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North Korea allows first foreign band concert

North Korea has announced it will allow a foreign band to play in the country for the first time.

Pyongyang, North Korea.
Pyongyang, North Korea. Image by Uri Tours / CC BY-SA 2.0

Slovenian group Laibach, known for their ambiguous nationalist imagery, will play two concerts in Pyongyang in August. The band has agreed to play a mix of their own hit songs, as well as North Korean folk songs, including the country’s biggest single this year, “We Will Go To Mt Paektu”. Read more: bbc.co.uk