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“Not your average pageant!”
Review of Arirang

Arirang
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London
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120 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
“Not your average pageant!”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Most definitely the highlight of a trip to the DPRK. It's spectacular on an epic proportion. Thousands of participants, mainly volunteers & allegedly only about 10% are professional singers & dancers.
Seat prices vary but even from the cheap seats you'd fail to be impressed.
There are a limited amount of relevant souvenirs available, ie t-shirts, posters & cds. You can even buy binoculars.
No restrictions on photography or filming in the stadium.

Visited September 2013
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Wonderful!”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

Attended as part of Young Pioneer Tours Group, August 2013 - indescribable wonderful! - can't begin to imagine the coordination and dedication that constitutes this performance!

Visited August 2013
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4 Thank Mildred R
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London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Amazing Spectacle”
Reviewed October 3, 2013

The games were extended this year, so we had the chance to go in the middle of September. An incredible feat of choreography. Even the 'test card' before the performance starts is stunning to watch, and hear! A great evening and worth the price. If you get the chance to go, don't miss it.

Visited September 2013
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4 Thank Alys S
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London, United Kingdom
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408 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed October 1, 2013

Without a doubt the most amazing thing I have ever seen, even better than the Olympic Closing Ceremony. Well worth the EUR 80.

Visited September 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Highlight of the DPRK”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

This is like Cirque de Soliel on steroids. An incredible spectacle. If you are going to make the plunge and visit the DPRK, do so when the games are on. You don't want to miss this.

Visited September 2013
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