The picture of a conductor sporting a T-shirt with the picture of chief Kim Jong Un triggered a stir in each home and worldwide media.
On October 11, on the opening of a protection exhibition attended by chief Kim Jong Un, a picture caught the general public’s consideration – a conductor sporting a T-shirt (t-shirt) with Mr. Jong Un. The video exhibiting this conductor was broadcast by the Korean Central Television (KCTV) a day later.
Why does somebody sporting a T-shirt with Kim Jong Un’s image on it appeal to consideration?
In the video, the conductor is sporting a white t-shirt and pants. On that T-shirt is the picture of Kim Jong Un printed in black and white. Some different opinions stated that it’s probably that different members of the orchestra additionally put on the identical T-shirt, however as a result of angle of the digital camera, it’s not possible to substantiate instantly.
Rachel Minyoung Lee (an analyst at 38 North specializing in North Korea based mostly within the US) stated: “It is extremely rare for North Korea to produce clothes with the image of leader Kim, and it is unprecedented. It happened before.” Therefore, it’s unprecedented for somebody to put on a shirt with Kim Jong Un’s picture on it.
Ms. Lee continued: “Photos and portraits of the Kim leaders are considered very sacred in North Korea. They must not be scribbled, folded or damaged in any way. So I give that the t-shirt these people are wearing is for a special event, and cannot be worn or washed on a daily basis like regular clothing.”
This protection exhibition is a part of a sequence of actions to rejoice the founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea on October 10. The occasion was in contrast by North Korean state media to “a large-scale military parade”.
Kim Jong Un used to embargo what fashion of costume and coiffure?
Kim Jong Un banned skinny denims, mullet hairstyles and sure physique piercings as a result of they’re symbols of the “capitalist lifestyle”.
In addition, messy and dyed hair can be not allowed (in response to paperwork printed by the Socialist Patriotic Youth Federation). Members of this state-run group typically act as nationwide “fashion police”. Their job is to steadily cut back the best way North Koreans costume, selecting hairstyles that look too “foreign”.
Nose and lip piercings and branded T-shirts are additionally banned, in response to Metro newspaper from the UK.