North Korea | K-pop hits a sour note with Pyongyang's hardliners

K-pop hits a sour note with Pyongyang’s hardliners

South Korea’s trendy music and fashion have infiltrated deeply into North Korea and Pyongyang’s responses to its presence have proved ineffective

November 5, 2018 4:41 PM (UTC+8)
Members of K-pop girl-band Red Velvet after a rehearsal at the 1,500-seat East Pyongyang Grand Theatre in Pyongyang on April 1. Photo: AFP/Korea Pool
Members of K-pop girl-band Red Velvet after a rehearsal at the 1,500-seat East Pyongyang Grand Theatre in Pyongyang on April 1. Photo: AFP/Korea Pool
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