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North Korean Accordion Generation
A part of "TOP-10 Most Interesting North Korea Facts. Part 1"

In 1990th every teacher in North Korea had to play accordion, as it was considered to a be the “people's instrument”.

If you wanted to be a teacher in North Korea in 1990th, you had to play the accordion. As for me, it's a very strange rule. I mean, there are a lot of other nice instruments, and more popular too. But apparently, the authorities considered it to be the "people's instrument" as it is easy to carry along the day while working. But I still don't understand, how can people work and play the accordion at the same time. And, what's more important, what for…