North Korea celebrated the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party with a military parade in Pyongyang's Kim Il-sung Square On 10th October 2015. It appeared to be the largest military parade the country has ever thrown. The crew visited Pyongyang during the celebration to discover what the extravagant military parade means for North Korea, as well as its latest development and future directions under the leadership of Kim Jong-un since 2011.
Our reporter arrives in Kim Il-sung Square to witness the extravaganza that features a myriad of military processions and performances. In Kim Jong-un’slive televised speech, he highlighted the importance of “the youth” for the country. On that particular night, tens of thousands of young students gathered on the square to pay respect to the Workers’ Party with a massive torchlight parade.
In the programme, our reporter observes the improvement of public facilities and lifestyle changes of North Koreans from the streets and train station. In order to take a look into the creation of entertainment and recreational facilities that is valued by Kim Jong-un, our reporter visits Pyongyang Folklore Park for a local-like experience before learning more about the country’s tourism development through different tourist attractions.