SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will send an advance team of orchestra Saturday to South Korea for concerts during the South Korea-hosted Winter Olympics, South Korea's unification ministry said Friday.
The DPRK will dispatch the seven-member advance team via land route in the western region to South Korea to check facilities for two days through Sunday.
Pyongyang agreed Monday to send a 140-member orchestra for concerts in South Korea during the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games set to run from February to March in South Korea's eastern county of PyeongChang.
The DPRK notice was sent via the restored inter-Korean hotline of direct dialogue in the truce village of Panmunjom.
South Korea will send its reply after internal review, the Seoul ministry said.