North Korea celebrates 'Day of the Sun'

Posted : 2022-04-18 08:22 Updated : 2022-04-21 07:09
In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, attends a parade to celebrate the 110th birth anniversary of its late founder Kim Il Sung, at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Friday, April 15, 2022. AP

A photo released by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows a national meeting and a public procession of Pyongyang citizens marking the 110th birth anniversary of the country's late founder, Kim Il Sung, at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, 15 April 2022 (issued 16 April 2022). EPA

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves from balcony as he attends a parade to celebrate the 110th birth anniversary of its late founder Kim Il Sung, at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Friday, April 15, 2022. AP

People pay tribute to the statues of late North Korean leaders, Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in the celebration of 110th birth anniversary of state founder Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday, April 15, 2022. AP

People lay bouquets of flowers at the statues of late North Korean leaders, Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in the Mansudae Art Studio in the celebration of 110th birth anniversary of the state founder Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, on Friday, April 15, 2022. AP

People walk in the street decorated with posters marking the 110th birth anniversary of late state founder Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, North Korea Friday, April 15, 2022. The poster says "The leader is father of the socialist Korea!" AP

A woman pushes a baby on a stroller in front of the posters marking the 110th birth anniversary of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, DPRK, on Friday, April 15, 2022. The poster says "Father of Nation". AP

People dance in the celebration of the birth anniversary of late state founder Kim Il Sung, at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, April 15, 2022. AP

People dance in the celebration of the birth anniversary of late state founder Kim Il Sung, at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Friday, April 15, 2022. AP

Students and youth attend a dancing party in celebration of the 110th birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung, known as 'Day of the Sun', at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on April 15, 2022. AFP

Students and youth attend a dancing party in celebration of the 110th birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung, known as 'Day of the Sun', at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on April 15, 2022. AFP

Students and youth attend a dancing party in celebration of the 110th birth anniversary of its late founder Kim Il Sung at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Friday, April 15, 2022. AP

People watch a dancing party of youth and students in celebration of the 110th birth anniversary of its late founder Kim Il Sung at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Friday, April 15, 2022. AP

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, citizens watch a fireworks display to celebrate the 110th birth anniversary of its late founder Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea Friday, April 15, 2022. AP

Citizens visit a light festival in celebration of 110th birth anniversary of their late leader Kim Il Sung at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Thursday, April 14, 2022. The lighting letters read "We are the happiest in the world." AP

Citizens take a photo at a light festival in celebration of 110th birth anniversary of their late leader Kim Il Sung at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Thursday, April 14, 2022. AP

Citizens visit a light festival in celebration of 110th birth anniversary of their late leader Kim Il Sung at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Thursday, April 14, 2022. AP

In this photo taken on April 14, 2022, people visit the Light Festival to celebrate the 110th birth anniversary of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang. AFP

In this photo taken on April 14, 2022, people visit the Light Festival to celebrate the 110th birth anniversary of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang. AFP

Citizens visit a light festival in celebration of 110th birth anniversary of their late leader Kim Il Sung at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Thursday, April 14, 2022. AP

A photo released by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows Kim Jong Un (C), general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, as he watched the test-fire of a new-type tactical guided weapon from an undisclosed location, realeased on 17 April 2022. EPA

A photo released by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the test-fire of a new-type tactical guided weapon from an undisclosed location, realeased on 17 April 2022. EPA

A photo released by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the impact from a new-type tactical guided weapon during a test-fire from an undisclosed location, realeased on 17 April 2022.

A photo released by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows Kim Jong Un (C), general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and supreme commander of the armed forces of the DPRK, as he watched the test-fire of a new-type tactical guided weapon from an undisclosed location, realeased on 17 April 2022. EPA