September 19, 2020

Culture

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

Korean War veterans to gather this week in Pyongyang, despite COVID-19 measures

North Korean state media reveals 6th National Conference of War Veterans will be held to mark July 27 holiday

Colin Zwirko July 22, 2020
NK PRO

North Korean TV spotlights small city’s development, omits major ongoing project

New apartment blocks, factory improvements in Huichon touted a week after city said to be experiencing “problems”

Colin Zwirko July 15, 2020

North Korea still building anti-U.S. museums, though public visits appear down

Promotion of "class education centers" still using coded language, while more overt examples appear on state TV

Colin Zwirko July 14, 2020

Propaganda or solidarity: where does North Korea really stand on Black lives?

North Korean state media repeatedly condemned U.S. police violence, but experts are split on Pyongyang's true intentions

Kelly Kasulis July 14, 2020

Christianity in North Korea - NKNews Podcast Ep.137

Peter Prove discusses both state-sanctioned and underground religious communities in North Korea

NK News July 14, 2020

Activity at Pyongyang’s May Day Stadium hints at August start for mass games

Floor covering installed in recent days, imagery shows, as public practices have reportedly increased this month

Colin Zwirko July 10, 2020

North Korean crowds visit Kim statues nationwide amid grave COVID-19 warnings

All citizens wearing masks, but social distancing absent in visits commemorating founding leader's death

Colin Zwirko July 9, 2020
NK PRO

North Korea imported more Russian horses amid new work on elite equestrian parks

30 horses sent during construction on mansion-complex's new track, harkening back to Kim's 2019 ride up "holy" mountain

North Korean schools close one month into new term, sources say

Earlier reports indicated COVID-19 is to blame for ending an already-delayed school year

Colin Zwirko July 7, 2020

The English-language voice of North Korea - NKNews Podcast Ep.136

Paul White discusses being the narrator at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun mausoleum and doing business in North Korea

NK News July 7, 2020
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