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News North Korea Music: Violinist plays 'music of peace' at Korean War memorials

Published on: Wednesday 19 February 2020
Violinist plays 'music of peace' at Korean War memorials
News source: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/art/2020/02/690_283745.html

"I will continue my solo performances at memorials to call for the UNC to play a bigger role in peace efforts on the Korean Peninsula … I am planning performances at war memorials in New York and ...

News North Korea Music: A Korean American stand-up comic walks into a bar in Korea. Hilarity ensues — or so he hopes

Published on: Tuesday 18 February 2020
A Korean American stand-up comic walks into a bar in Korea. Hilarity ensues — or so he hopes
News source: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-02-19/la-fg-korea-ktown-comic

On more than one occasion, his portly physique and wide forehead came in handy — to play late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Onstage ... The crowd erupted into laughter as Cho leaned into the mic ...

News North Korea Music: North Korea charges South's entertainment with 'destroying' language

Published on: Wednesday 19 February 2020
North Korea charges South's entertainment with 'destroying' language
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/02/19/North-Korea-charges-Souths-entertainment-with-destroying-language/8811582135340/

North Korea state media berated South Korean television programs for excessive use of words that mix the Korean language with foreign tongues.

News North Korea Music: Jay Park Reveals His New Business Ventures And Dealing With Burnout

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Jay Park Reveals His New Business Ventures And Dealing With Burnout
News source: https://www.eonline.com/ap/news/1085069/jay-park-reveals-his-new-business-ventures-and-dealing-with-burnout

The rapper is known for his iced-out soju bottle necklaces and is constantly repping South Korea in this unique way ... spanning over Asia, Europe and North America. With such a hectic schedule and ...

News North Korea Music: Superstar Sulli's death sparks conversation about South Korea's high-pressure K-Pop industry

Published on: Saturday 19 October 2019
Superstar Sulli's death sparks conversation about South Korea's high-pressure K-Pop industry
News source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-20/behind-death-of-k-pop-superstar-sulli-south-korea-culture/11616584

Many Westerners first discovered Korean pop music via Psy's 2012 monster hit Gangnam Style — which pokes fun at ... South Korea now even uses K-Pop as a propaganda tool: blasting songs across the ...

News North Korea Music: Train ride consolidates 30 years of ASEAN-Korea friendship

Published on: Saturday 19 October 2019
Train ride consolidates 30 years of ASEAN-Korea friendship
News source: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2019/10/176_277390.html

BUSAN/ GWANGJU ­- On a southbound train from Seoul, Oct. 16, two beauty pageant winners from Indonesia and South Korea - Karina Syahna and Keum Na-na - were sharing experiences from their highly competitive contests. Also on board was The Apex Project, a five-member a cappella band from Singapore, and 11 more bands or soloists.All from the 10 ASEAN member countries and South Korea, they performed on special stages before an audience that included ministers, ambassadors, professors, university students and journalists from the region. This unique of mix of people participated in ASEAN-Korea Train: Advancing Together - a nationwide project from Oct. 15 to 19 to mark the 30th anniversary of ASEAN-South Korea relations.

News North Korea Music: U.S. Air Force tests intercontinental ballistic missile after North Korea launch

Published on: Wednesday 02 October 2019
U.S. Air Force tests intercontinental ballistic missile after North Korea launch
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/north-korea-missile-launch-us-air-force-tests-intercontinental-ballistic-missile-today-2019-10-02/

Experts said the launch was North Korea's way of ramping up pressure on the U.S. ahead ... It is a story of overnight success for the rapper who dropped out of college to pursue music only one year ...

News North Korea Music: North Korea: Nuclear talks with US to resume this weekend

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
North Korea: Nuclear talks with US to resume this weekend
News source: https://www.timescolonist.com/entertainment/music/north-korea-nuclear-talks-with-us-to-resume-this-weekend-1.23962707

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea and the United States have agreed to resume nuclear negotiations this weekend following a months-long stalemate over the withdrawal of sanctions in exchange for ...

