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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Couple at a flower show in central Pyongyang

Image drawn from a long-term project on the DPRK (North Korea) depicting less-commonly shown aspects of daily life. Flower shows are not unusual on special occasions (in this instance the anniversary of the Workers' Party). The begonias are known as 'Kimjongilia' flowers, the orchids as 'Kimilsungia'.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Pyongyang, North Korea
Camera: X-E2
Copyright: © Fabian Muir