All posts tagged "Moranbong band"

  • North Korea's Moranbong Band had been scheduled to perform in Beijing last Saturday, but abruptly headed home hours before the concert began. (Yonhap)
    China still mum on N. Korean band’s abrupt cancellation

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — China’s foreign ministry on Tuesday remained tightlipped on the reason for the sudden cancellation of a concert in Beijing by an all-female band formed by the North’s leader Kim Jong-un. North Korea’s Moranbong Band...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • Moranbong band, North Korean girl group
    N. Korean girl band’s performance in Beijing canceled

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — Performances by North Korea’s all-female propaganda band in Beijing were canceled, an official at a Chinese theater where it was to perform said Saturday, with members of the band abruptly heading back to Pyongyang....

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • Members of the Moranbong Band and the State Merited Chorus of North Korea walk to get on a train at the station in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015. They give friendship performances in China. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
    Ready for NK-pop? North Korean girl band hits China

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — North Korea’s all-female propaganda band, hand-picked by the North’s young leader Kim Jong-un, arrived in Beijing Thursday for a six-day “friendship” performance, in an apparent move that indicates that once-strained ties between the allies...

    • Posted December 10, 2015
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