If you are a cryptic keen and adventurer without plans for April 2019, maybe you can combine your two passions and participate in the first Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference to be held in North Korea.
In a press release published on the official website of the communist country, the Korean Friendship Association announced that preparations are under way to open the doors of Korea to investors and crypto fans all over the world to visit Pyongyang and share the their experiences.
The event will last 8 days and classes will be held at the North Korean Science and Technology Complex. However, the itinerary includes visits to different locations such as the Great People's Study House, the Korean War Museum, the University of Foreign Languages of Pyongyang, Kaeson, the North-South Korean Border and even a brewery.
The organizational team is aware of the country's reputation and in a FAQ touches on specific topics that may be of interest to Westerners, especially in terms of security and freedom of speech:
– The DPRK can be considered the safest country in the world. As long as you have common sense and respect for the culture and beliefs of other nations, you will always be welcome and enjoy as thousands of friends we have hosted over the past 28 years and engaged in cultural, sports, science or relationships. business.
According to the announcement, the organizational team is Mr. Alejandro Cao de Benos, special delegate for the Committee on Cultural Relations and President of the Korean Friendship Association (KFA), and Chris Emms, Blockchain and Crypto, founder of Token Key and professor in several important events related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies.
Blockchain / Crypto Conference in the Pyongyang Science and Technology Complex, from 18 to 25 April 2019 https://t.co/HRgJlf2pGI pic.twitter.com/iuKtRvK4We
– Alejandro Cao (@DPRK_CAODEBENOS) November 20, 2018
The admission ticket costs 3300 euros per person and includes China – North Korea – China flights, accommodation, transport and food. The event will begin on April 18, 2019 and end on April 25, 2019. But beware: no journalist or distribution of "any mass-produced propaganda or digital / printed material against the dignity of the Republic" is allowed. In addition, people from South Korea, Japan and Israel can not participate in the event.
The Americans, however, "are welcome to apply"