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DPRK Mass Games 2009

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Rungrado May Day Stadium with a seating capacity of 150,000 - the largest in the world
Rungrado May Day Stadium with a seating capacity of 150,000 - the largest in the world
Illuminated fountain in front of Rungrado May Day Stadium
Illuminated fountain in front of Rungrado May Day Stadium
Illuminated fountain, Rungrado May Day Stadium, Pyongyang
Illuminated fountain, Rungrado May Day Stadium, Pyongyang
Giant illuminated statue of a Kimjongilia, a flower developed for the Dear Leader's birthday in 1988
Giant illuminated statue of a Kimjongilia, a flower developed for the Dear Leader's birthday in 1988
Rungrado May Day Stadium, site of the Mass Gymnastic and Artistic Performance Arirang (Mass Games)
Rungrado May Day Stadium, site of the Mass Gymnastic and Artistic Performance "Arirang" (Mass Games)
Rungrado May Day Stadium (completed 1989) Pyongyang, North Korea
Rungrado May Day Stadium (completed 1989) Pyongyang, North Korea
The Mass Games for 2009 are being held from August through early October
The Mass Games for 2009 are being held from August through early October
Panorama of the Rungrado May Day Stadium, Pyongyang - capacity 150,000
Panorama of the Rungrado May Day Stadium, Pyongyang - capacity 150,000
150 euro foreigner-rate First Class ticket to the Mass Games
150 euro foreigner-rate First Class ticket to the Mass Games
A glimpse inside at the packed stadium
A glimpse inside at the packed stadium
On the opposite side of the stadium from the spectators are ca. 17,000 13-14 year old students
On the opposite side of the stadium from the spectators are ca. 17,000 13-14 year old students
The flag bearers enter the field - our guide said that's the easiest job here
The flag bearers enter the field - our guide said that's the easiest job here
Each of the students has a book of numbered flip cards
Each of the students has a book of numbered flip cards
The colored flip cards are used to make giant changing images
The colored flip cards are used to make giant changing images
The students warm up with test patterns before the start of Ariang
The students warm up with "test patterns" before the start of Ariang
The effect is amazing with foot stomping and yelling
The effect is amazing with foot stomping and yelling
The names of the school districts where the students are from
The names of the school districts where the students are from
The opening scene to the mass games Arirang
The opening scene to the mass games "Arirang"
Panoramaic view of the opening backdrop scene of Arirang
Panoramaic view of the opening backdrop scene of Arirang
Detail of the opening backdrop from the Arirang Mass Games
Detail of the opening backdrop from the Arirang Mass Games
Using white cards creates a giant movie screen
Using white cards creates a giant movie screen
Movie sequence in the opening scene of Arirang
Movie sequence in the opening scene of Arirang
A soloist sing Arirang the Korean folk song our guide Kim Song Sim taught us
A soloist sing Arirang the Korean folk song our guide Kim Song Sim taught us
Arirang opening scene - Dawn
Arirang opening scene - Dawn
Arirang opening scene - Sunrise
Arirang opening scene - Sunrise
There are well over 1000 performers in each scene
There are well over 1000 performers in each scene
The guide said each individual only performs in one scene
The guide said each individual only performs in one scene
Formation of the rising sun
Formation of the rising sun
Arirang opening scene
Arirang opening scene
Arirang
"Arirang"
Arirang Chapter 1 - Country with sadness, 1905
Arirang Chapter 1 - "Country with sadness, 1905"
This scene portrays Korean history from 1905 to the founding of the DPRK in 1948
This scene portrays Korean history from 1905 to the founding of the DPRK in 1948
Arirang Mass Games scene 2
Arirang Mass Games scene 2
The light of Kim Il Sung (a bit like the Star of Bethlehem
The light of Kim Il Sung (a bit like the Star of Bethlehem"
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
The illumination of the torch - the light of Kim Il Sung
The illumination of the torch - the light of Kim Il Sung
Communists under the red banner arrive from the north
Communists under the red banner arrive from the north
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
This scene was very energetic
This scene was very energetic
Let's keep the vow we made. We have one goal
"Let's keep the vow we made. We have one goal"
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Our great comrade, Kim Hyuk
"Our great comrade, Kim Hyuk"
Performers with red flags
Performers with red flags
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Loving your comrade (tong chi) is the first step of our party's goal
"Loving your comrade (tong chi) is the first step of our party's goal"
Thousands of people but one heart
"Thousands of people but one heart"
Korean word for Independence
Korean word for "Independence"
Korean word for Independence
Korean word for "Independence"
Korean word for Independence
Korean word for "Independence"
Arirang Mass Games scene 3
Arirang Mass Games scene 3
The Korean national flower
The Korean national flower
24 women forming a flower
24 women forming a flower
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
...the back drop is changing...
...the back drop is changing...
