Pyongyang Circus

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Pyongyang Circus
Pyongyang Circus.JPG
Origin
CountryNorth Korea
Year founded1989

The Pyongyang Circus is a multi-function building located in Pyongyang, North Korea.[1] It was completed in 1989.

The circus has a floor space of 54,000 m2. There are facilities for acrobatics, synchronized swimming, stunts on ice, clowns, and animal performances.[2][3] It is also one of the theatres used for the April Spring Friendship Arts Festival.[4] The Pyongyang Circus was renovated in 2012.[3]

The circus appears in the film Comrade Kim Goes Flying.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Theatres (Archived April 3, 2013, at WebCite)
  2. ^ ""Naenara"-"Naenara" News-Total:Pyongyang Circus". naenara.com.kp. Retrieved 2015-11-25.
  3. ^ a b c "Pyongyang Circus". Koryo Tours. March 2, 2020. Retrieved August 18, 2021.
  4. ^ "April Spring Friendship Art Festival". WordPress.com. Retrieved 2018-05-15.

Further reading[edit]

  • Kurvinen, Juha (2014). Circus Pyongyang: A Gig to North Korea. Translated by Astikainen, Tomi-Pekka. Amazon Digital Services. ASIN B00K28M012.

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Coordinates: 39°1′41.26″N 125°41′9.81″E / 39.0281278°N 125.6860583°E / 39.0281278; 125.6860583