Children of North Korea

Everyone knows that North Korea is a country closed for prying eyes. Very rarely have an opportunity to look behind the “iron curtain” to see how its citizens live in reality.
With these photos, you can learn a little more about the younger generation of North Korea – the local kids, how they relax and have fun.

North Korean children stand after snowfall along the banks of the Yalu River, near the North Korean Sakchu County, December 17, 2014. Picture taken on the China side of the Yalu River. (Photo by Jacky Chen/Reuters)

North Korean children stand after snowfall along the banks of the Yalu River, near the North Korean Sakchu County, December 17, 2014. Picture taken on the China side of the Yalu River. (Photo by Jacky Chen/Reuters)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) visits the Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage on New Years Day in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang January 2, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) visits the Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage on New Years Day in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang January 2, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) poses for a picture with children during a visit to the Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage on New Year's Day in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang January 2, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) poses for a picture with children during a visit to the Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage on New Year’s Day in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang January 2, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) visits the Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage on New Year's Day in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang January 2, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (L) visits the Pyongyang Baby Home and Orphanage on New Year’s Day in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang January 2, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Koreans celebrate Lunar New Year in this February 19, 2015 photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 19, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Koreans celebrate Lunar New Year in this February 19, 2015 photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 19, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean students practice playing their musical instruments at the Moranbong or Moran Hill, Thursday, July 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP Photo)

North Korean students practice playing their musical instruments at the Moranbong or Moran Hill, Thursday, July 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP Photo)

North Korean students practice Taekwondo at the Moranbong or Moran Hill in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Even in Pyongyang, people need a place to relax and unwind. With the heat and humidity of the Pyongyang summer now setting in, one of the most popular is Moranbong, Moran Hill, just a short walk from Pyongyang's iconic Kim Il Sung Square that is famous for its shady walking paths, vistas of the city and grassy fields. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP Photo)

North Korean students practice Taekwondo at the Moranbong or Moran Hill in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Even in Pyongyang, people need a place to relax and unwind. With the heat and humidity of the Pyongyang summer now setting in, one of the most popular is Moranbong, Moran Hill, just a short walk from Pyongyang’s iconic Kim Il Sung Square that is famous for its shady walking paths, vistas of the city and grassy fields. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP Photo)

In this June 20, 2014 photo, young North Korean schoolchildren help to fix pot holes in a rural road in North Korea's North Hamgyong province. (Photo by David Guttenfelder/AP Photo)

In this June 20, 2014 photo, young North Korean schoolchildren help to fix pot holes in a rural road in North Korea’s North Hamgyong province. (Photo by David Guttenfelder/AP Photo)

North Korean children wave during their trip on the Yalu River in Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 15, 2013. (Photo by Jacky Chen/Reuters)

North Korean children wave during their trip on the Yalu River in Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 15, 2013. (Photo by Jacky Chen/Reuters)

A North Korean boy skates on the ice of the Yalu River at the border to China near the North Korean city of Hyesan December 1, 2008. (Photo by Reinhard Krause/Reuters)

A North Korean boy skates on the ice of the Yalu River at the border to China near the North Korean city of Hyesan December 1, 2008. (Photo by Reinhard Krause/Reuters)

The new school year of 2015-2016 began in the DPRK with due ceremonies at schools in Pyongyang, in this undated photo released April 1, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

The new school year of 2015-2016 began in the DPRK with due ceremonies at schools in Pyongyang, in this undated photo released April 1, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean students carrying guns parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War at Kim Il-sung Square, in Pyongyang July 27, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)

North Korean students carrying guns parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War at Kim Il-sung Square, in Pyongyang July 27, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)

Laborers and youth visit Munsu Water Park during a continued period of hot weather in Pyongyang August 8, 2014. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

Laborers and youth visit Munsu Water Park during a continued period of hot weather in Pyongyang August 8, 2014. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean students use different colored cardboard to form a picture of a child in uniform as a background during a mass gymnastic and artistic performance “Arirang”, in Pyongyang July 26, 2013. The games are the world's biggest choreographed extravaganza, part circus act, part rhythmic gymnastics floor, with plenty of reverence for the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)

North Korean students use different colored cardboard to form a picture of a child in uniform as a background during a mass gymnastic and artistic performance “Arirang”, in Pyongyang July 26, 2013. The games are the world’s biggest choreographed extravaganza, part circus act, part rhythmic gymnastics floor, with plenty of reverence for the late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)

The new school year began in the DPRK with due ceremonies at schools. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

The new school year began in the DPRK with due ceremonies at schools. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean children wave to people on a Chinese tourist boat on the banks of Yalu River near the Chongsong county of North Korea, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 8, 2011. (Photo by Jacky Chen/Reuters)

North Korean children wave to people on a Chinese tourist boat on the banks of Yalu River near the Chongsong county of North Korea, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 8, 2011. (Photo by Jacky Chen/Reuters)

A North Korean boy holds a spade in a corn field in area damaged by floods and typhoons in the Soksa-Ri collective farm in the South Hwanghae province September 29, 2011. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

A North Korean boy holds a spade in a corn field in area damaged by floods and typhoons in the Soksa-Ri collective farm in the South Hwanghae province September 29, 2011. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits Mangyongdae Revolutionary School on the occasion of the 68th anniversary of the founding of the Korean Children's Union. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits Mangyongdae Revolutionary School on the occasion of the 68th anniversary of the founding of the Korean Children’s Union. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean students travel in a school bus in Pyongyang July 25, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)

North Korean students travel in a school bus in Pyongyang July 25, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)

North Korean children and their parents wave to Chinese residents as they take a tour on a boat to celebrate International Children's Day on the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, June 1, 2011. (Photo by Jacky Chen/Reuters)

North Korean children and their parents wave to Chinese residents as they take a tour on a boat to celebrate International Children’s Day on the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, June 1, 2011. (Photo by Jacky Chen/Reuters)

North Koreans mourn their deceased leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang December 27, 2011. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Koreans mourn their deceased leader Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang December 27, 2011. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean students bow in front of Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, where the embalmed bodies of North Korea's founding leader Kim Il-sung and his son Kim Jong-il lie in state, in Pyongyang July 25, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)

North Korean students bow in front of Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, where the embalmed bodies of North Korea’s founding leader Kim Il-sung and his son Kim Jong-il lie in state, in Pyongyang July 25, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lee/Reuters)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plays with children during a visit to the Taesongsan General Hospital in Pyongyang May 19, 2014. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plays with children during a visit to the Taesongsan General Hospital in Pyongyang May 19, 2014. (Photo by Reuters/KCNA)

A North Korean child waits to be examined for possible signs of malnutrition in an orphanage in an area damaged by summer floods and typhoons in South Hwanghae province, October 1, 2011. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

A North Korean child waits to be examined for possible signs of malnutrition in an orphanage in an area damaged by summer floods and typhoons in South Hwanghae province, October 1, 2011. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

A woman carries a boy dressed in a North Korean army uniform at the Party Foundation Monument in Pyongyang October 11, 2010. (Photo by Petar Kujundzic/Reuters)

A woman carries a boy dressed in a North Korean army uniform at the Party Foundation Monument in Pyongyang October 11, 2010. (Photo by Petar Kujundzic/Reuters)

Girls sit backstage before their performance at a local school in Rason city, northeast of Pyongyang, August 29, 2011. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

Girls sit backstage before their performance at a local school in Rason city, northeast of Pyongyang, August 29, 2011. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)

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