1000 dancers in front of the Arch of Triumph
1000 dancers in front of the Arch of Triumph
Pyongyang Arch of Triumph - victory over Japan
Pyongyang Arch of Triumph - victory over Japan
From Mankyungdae to Gaesunmoon is a bloody road
"From Mankyungdae to Gaesunmoon is a bloody road"
Arirang Mass Games
Arirang Mass Games
1948 - the founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
1948 - the founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK flag
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK flag
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK flag
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK flag
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK flag
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK flag
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK flag
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK flag
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK flag
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK flag
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK national emblem
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK national emblem
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK national emblem
Arirang Mass Games - DPRK national emblem
Arirang scene 4
Arirang scene 4
Snowy Road
"Snowy Road"
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NorthKoreaAug09 1541.jpg
The root of our army
"The root of our army"
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NorthKoreaAug09 1544.jpg
The root of our army
"The root of our army"
NorthKoreaAug09 1546.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1546.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1546a.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1546a.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1549.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1549.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1551.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1551.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1552.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1552.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1554.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1554.jpg
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NorthKoreaAug09 1555.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1556.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1556.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1557.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1557.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1560.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1560.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1561.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1561.jpg
With Parent's Love
"With Parent's Love"
...and at this point, Senior Guide Mr. Kim clapped loudly...
...and at this point, Senior Guide Mr. Kim clapped loudly...
NorthKoreaAug09 1565.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1565.jpg
Keep Creative
"Keep Creative"
Arirang Mass Games scene 5 Bright moon in my country
Arirang Mass Games scene 5 "Bright moon in my country"
NorthKoreaAug09 1570.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1570.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1571.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1571.jpg
Moon, moon, bright moon in my country
"Moon, moon, bright moon in my country"
NorthKoreaAug09 1577.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1577.jpg
Whereas Kim Il Sung is the sun, Kim Jong Il is the moon
Whereas Kim Il Sung is the sun, Kim Jong Il is the moon
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NorthKoreaAug09 1582.jpg
Anywhere there is a fight, we will be there
"Anywhere there is a fight, we will be there"
NorthKoreaAug09 1594.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1594.jpg
Make Choson's Peak Season
"Make Choson's Peak Season"
NorthKoreaAug09 1596.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1596.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1597.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1597.jpg
Arirang Mass Games scene 6 - children's gymnastic performance
Arirang Mass Games scene 6 - children's gymnastic performance
These are the 8 year olds
These are the 8 year olds
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NorthKoreaAug09 1604.jpg
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NorthKoreaAug09 1605.jpg
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NorthKoreaAug09 1606.jpg
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NorthKoreaAug09 1608.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1609.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1609.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1610.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1610.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1611.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1611.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1613.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1613.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1614.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1614.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1618.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1618.jpg
Blossom
"Blossom"
NorthKoreaAug09 1624.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1624.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1625.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1625.jpg
Thank you our father
"Thank you our father"
NorthKoreaAug09 1627.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1627.jpg
Arirang Mass Games scene 7 - energy/industry
Arirang Mass Games scene 7 - energy/industry
NorthKoreaAug09 1630.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1630.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1631.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1631.jpg
New country which just woke up from 50 years sleep
"New country which just woke up from 50 years sleep"
NorthKoreaAug09 1634.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1634.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1635.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1635.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1638.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1638.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1639.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1639.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1640.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1640.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1641.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1641.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1642.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1642.jpg
We have hydroelectric power everywhere
"We have hydroelectric power everywhere"
Gae Chun - Tae Sung Ho
"Gae Chun - Tae Sung Ho"
NorthKoreaAug09 1647.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1647.jpg
Strange looks of salt
"Strange looks of salt"
NorthKoreaAug09 1649.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1649.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1650.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1650.jpg
Arirang Mass Games scene 8 - Agriculture
Arirang Mass Games scene 8 - Agriculture
NorthKoreaAug09 1659.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1659.jpg
Let's turn the grass into meat
"Let's turn the grass into meat"
NorthKoreaAug09 1661.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1661.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1664.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1664.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1665.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1665.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1667.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1667.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1669.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1669.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1669a.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1669a.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1671.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1671.jpg
Arirang Mass Games scene 9 - traditional Korean culture
Arirang Mass Games scene 9 - traditional Korean culture
NorthKoreaAug09 1673.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1673.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1675.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1675.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1676.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1676.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1679.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1679.jpg
Let's create new products
"Let's create new products"
NorthKoreaAug09 1681.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1681.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1684.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1684.jpg
Silky lady in nangbyun
"Silky lady in nangbyun"
NorthKoreaAug09 1686.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1686.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1687.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1687.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1688.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1688.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1689.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1689.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1690.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1690.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1691.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1691.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1692.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1692.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1695.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1695.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1696.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1696.jpg
Lovely silky falls
"Lovely silky falls"
NorthKoreaAug09 1699.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1699.jpg
Arirant Mass Games scene 10 - 21st Century
Arirant Mass Games scene 10 - "21st Century"
Let's improve our science and technology
"Let's improve our science and technology"
Let's make our economy more modern
