If You're Going To North Korea…


…be sure to wear some flowers in your hair. And if you want to participate in the first official rock concert to be held in that worker's paradise, let's get clear on the groundrules for the battle of the bands:

A pro-North Korean organisation says it is inviting US and other Western musicians to perform at an unprecedented rock concert next year in Pyongyang — as long as they avoided sexy or violent lyrics.

Songs should not contain "admiration for war, sex, violence, murder, drug, rape, non-governmental society, imperialism, colonialism, racism and anti-socialism", organiser Voice of Korea said in a statement on its website.

"We welcome every musician as long as they are purely music-based without political intentions," it said Thursday.

More here.

I am not sure if any rock band will be able to appear.