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Korea Club with Jang Jin-sung
Date and Time:
February 03, 2015 06:30 pm ~ February 03, 2015 09:00 pm
Location:
Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant 8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
Speakers:
Jang Jin-sung
Host Organization:

 

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Korea Club with Jang Jin-sung


Tuesday | February 3, 2015
6:30 pm–9:00 pm

 

Separate and Divisible:
North Korea's Leader and the North Korean People

 


Guest Speaker:

 

Jang Jin-sung
North Korean Defector
Editor-in-Chief of New Focus International
Author of Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee - A Look Inside North Korea

 

Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant
8240 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182

 


The Korea Club met on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 and featured Jang Jin-sung who will give a presentation entitled Separate and Divisible: North Korea's Leader and the North Korean People".

 

 

 

 

 

Jang Jin-sung was a propaganda poet for North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. Since leaving the country, he has become a bestselling author. He has been awarded the Rex Warner Literary Prize and read his poetry at London’s Cultural Olympiad in 2012. He now lives in South Korea and is editor-in-chief of New Focus International, an authoritative website reporting on North Korea.

 

 

 

 

 


Korea Club Directors

 

Jim Kelman (KUSCO)         Greg Scarlatoiu (HRNK)          Linda Butcher (KEI)
       (703) 568-6987                      (202) 499-7973                      (857) 373-9110

 

 

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