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The Paekche Festival - part 2
 
 
 
 


Waiting for the King -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


The King and Queen of the Paekche kingdom arrive -
- inspecting the new guard, and the defense of the city -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


- a closer view of the Royal couple -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


The big ceremonial drum is beaten -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


  The Commanding Officer of the Paekche army
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


  Obviously important people, - dressed like the King and Queen -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


The relieved soldiers now take a well deserved break before they go back on duty again -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


In all her splendor, - the Queen of Paekche
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


The Queen of Paekche
- take note of her very typical Paekche culture head gear -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


The King of Paekche
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


The Paekche King and his "advisor" -

I think that this "advisor" was the organizer and brain behind the whole show - - -
He seemed to be absolutely everywhere, directing the actors without taking directly part in the show himself, and if he really was the organizer of the whole act, I must say, that he did a splendid job! I enjoyed it VERY much! Thank you!!!
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


- and here the King again, - with one of the court ladies -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


The soldiers on the wall prepare for another changing of the guard ceremony -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


The Paekche King and Queen again, - with court ladies
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


And here the Paekche King with a foreign messenger , - ME -, from a friendly nation, - Denmark -, lying far, far away at the other side of the World, - flanked by the General of the army and a guard -
(Photography by one of the Royal staff of the Paekche Kingdom)
 
 
 


The King and Queen of Paekche, - surrounded by court ladies and a guard -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


The King and Queen of Paekche
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Obviously satisfied with his inspection of the defense of his fortress, - the King of Paekche and his Queen leave the wall of Kongsansong together with the General and the court ladies -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


A final view of the main gate of Kongsanson -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 


- and the manned fortress wall, - as dusk falls over the Kongsansong fortress -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


Finally, - a tribute to the man I think was the driving force and "Organizer" of the show -
- looking very happy after the great success -
At least he made an adventurous danishman , - the only foreigner present -, very happy and very busy for a couple of days
This was simply great fun, - and a great show -
"Thank You Kongju", - for letting me join!
(Photography by Karsten Petersen)
 
 

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