Must-see entertainment in North Korea

  • Mass Games


    The long-running Arirang Mass Games, the story of Korea’s history performed by over 100,000 incredibly well-coordinated schoolchildren, was finally…

  • Taedongmun Cinema


    Dating from 1955, this famous cinema with a notable neoclassical facade has two screens and is considered Pyongyang's most prestigious movie theatre. If…

  • Pyongyang International Cinema


    The Pyongyang International Cinema is a six-screen complex on Yanggak Island, near the Yanggakdo Hotel. The biennial Pyongyang Film Festival is held here…

  • Kim Il-sung Stadium


    Football matches are played here and a schedule is posted on a board outside the stadium (keep an eye out for it if you want to go to a game).

  • People's Theatre


    The People's Theatre, which opened in 2012, is an impressively modern theatre that stages some of the most prestigious spectacles in the city.

  • Mansudae Art Theatre


    A popular Pyongyang theatre where revolutionary opera, musical and dance performances are held.

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