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DPRK Youth Para-Ensemble concerts in London, Oxford and Cambridge

Up to a dozen disabled children and teenagers from North Korea will tour venues in the South East and Paris later this month. The programme of music and dance will include numbers from Phantom of the Opera on the accordion and the gayageum and scenes from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. A version of Arirang, recently listed at UNESCO, can also be expected. This is thought to be the first time that disabled students from North Korea have performed abroad.

You can book for the Cambridge and London appearances by searching for “DULA” on; or register your interest via [email protected]

DPRK Youth Para-Ensemble Concert 2015

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Tour dates:

20 February, 7:30pm Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
21 February, 7:30pm Amaryllis Fleming Hall, Royal College of Music
23 February, 7:30pm Secours Populaire Français, Paris
2 March, 7:30pm Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge
Kim So-ock
Kim So-ock, recitalist and teacher at the Royal Academy of Music, will perform with the ensemble

Pyongyang Exchange Delegation of People with Disabilities will be coming to UK and France from 19 Feb to 3 March to share with you their life, talents, feelings and hopes for the future.

During their stay in UK and France, there will be DPRK Youth Para-Ensemble Concerts in several places including London and Paris.

Mr. Seok-Hee Lee, who works at DULA International, is sponsoring the trip and concert in UK. It will be rare opportunity to meet DPRK’s people with disabilities.

Further information can be found at, and your interest will be appreciated.

There, you can read more stories of upcoming events or view a video for a clearer picture of their preparation in DPRK for this event.

If you are able to join us for one of the events, please let us know by email at [email protected] and [email protected].

Donations are invited at the events.

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