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performers taking part in the Arirang Mass Games in Pyongyang, North Korea
July 18, 2014

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Thousands of performers dance in unity at the Arirang Mass Games in Pyongyang, North Korea. In the background, schoolchildren hold colored booklets to create each “pixel” of the nation’s flag. The two-month-long festival depicts the story of North Korea through gymnastic and artistic expression.

This photo and caption were submitted to the 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Winners will be announced July 31.

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Photograph by Nicola Chilton

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