It’s past midnight in North Korea, and the Hermit Kingdom — no stranger to extravagant events — is celebrating in style.
“There were a lot of people out on the streets today for an outdoor dance event, and cars filled the streets,” Andrea Lee, CEO of Uritours, told CBC. Tomorrow, Kim Jong-un is expected to give a New Years’ Day speech (last year’s speech covered the economy).
In 2011, NK News reported that New Year’s Eve in North Korea is traditionally not a public holiday, but January 1 and 2 are. Most North Koreans celebrate the New Year with a feast and playing board games, according to NK news.
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