North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress

North Korea's holds its first congress of the country's ruling Workers' Party in 36 years

FP Staff May 11, 2016 11:56:44 IST
North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress
North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress

Fireworks explode over participants carrying torches during a torchlight procession in the capital's main ceremonial square, a day after the ruling Workers' Party of Korea party wrapped up its first congress in 36 years, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Reuters

North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress

Participants carry torches and a picture of former North Korean leader Kim Il Sung during a torchlight procession in the capital's main ceremonial square. Reuters

North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Workers' Party Congress in Pyongyang. Reuters

North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress

A general view shows the Workers' Party Congress in Pyongyang. Reuters

North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress

Fireworks explode over participants in a mass dance in the capital's main ceremonial square, a day after the ruling Workers' Party of Korea party wrapped up its first congress in 36 years, in Pyongyang. Reuters

North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress

People participate in a mass dance in the capital's main ceremonial square. Reuters

North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress

People participate in a mass dance in the capital's main ceremonial square. Reuters

North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress

People participate in a mass dance in the capital's main ceremonial square, a day after the ruling Workers' Party of Korea party wrapped up its first congress in 36 years. Reuters

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