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Fascinating pictures from inside North Korea   [Copy link] 中文

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Like living paintings: The vibrant Mass Games, or Arirang, is a testament to the culture's group mind. Though beautiful, the games are a also a sort of acting out of totalitarianism

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Acrobatic: The Mass Games always include impressive gymnastics displays

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In sync: Thousands of participants hold up colorful boards that, together, display a picture

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Agonizingly beautiful: Some North Korean defectors report that a poor performance or mistakes while participating in the games can earn a citizen physical abuse

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Embattled: Much of the games, like much of North Korean culture, smacks of militarism and of constant reminders of their war with America and their southern neighbors

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Everybody volunteers: The 100,000 or so Mass Games participants are made up of North Koreans both young and old

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Western influence? In a staunchly anti-Western nation, a bowling alley stands out as a rather American destination complete with balls made in the USA

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