Culture

  • Beef Barbeque in Korean Style

    One of dishes typical to the Korean cuisine is barbecue. Especially, seasoned beef grilled over a charcoal fire is known to the world as one of the Korean people’s three…

  • Folk Game – Knee Bout

    Knee bout is a folk game of Korea. In the game a player has to hold one bent knee with hand and push his opponent out of a certain area…

  • Jotae, National Musical Instrument

    Jotae, which is believed to be made in the period of the Three Kingdoms (early 3rd century B.C.-middle 7th century A.D.), is a national wind instrument of Korea. Jotae is…

  • Folk Game–Shuttlecock

    Shuttlecock is one of the folk games played by Korean youth and children competing who plays shuttlecock with the feet more without dropping, showing smart tricks. It was played mostly…

  • Jumping Seesaw

    Jumping seesaw is a unique folk game of Korea, in which two persons on both ends of a long plank on a wooden support in the middle jump up and…

  • National dish show held

    The national traditional dish show ran on August 2-3 at the cooking festival hall on Ryomyong Street. On display were over 700 items of designated and invented dishes presented by…

  • Aged People of DPRK and China Meet

    A meeting of aged people from the DPRK and China took place at the Central Youth Hall here on Wednesday. Present there were officials of the Central Committee of the…

  • Loach Soup, Special Food of Kaesong City​

    Loach soup boiled with bean curd is known as one of special foods of Kaesong City. Loach is rich in protein, calcium, iron, vitamin A and many other nutrients. For…

  • Yun I Sang Concert Given

    There took place the 36th Yun I Sang Concert at the Moranbong Theatre on Monday. Among the audience were Pak Chun Nam, minister of Culture, Hong Kyong Ho, director of…

  • Poems and Songs Presented by Schoolchildren

    Schoolchildren presented poems and songs at the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren’s Palace on Tuesday on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the creation of leader Kim Jong Il‘s masterpiece “The Embrace of…

  • Disabled People Gave Performance

    Members of the Korean Art Association of the Disabled gave a performance “We Love Our Country” at the People’s Palace of Culture from July 16 to 21. Their colorful numbers…

  • 22nd Cooking Festival Held in DPRK

    The 22nd Cooking Festival took place at the Pyongyang Noodle House on April 4-7. Presented to it were more than 1 600 dishes and drinks made by those in the…

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