China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo kicks off in Liaoning

Artists from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) stage a drum dance at the opening ceremony of the 2012 China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo in Dandong, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Oct. 12, 2012. The five-day event which kicked off here on Friday has attracted over 400 exhibitors. A DPRK delegation of about 500 members will attend the expo. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)

Dancers from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) give performance at the opening ceremony of the 2012 China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo in Dandong, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Oct. 12, 2012. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)

Artists from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) give performance at the opening ceremony of the 2012 China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo in Dandong, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Oct. 12, 2012. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)

Artists from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) give performance at the opening ceremony of the 2012 China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo in Dandong, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Oct. 12, 2012. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)

The opening ceremony of the 2012 China-DPRK Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism Expo is held in Dandong, northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Oct. 12, 2012. (Xinhua/Pan Yulong)