Tag Archives: DPRK

13 Observations about North Korea by a Western Visitor

By Marcel Cartier I had the unique opportunity to spend several days in three different parts of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, more commonly just referred to as “North” Korea. This was an exceptionally life-changing experience that challenged many of the pre-conceptions that myself and fellow western visitors who accompanied me from Beijing had […]

Kim Jong Un Has Photo Session with Airpersons of KPA

Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, had a photo session with the participants in the first meeting of airpersons of the KPA on April 17. Kim Jong Un warmly congratulated the participants […]

Eternal Banner of Victory Day for the DPRK – Day of the Sun

Eternal Banner of Victory

Our country is the great Paektusan nation that has been victorious generation after generation with the spirit and mettle of Mt.Paektu. Today we are greeting the Day of the Sun, the greatest holiday of the nation when the whole party, the entire army and all people are vigorously speeding up a general march united firmly […]

DPRK Commemorates “Day of the Shining Star”

Day of Shining Star

PYONGYANG – February 16 marks the anniversary of the birth of Kim Jong Il, father to the Democratic Republic of Korea’s current leader Kim Jong Un. Kim Jong Il was born on February 16, 1942 to President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Suk at the Paektusan Secret Camp. His birth date is now referred […]

People in the DPRK Celebrate New Year’s Day

DPRK People Celebrate New Year's Day

Pyongyang, January 1 (KCNA) — The people in the DPRK greeted the New Year Juche 103 (2014) with the display of fireworks here. Servicepersons and civilians, including schoolchildren, have visited the statues of the great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill to pay floral tribute to them on the New […]

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Fisheries Station

Pyongyang, December 16 (KCNA) — Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, gave field guidance to the August 25 Fisheries Station under KPA Unit 313. He visited the fisheries station on May 27 and asked […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Bier of Late Kim Kuk Thae

Kim Jong Un Visits Bier of Late Kim Kuk Thae

Pyongyang, December 16 (KCNA) — Supreme leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday visited the bier of Kim Kuk Thae, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, deputy to the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK and chairman of the Control Commission of the WPK Central Committee, and […]

Collective Technical Workshop Held in Pyongyang, DPRK

Collective Technical Workshop Held

A collective and technical workshop was held in Pyongyang, DPRK for officials in the field of construction in Pyongyang from Dec. 10th to 12th It dealt with the theoretical and practical issues arising in deeply grasping the undying feats performed by President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il in the field of construction and […]

Ice Hockey Matches for DPRK Championships Close

Ice Hockey North Korea

The ice hockey matches for the DPRK Championships closed this past Saturday. Four teams (men’s and women’s) which won in the first league matches competed in the second league matches to decide final standings. In the men’s event the Pyongyang Railway Bureau Sports Team came first and the Taesongsan Sports Team and the Ministry of Fisheries […]

A Brief Article on the Korean Friendship Association USA

KFA USA

Hello everyone, First of all, thank you all for visiting our website, reading all of our posts and watching many of our YouTube videos. I wanted to take the time to clear some things up for our global network of friends and also to the newcomers that are just now visiting our website here. Let me explain […]

Foundation of Socialism: A Descriptive Article

The socialist society is one in which all the people are finally freed from all their fetters and they become the fully-fledged masters of nature, society and themselv

The socialist society is one in which all the people are finally freed from all their fetters and they become the fully-fledged masters of nature, society and themselves. In the society all the members of the society become fully-fledged social beings who are comprehensively equipped with an independent ideological consciousness and the creativity to suit […]

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Shipyard

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Shipyard

Pyongyang, November 1 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), gave field guidance to the shipyard managed by Ju Song Ho. He went round various places of the shipyard […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Construction Site of Ski Resort on Masik Pass

Kim Jong Un Visits Construction Site of Ski Resort on Masik Pass

  Pyongyang, November 2 (KCNA) — Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, visited again the Ski Resort on Masik Pass. First he went round the hotel which was built in a peculiar […]

Kim Jong Un Enjoys Art Performance of Servicepersons

Kim Jong Un Enjoys Art Performance of Servicepersons

Pyongyang, October 27 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, enjoyed a performance given by those who proved successful in the 36th Art Festival of KPA Servicepersons. […]

Kim Jong Un Guides Shooting Contest of Participants in KPA Meeting

Kim Jong Un Guides Shooting Contest of Participants in KPA Meeting

  Pyongyang, October 29 (KCNA) — Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, guided the shooting contest of the participants in the 4th meeting of the company commanders and political instructors of the […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Mirim Riding Club

Kim Jong Un Visits Mirim Riding Club

Pyongyang, October 20 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, visited the Mirim Riding Club built as a monumental edifice in the era of the WPK. He went round the room […]

April 2014 KFA Travel Delegation

The Anniversary of the Great Leader Kim Il Sung

KFA Delegation to North Korea Now Available in April 2014 – The Anniversary of the Great Leader Kim Il Sung Travel Dates: April 12th-19th 2014 (8 days / 7 nights) The Korean Friendship Association (KFA) organizes a trip to the DPRK (North Korea) from 12th April to 19th April 2014 on the special occasion of […]

Munsu Water Park Completed

Munsu Water Park Completed

  Pyongyang, October 15 (KCNA) — The Munsu Water Park, monumental edifice for the people, was splendidly built in Pyongyang. The large water park sprang up on the picturesque bank of the Taedong River thanks to the noble outlook of Marshal Kim Jong Un on the people and future. It is the people’s leisure complex […]

DPRK’s Rapid Development in Weightlifting Event

Pyongyang, October 17 (KCNA) — In recent years weightlifters of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea have made good results in international tournaments. The DPRK won three gold and one other medals in the weightlifting event of the 2012 London Olympiad and 28 medals, including 15 gold medals, in the 2013 Asian Weightlifting Championship. It […]