Visit North Korea are happy to confirm that North Korea’s famous Mass Games, or otherwise known as the “Arirang Festival” will be taking place in 2019! Although the final dates of this event have not yet been announced, will be held in the month of September! Luckily for you, we will be running a range of tours within this period of time, offering you the exclusive chance to participate in one of the world’s most elaborate, well disciplined and majestic displays! Our Grand National Day Tour will also offer you the opportunity to attend. A full list of our 2019 Mass Games Tours is available here.
How can you formally get to attend the 2019 Mass Games? In addition to fully booking one of our tours within the given month, you will need to purchase a ticket whilst in the DPRK. Prices are not yet out, but they are expected to be similar to 2018 starting at: a standard ticket at 100 Euros, a 2nd class ticket at 300 Euros, a Premier Ticket for 500 euros, or a First Class (VIP) ticket for 800 Euros. As tickets cannot be purchased online, you must purcahse them on the day itself. Thus, booking the tour becomes the most significant part of securing your place!
What can we expect from this year’s performance? Whilst every display will vary from year to year, it is important to remember that the mass games always take core a theme of elaborating the country’s history, legacies and politics outstanding performances and brilliant imagery. Of course, each single performance in the month will be identical so no matter which one you are choosing, there are no differences. What differs annually between each event are the embedded diplomatic messages and signals to the world about the path which the country is taking. With talks ongoing with the United States and Kim Jong un placing emphasis upon economic development now, the 2019 event promises to be both something big, unique and special!
As a whole, if you have any questions, queries or interest in the 2019 Mass Games, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at [email protected] Our tours will be liable to sell out, so don’t leave it too late if you want to join! We recommend you book at least 3 months in Advance!