In the News – N. Korea to kick off Arirang Festival in April

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In the News – N. Korea to kick off Arirang Festival in April

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Yonhap) — North Korea will start its massive dance and gymnastics extravaganza in April to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-sung, the nation’s founder and new leader Kim Jong-un’s grandfather, a U.S.-based travel agency said Sunday.

According to New Tours Korea, the U.S.-based travel agency that specializes in guided tours to North Korea, the Arirang Mass Game will be held from April 10 to May 1 and from August 1 until Sept. 15.  Continue reading