Offbeat The North Korean Olympic cheerleaders have gone viral

09:37  12 february  2018
09:37  12 february  2018 Source:   MSN

North Korean Cheerleader Speaks Out

  North Korean Cheerleader Speaks Out “We were not just there to cheer, we were told to go into the heart of the enemy,” she said.Pyongyang sent 22 athletes to the Olympics, and more than 200 cheerleaders to accompany them. Little was known about the North Korean cheerleaders except that they were carefully vetted and trained to ensure that they wouldn’t flee during their trip south. In an interview with the BBC, a former cheerleader, a defector who escaped to South Korea several years ago, sheds light on the intensive psychological training the women undergo in order to join “the army of beauties.

North Korean cheerleaders have taken the Winter Olympics by storm thanks to their choreographed routines. The 75-strong group, which have been dubbed "the army of beauties", sing their own songs in unison from the stands complete with actions.

Viral . News Headlines. The cheerleaders represent an advance party of high-level officials from the North Korean regime who are set to attend the Winter Games. North Korea has 22 athletes competing in the Winter Olympics but has also sent artists and a cheerleading squad.

a group of people posing for the camera© Provided by Independent Print Limited North Korean cheerleaders have taken the Winter Olympics by storm thanks to their choreographed routines.

The 75-strong group, which have been dubbed "the army of beauties", sing their own songs in unison from the stands complete with actions.

Many people who were in attendance at both the speed skating and ice hockey events in Pyeongchang captured several mesmerising videos of the singers.

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