Dating customs in south korea

Outside of office hours, Kang would then find ways to watch American and South Korean films under the radar of the authorities, watching everything from American action movies with Stephen Seigel to films with Jackie Chan and Bruce Lee.“You can be killed for watching American or South Korean films or dramas.“There is one bowling alley in Pyongyang but I only went once because it was very expensive.They only accept American dollars which I had got from selling stuff on the black market,” he recalls.“Roller skating is popular but you can’t go on the streets and must go in a park.Ice-skating is also popular but there is only one place”.However, on this particular day, even these past-times were off limits.

But we would have food, drinking and singing and dancing all night and getting drunk and the party wouldn’t stop until sunshine”.Some people have pornography but if the government found them they would go directly to a camp.” Homosexuality is another taboo in North Korean society, so much so that Kang says there was no concept of it, let alone a word for it.“A man followed me and tried to touch me but at that time I didn’t know what gay was.“Everyone aged between 15 and 30 has to be in the union.I taught people North Korean culture and encouraged them not to listen to American pop music or watch dramas from South Korea and China”.

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