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Russia: North Korean National Choir plays in Moscow to mark end of WW2 in Asia01:38

Russia: North Korean National Choir plays in Moscow to mark end of WW2 in Asia

Russian Federation, Moscow
September 1, 2015 at 10:41 GMT +00:00 · Published

The North Korean National Choir played their first performance in Moscow at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall on Tuesday.

The concert was part of the Year of Friendship between Russia and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and was timed to mark the anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Asia and the liberation of Korea from Japanese forces in 1945.

Earlier this year, Russia and North Korea announced that they would deepen economic, political, humanitarian and cultural ties. According to the embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the concert was part of a cultural exchange which will contribute to better relations between the two countries.

Russia: North Korean National Choir plays in Moscow to mark end of WW2 in Asia01:38
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The North Korean National Choir played their first performance in Moscow at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall on Tuesday.

The concert was part of the Year of Friendship between Russia and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and was timed to mark the anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Asia and the liberation of Korea from Japanese forces in 1945.

Earlier this year, Russia and North Korea announced that they would deepen economic, political, humanitarian and cultural ties. According to the embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the concert was part of a cultural exchange which will contribute to better relations between the two countries.