Video: N. Korean accordion players interpret 80′s hit “Take On Me”

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In this video, a quintet of North Korean accordion players perform a cover of the 1985 ballad "Take on Me" from the pop group A-ha. Specifically, the young musicians are from the Kum Song School, Pyongyang, North Korea.

The musicians are part of the multi-genre project "THE PROMISED LAND" by director and artist Morten Traavik, which opens next week at the international arts and culture festival Barents Spektakel in Kirkenes, Norway.

The cover version makes more sense in this context, as A-ha's members are originally also from Norway. You can watch the original music video here.

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