"Let's make our economy more modern"
NorthKoreaAug09 1706.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1706.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1707.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1707.jpg
New Creative Mind
"New Creative Mind"
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NorthKoreaAug09 1712.jpg
Being independent is our life
"Being independent is our life"
NorthKoreaAug09 1716.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1716.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1719.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1719.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1720.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1720.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1721.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1721.jpg
150 days of fighting
"150 days of fighting"
NorthKoreaAug09 1724.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1724.jpg
Big improvements, big changes
"Big improvements, big changes"
NorthKoreaAug09 1727.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1727.jpg
Goal year 2012, the 100th birthday of Kim Il Sung
Goal year 2012, the 100th birthday of Kim Il Sung
NorthKoreaAug09 1730.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1730.jpg
Strong country, great improvement
"Strong country, great improvement"
NorthKoreaAug09 1733.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1733.jpg
Arirang Mass Games scene 11 - Martial Arts
Arirang Mass Games scene 11 - Martial Arts
Wisdom of our country
"Wisdom of our country"
NorthKoreaAug09 1737.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1737.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1740.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1740.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1742.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1742.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1746.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1746.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1748.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1748.jpg
Thunderstorm from Jung Il Bong
"Thunderstorm from Jung Il Bong"
NorthKoreaAug09 1751.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1751.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1752.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1752.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1753.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1753.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1754.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1754.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1755.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1755.jpg
Victory of our thoughts
"Victory of our thoughts"
NorthKoreaAug09 1757.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1757.jpg
Let's speed our country's greatness
"Let's speed our country's greatness"
NorthKoreaAug09 1759.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1759.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1760.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1760.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1761.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1761.jpg
Arirang Mass Games scene 12 - Birth of Kim Jong Il at Mt. Paektu
Arirang Mass Games scene 12 - Birth of Kim Jong Il at Mt. Paektu
NorthKoreaAug09 1766.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1766.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1767.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1767.jpg
All the forest covered with snow
"All the forest covered with snow"
Home in spring
"Home in spring"
NorthKoreaAug09 1771.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1771.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1774.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1774.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1776.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1776.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1777.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1777.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1778.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1778.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1779.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1779.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1781.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1781.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1782.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1782.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1783.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1783.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1785.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1785.jpg
Arirang Mass Games scene 13 - Acrobatics
Arirang Mass Games scene 13 - Acrobatics
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NorthKoreaAug09 1792.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1793.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1793.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1794.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1794.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1796.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1796.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1805.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1805.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1806.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1806.jpg
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NorthKoreaAug09 1811.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1812.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1812.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1815.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1815.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1818.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1818.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1820.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1820.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1822.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1822.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1827.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1827.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1829.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1829.jpg
Arirang Mass Games scene 14 - Reunification
Arirang Mass Games scene 14 - Reunification
NorthKoreaAug09 1834.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1834.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1836.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1836.jpg
One mind, one behaviour
"One mind, one behaviour"
NorthKoreaAug09 1842.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1842.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1844.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1844.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1845.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1845.jpg
Military Demarcation Line
Military Demarcation Line
NorthKoreaAug09 1848.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1848.jpg
Our President's will was for the country to unite
"Our President's will was for the country to unite"
NorthKoreaAug09 1851.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1851.jpg
Make our country united
"Make our country united"
NorthKoreaAug09 1857.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1857.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1858.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1858.jpg
Pungseupdo (culture)
"Pungseupdo (culture)"
With our people
"With our people"
NorthKoreaAug09 1864.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1864.jpg
Arirang Mass Games - map of Korea
Arirang Mass Games - map of Korea
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NorthKoreaAug09 1865a.jpg
Map of Korea with the Monument to the Three Charters of National Reunification
Map of Korea with the Monument to the Three Charters of National Reunification
Monument to the Three Charters of National Reunification
Monument to the Three Charters of National Reunification
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NorthKoreaAug09 1868.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1870.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1870.jpg
Arirang Mass Games scene 15 - Arirang for 3000 km
Arirang Mass Games scene 15 - Arirang for 3000 km
NorthKoreaAug09 1873.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1873.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1875.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1875.jpg
Arirang for 3000 km
"Arirang for 3000 km"
Independent. Peace. Friendly
"Independent. Peace. Friendly"
NorthKoreaAug09 1881.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1881.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1882.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1882.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1883.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1883.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1884.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1884.jpg
Chosun goes to the world
"Chosun goes to the world"
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NorthKoreaAug09 1886.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1887.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1887.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1894.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1894.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1901.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1901.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1902.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1902.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1906.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1906.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1908.jpg
NorthKoreaAug09 1908.jpg
Panorama of the finale of the Ariang Mass Games, Rungrado May Day Stadium
Panorama of the finale of the Ariang Mass Games, Rungrado May Day Stadium
Some of the most genuine smiles and waves we got...a group of Mass Games performers leaving the stadium
Some of the most genuine smiles and waves we got...a group of Mass Games performers leaving the stadium
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