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  • Pyongyang Bell 
    2021-03-02 
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    Pyongyang Bell The Pyongyang Bell is hung in the bell house in the Taedongmun-dong, Central District, Pyongyang. An old record says that it was moved to the present place from the loft of the Taedong Gate when the northern wall was built in Pyongyang with a northern commanding post in 1714. T... 
  • Five Grains 
    2021-02-22 
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    Five Grains Koreans took five grains from of old. The general term five grains began to be used from the time of the feudal Joson dynasty(1392-1910). At the time this general term five grains included rice, foxtail millet, soybean, barley and kaoliang in general, though different according to ... 
  • Sangmo Dance 
    2021-02-18 
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    Sangmo Dance The Korean sangmo dance is unique. The peasant dancers dance turning sangmo to a tune of music of folk peasant dance. Originally, sangmo means a long white feather decoration hung on a cap or hat or at the top of a flag or spear in the form of spike. Sangmo was used from olden t... 
  • Kangso Three Tombs and Koguryo Tomb Murals (2) 
    2021-02-10 
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    Kangso Three Tombs and Koguryo Tomb Murals (2) The murals are found in the biggest and middle tombs. The main theme of the murals painted on the wall faces and ceiling are four guardians. They are meant by the gods of direction represented by Chongryong (dragon covered with blue-colored scales... 
  • Kangso Three Tombs and Koguryo Tomb Murals (1) 
    2021-02-02 
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    Kangso Three Tombs and Koguryo Tomb Murals (1) The Kangso Three Tombs are in Sammyo-ri, Kangso District, Nampho City. It is called in this way because three tombs are clustered in a place. The one in the south is the biggest and behind it, in the west and east, there are the middle and small on... 
  • Origin of Arirang 
    2021-01-25 
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    Origin of Arirang Many people of the world evoke the melody of arirang referring to the Korean nation. There are many legends and etymological interpretations concerning the origin of the song arirang. Most typical of them is the old story of “Songbu and Rirang”. The story goes th... 
  • Ryongwang Pavilion 
    2021-01-18 
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    Ryongwang Pavilion The Ryongwang Pavilion is located in Pyongyang, the capital city of the DPR Korea. It is a relic of the Koguryo dynasty. It is an edifice of a specific feature with garrets well-coordinated. It is very beautiful with a high stonework, winglike gable roof, unique and excellen... 
  • Korean Folk Dish Sinsollo 
    2021-01-12 
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    Korean Folk Dish Sinsollo Sinsollo is originally the name of a food-boiling bowl with a unique structure, which gradually turned to the name of the cuisine cooked from it. It is composed of a cylinder in the middle for fire, a vessel round it for containing foods and a high foot venting air at... 
  • Traditional Dress Colour of Korean Nation 
    2021-01-05 
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    Traditional Dress Colour of Korean Nation The Korean nation was fond of what was decent and pure from of old. They would choose bright and soft dress in the colour. Women liked to take their coat and skirt mainly in white, light pink, light green, pale yellow and jade green colour, all soft... 
  • Sanjo, Instrumental Heritage of Korean Nation 
    2020-12-24 
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    Sanjo, Instrumental Heritage of Korean Nation Sanjo is a medley-type traditional instrumental solo. It is composed of several movements each of which has an independent character. The word sanjo can be broken down into san meaning scattering and jo meaning a melody with a tune, that is to say,... 
  • Big Bridge of Koguryo Time 
    2020-12-24 
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    Big Bridge of Koguryo Time The remains of the Taedonggang Bridge in the Koguryo time are big in scale. It was laid across the Taedong River between the Chongho-dong in Taesong District and Hyuam-dong in Sadong District located 3 km away down the bridge of Mirim Barrage of Pyongyang. It is str... 
  • Paduk Good for Intellectual Development 
    2020-12-15 
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    PadukGood for Intellectual Development The Korean nation has been fond of playing paduk (Go) from olden time. It is one of the indoor sports events good to intellectual development. Its apparatus and regulations are simple, but the number of moves is innumerable and exciting. It is very effect... 
  • National Dog of the DPRK- Phungsan Dog 
    2020-12-08 
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    National Dog of the DPRK- Phungsan Dog Phungsan dog is an excellent species of dogs original in Korea. Its place of origin is the Phungsan (at the time) area, a high northern mountainous area in Korea. Its body is not big, but very tenacious and agile. Its fur is white (occasionally yellow... 
  • National Bird of the DPRK- Goshawk 
    2020-11-23 
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    National Bird of the DPRK- Goshawk The national bird of the DPRK is goshawk. It inhabits in the mountainous areas of the middle and northern parts of Korea. Its body is not big, but well-balanced and it has bright eyes, sharp beak and stout talons. It is very quick, shrewd and decisive in tem... 
  • Cosmetics of Korean Nation with Long History 
    2020-11-15 
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    Cosmetics of Korean Nation with Long History In Korea cosmetics appeared in ancient times. As were testified in such finds as the bronze mirror, bronze cosmetics case and powder discovered in the ancient relics such as the Tomb No1 in Jongo-dong, Rangnang District, Pyongyang and the Tomb No1 i... 
  • Cosmetics of Korean Nation with Long History 
    2020-11-15 
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    Cosmetics of Korean Nation with Long History In Korea cosmetics appeared in ancient times. As were testified in such finds as the bronze mirror, bronze cosmetics case and powder discovered in the ancient relics such as the Tomb No1 in Jongo-dong, Rangnang District, Pyongyang and the Tomb No1 i... 
  • Riding Custom of Korean Nation 
    2020-11-10 
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    Riding Custom of Korean Nation The Korean nation long used horses for transport and communication. It has been proved by the bits and harnessry unearthed in the tombs made at the time of Ancient Joson (beginning 30th century B.C.-108 B.C.). The people of Koguryo time (277 B.C.-668 A.D.) were ... 
  • Another Metal Types Unearthed 
    2020-11-01 
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    Another Metal Types Unearthed Another four metal types were unearthed recently in Manwoldae, Kaesong city, DPRK. During continued survey and unearthing of the historical relics and remains, metal types were discovered in Manwoldae, the royal palace site of the Koryo dynasty (918-1392): One pi... 
  • DPRK’s National Tree–Pine 
    2020-10-26 
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    DPRK’s National Tree–Pine Pine is found everywhere in Korea, an evergreen coniferous and strongly viable tree. The Korean people regard it as a symbol of their national charateristics–simple yet iron-willed. The evergreen tree in wintertime standing firm with white snow ... 
  • DPRK's National Flower–Magnolia 
    2020-10-18 
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    DPRK's National Flower–Magnolia There are countless species of flowers in the world, and each country and nation has selected the flower that is agreeable to their sentiment and liking, setting it as their national flower symbolic of their national identity. From olden times, the Korean ... 
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