State media review: North Korea’s propaganda war against COVID-19

An in-depth look at wall-to-wall coverage of the country’s first outbreak in television and print media

State media review: North Korea’s propaganda war against COVID-19
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung May 20, 2022
The difficulty of reporting in South Korea, where everything is ‘sensitive’
KOREA PRO

The difficulty of reporting in South Korea, where everything is ‘sensitive’

Attributing facts to sources is one of the hardest tasks journalists in the country face

The difficulty of reporting in South Korea, where everything is ‘sensitive’
Raphael Rashid
Raphael Rashid May 20, 2022
Exploring North Korean art in Africa – NKNews Podcast Ep. 235
Podcast

Exploring North Korean art in Africa – NKNews Podcast Ep. 235

Researcher Onejoon Che hopes to amplify African voices in new photo book documenting DPRK-built statues and artwork

Exploring North Korean art in Africa – NKNews Podcast Ep. 235
Jacco Zwetsloot
Jacco Zwetsloot | NK News May 10, 2022
Why are so few North Korean defectors Buddhist?

Why are so few North Korean defectors Buddhist?

Protestants outnumber Buddhists among defectors, even though both religions are about equally represented in South Korea

Why are so few North Korean defectors Buddhist?
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer May 9, 2022
Settling in Seoul: The best and worst aspects of life as a North Korean defector

Settling in Seoul: The best and worst aspects of life as a North Korean defector

Separation from family and fast pace of life in South are challenging, but freedom from want and fear are irreplaceable

Settling in Seoul: The best and worst aspects of life as a North Korean defector
Joshua Kim
Joshua Kim May 5, 2022
Timeline: From Kim’s ominous nuclear warnings to North Korea’s new missiles
NK PRO

Timeline: From Kim’s ominous nuclear warnings to North Korea’s new missiles

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from April 1 - April 30

Timeline: From Kim’s ominous nuclear warnings to North Korea’s new missiles
NK Pro
NK Pro May 3, 2022
North Korea in April 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in April 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from April 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

North Korea in April 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro May 3, 2022
State media review: The wonderful lifestyles of privileged Pyongyangites
NK PRO

State media review: The wonderful lifestyles of privileged Pyongyangites

An in-depth analysis of brand new housing projects, denouncement of U.S.-ROK drills and Kim Il Sung’s ‘thrifty’ life

State media review: The wonderful lifestyles of privileged Pyongyangites
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung April 21, 2022
Kim Jong Un attends civilian parade marking founding leader’s 110th birthday

Kim Jong Un attends civilian parade marking founding leader’s 110th birthday

Thousands gather for events in central Pyongyang while soldiers continue training nearby for a future military parade

Kim Jong Un attends civilian parade marking founding leader’s 110th birthday
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko April 16, 2022
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