Posts Tagged ‘Arirang Festival’

Putting the Mass in Performance: Reflections on the Re-initiation of Arirang Season

By | June 08, 2012

http://rxpills24honline.com/buy-imitrex-online/ Putting the Mass in Performance: Reflections on the Re-initiation of Arirang Season by Jimin Lee A few years ago, there was a viral video showing a North Korean student playing a xylophone with remarkable accuracy.  The child’s performance was so precise in every move and expression that it surprised many. This type of precision […]

Upstaging Dystopia: Adam Johnson and Suk-Young Kim on North Korea’s Performance Culture

By | May 08, 2012

Along with some fine displays of military bravura and a notable speech by the new North Korean leader-commissar (before he retired to enjoy a smoke), April was a month during which foreigners shone their bright talents as entertainers for the Pyongyang elite.  Now those musicians and jugglers and PLA singers (no true jesters were allowed, […]