News North Korea Music: North Korea fires unidentified projectile off eastern coast

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
North Korea fires unidentified projectile off eastern coast
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/north-korea-fires-unidentified-projectiles-today-off-eastern-coast-2019-10-01-live-updates/

North Korea has yet again fired an unidentified projectile into ... It is a story of overnight success for the rapper who dropped out of college to pursue music only one year ago. Gayle King reports.

News North Korea Music: Korean Import: A Market’s Emergence As A Touring Destination

Published on: Tuesday 24 September 2019
Korean Import: A Market’s Emergence As A Touring Destination
News source: https://www.pollstar.com/article/korean-import-a-markets-emergence-as-a-touring-destination-141111?curator=MusicREDEF

as Pollstar has no records of live performances in North Korea in the last 10 years. Live music has been a key part of diplomatic efforts to relieve tension between the two Koreas as 160 South Korean ...

News North Korea Music: 'Jesus' erased from N. Korea, Bae says at ERLC event

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
'Jesus' erased from N. Korea, Bae says at ERLC event
News source: http://www.bpnews.net/53309/jesus-erased-from-n-korea-bae-says-at-erlc-event

North Korea is "a country [in which] Christianity has been ... necessary food and water for such offenses as reading the Bible and listening to South Korean music, she said. Conservatively, 80,000 to ...

News North Korea Music: Millions of North Koreans head to the polls to elect officials

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Millions of North Koreans head to the polls to elect officials
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7269615/Millions-North-Koreans-head-polls-elect-officials.html

Under North Korean law, citizens can vote from the age of 17 ... Election days have a festive mood. Bands play music as voters wait in line, and there is group dancing for those who have already ...

News North Korea Music: South Korean man defects to North Korea 'to resettle', state media reports

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
South Korean man defects to North Korea 'to resettle', state media reports
News source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-09/south-korea-man-defects-pyongyang-resettles-in-north/11290960

The son of a former South Korean government minister has followed his late parents' lead, travelling to Pyongyang to permanently resettle in the impoverished, authoritarian nation, according to state media.

News North Korea Music: Newsround in South Korea: What's life like there?

Published on: Friday 12 July 2019
Newsround in South Korea: What's life like there?
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/48938301

Young people tell their stories about escaping from North to South Korea, being at an internet addiction camp and K-beauty. Find out more about South Korea's football star Son Heung-Min and what it takes to be a K-pop star.

News North Korea Music: Designated Survivor: 60 Days – Korean remake of Kiefer Sutherland political thriller

Published on: Saturday 13 July 2019
Designated Survivor: 60 Days – Korean remake of Kiefer Sutherland political thriller
News source: https://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/arts-music/article/3018347/designated-survivor-60-days-korean-remake-kiefer

Designated Survivor: 60 Days starts with a bang: the South Korean National Assembly explodes. Inside are the president and government, all set to ratify a peace treaty with North Korea. Outside – ...

News North Korea Music: From mowhawks to music - simple things that can get you arrested in North Korea

Published on: Sunday 30 June 2019
From mowhawks to music - simple things that can get you arrested in North Korea
News source: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/mowhawks-music-simple-things-can-17270705

The mysterious arrest of an Australian man in the world's most secretive state has sent ripples through his home country. The family of Alek Sigley, who lives in North Korea's capital Pyongyang, said ...

News North Korea Music: Trump says he's not 'personally bothered' by North Korea missile tests

Published on: Sunday 26 May 2019
News source: https://www.click2houston.com/news/politics/trump-meets-japanese-emperor-begins-business-portion-of-state-visit

Yet on North Korea and trade issues, the payoff for Abe's efforts has ... The White House said the two couples exchanged gifts: a viola and sheet music from Trump to the Emperor, who plays the ...

News North Korea Music: Iceage to Perform at the Korean Demilitarized Zone

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
News source: https://pitchfork.com/news/iceage-to-perform-at-the-korean-demilitarized-zone/

DMZ Peace Train is a South Korean music festal held within sight of the demilitarized zone (the heavily fortified border that separates South and North Korea), aiming to promote peace between the ...