Arirang Mass Games Taekwondo

30,000 school children in perfect unison use personalized flip books to create the mass human mosaics of the Taekwondo arts pictured below.  These gigantic pictures displaying Korean cultural heritage and martial prowess are created by thousands of human pixels in what is the greatest performance spectacle in the world today – eat your heart out Beijing Olympics opening ceremony.    The pictures below represent just a small selection of human mosaic art from the mass flip book performances of the North Korean Arirang Mass Games.

Arirang Mass Games - North Korea

Arirang Mass Games - North Korea

Arirang Mass Games - North Korea

Arirang Mass Games - North Korea

Arirang Mass Games - North Korea

With flip book mosaics being shown in the stands, men on the stadium field perform Taekwondo moves.

Arirang Mass Games - North Korea

Arirang Mass Games - North Korea

All pictures above are from the Aug. 27th 2011 Arirang Mass Games at the Rungrado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea.  For more information please read the description of the Mass Games by Eric Lafforgue.

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4 responses

  1. I love your photos!

    November 10, 2011 at 6:11 pm

  2. Pingback: North Korean Mass Human Mosaics « An American in North Korea

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