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    K-Pop Concert in North Korea Signals Further Thaw

    It’s a sign of harmony. A group of South Korean musicians, including K-pop band Red Velvet, gave a peace concert in Pyongyang Sunday, attended by Kim Jong Un and his wife. State media described the North Korean crowd clapping, cheering and singing along — and reported that Kim’s “heart swelled” and that he asked questions about the songs after the show. The performance coincided with South Korea and the U.S. beginning their annual joint military drills. A landmark summit between North and South Korea is set for April 27.

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