February 06, 2023

Culture

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

State media review: North Korea celebrates the Workers’ Party’s birthday
NK PRO

State media review: North Korea celebrates the Workers’ Party’s birthday

An in-depth analysis of the party founding anniversary, missile test photos, new laws and more

State media review: North Korea celebrates the Workers’ Party’s birthday
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung October 13, 2022
Kim Jong Un says children must join military drills, construct apartments

Kim Jong Un says children must join military drills, construct apartments

North Korean leader demands country raise ‘loyalists’ from young age in latest push to improve ideological controls

Kim Jong Un says children must join military drills, construct apartments
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 13, 2022
State media review: North Korea says Kim Jong Un suffered during 1990s famine
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State media review: North Korea says Kim Jong Un suffered during 1990s famine

An in-depth analysis of efforts to paint leader as a man of the people, criticism of Canada and more

State media review: North Korea says Kim Jong Un suffered during 1990s famine
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung October 6, 2022
Exclusive images provide first look at North Korea’s newest skyscraper street
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Exclusive images provide first look at North Korea’s newest skyscraper street

Ornate concrete towers of Hwasong district taking shape according to blueprints, on-the-ground photos show

Exclusive images provide first look at North Korea’s newest skyscraper street
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 6, 2022
Lively beach culture of North Korea’s ‘steel city’ revealed in satellite images

Lively beach culture of North Korea’s ‘steel city’ revealed in satellite images

Chongjin locals covered coast in makeshift tents as beaches opened for first time in three years, imagery shows

Lively beach culture of North Korea’s ‘steel city’ revealed in satellite images
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko October 5, 2022
‘They taught me how to love’: North Korea’s latest selfie propaganda

‘They taught me how to love’: North Korea’s latest selfie propaganda

Vlog-style video features woman praising the army as Pyongyang continues its new-look media campaign

‘They taught me how to love’: North Korea’s latest selfie propaganda
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 30, 2022
State media review: Farmers rejoice after receiving new harvest equipment
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State media review: Farmers rejoice after receiving new harvest equipment

An in-depth analysis of efforts to boost food production, DPRK criticism of the South Korean president, and more

State media review: Farmers rejoice after receiving new harvest equipment
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung September 29, 2022
North Korea claims US soldiers cut child’s arms off in latest hate campaign

North Korea claims US soldiers cut child’s arms off in latest hate campaign

State media airs footage of armless woman saying she’s a war crime victim in new anti-U.S. propaganda push

North Korea claims US soldiers cut child’s arms off in latest hate campaign
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko September 29, 2022
State media review: North Korea blames Japan for 20 years of frozen ties
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State media review: North Korea blames Japan for 20 years of frozen ties

An in-depth analysis of the DPRK-Japan summit anniversary, warnings against the flu, strange accents and more

State media review: North Korea blames Japan for 20 years of frozen ties
Seung-Yeon Chung
Seung-Yeon Chung September 22, 2022
Ask a North Korean: What it’s like to be a boxer in the North Korean military

Ask a North Korean: What it’s like to be a boxer in the North Korean military

DPRK regards military athletes as akin to combatants in war, and the results can be fatal

Ask a North Korean: What it’s like to be a boxer in the North Korean military
Sersong Han
Sersong Han September 22, 2022
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