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Youth Groups and College Student Unions Push for “Train Headed for Pyongyang”

Youth Groups and College Student Unions Push for “Train Headed for Pyongyang”

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Student-run organizations of all ages have come together to launch a support group that advocates for a so-called “unification train” bound for the North Korean capital of Pyongyang by way of Yongsan Station in Seoul. The network of students composed of members of youth organizations and college student unions [...]

Seohyun Wishes Pyongyang Concerts Serve as Stepping Stone for Peace

Seohyun Wishes Pyongyang Concerts Serve as Stepping Stone for Peace

SEOUL, April 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Pop star Seohyun has expressed hope South Korean musicians’ recent performance in Pyongyang will serve as a stepping stone in improving inter-Korean relations. She joined the 160-member troupe, which held rare concerts on Sunday and Tuesday in reciprocation to North Koreans’ performance in the South in February in celebration [...]

Time Fixed, All Seats Reserved for S. Korean Artists’ Second Pyongyang Concert

Time Fixed, All Seats Reserved for S. Korean Artists’ Second Pyongyang Concert

PYONGYANG/SEOUL, April 2 (Joint Press Corps-Yonhap) – The schedule  for another concert by a South Korean art troupe visiting Pyongyang has been fixed, Seoul officials said Monday. A 160-member South Korean art troupe, including 11 celebrated Korean pop musicians, plans to perform jointly with North Korean artists on Tuesday afternoon following a successful concert on Sunday. “It has been confirmed that the joint performance will begin at 4 p.m. (Pyongyang time),” a [...]

S. Korea to Send 160-Member Art Troupe to N.K. for Concerts

S. Korea to Send 160-Member Art Troupe to N.K. for Concerts

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea agreed Tuesday to send a 160-member art troupe to Pyongyang for rare concerts in early April ahead of South and North Korea’s planned summit late next month. The South’s art group will visit the North’s capital from March 31 to April 3 for two performances, according to a joint statement adopted after inter-Korean talks at the border truce village of Panmunjom. The art troupe will [...]