I have received a collection of high resolution images from the 75th Workers’ Party Founding Day parade. These official state released photos were sent direct from Pyongyang and are made available for viewing here.
북조선으로부터 75주년 로동당창건일 행사의 고해상도 사진을 받았습니다. 이 사진들은 북조선에서 공식적으로 배포한 사진으로서 직접 저에게 전달된 것으로, 이 곳에서 볼 수 있습니다.
Military Parade Marks Founding Anniversary of WPK
Pyongyang, October 10 (KCNA) — A military parade began in Kim Il Sung Square at 00:00hrs of October 10, the 75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea.
The Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un addresses the nation.
In his address, he extended heartfelt thanks and warmest congratulations to all the people in the country and the service personnel of the People’s Army who glorified the great October holiday with great successes and victories they achieved by breaking through unprecedentedly harsh trials with single-minded unity.
Expressing his will to preserve eternal security and future of the country and great people with strong military muscle and start the advance toward new development and prosperity with greater courage, optimism, enthusiasm and readiness, he ardently called for dynamically advancing toward a bright future of socialism and a new victory.
Kim Jong un made an emotional speech addressing the economic hardships caused by the sanctions, and recent typhoon destruction. The crowd responded with cheers of hurrah and were seen shedding tears in the live video coverage.
He also expressed his gratefulness that no North Korean citizen has yet contracted COVID-19 and he wished everyone around the world, including South Korea, stays healthy and overcomes COVID-19. He then mentions he hopes North and South will one day hold hands again.
The column of prototype tanks, a symbol and the iron fist of the militant power of the People’s Army, roared past the square led by Lieut. General Kim Ju Sam.
The column of the Red Flag First Company of the Intercontinental Ballistic Rocket led by Col. General Jang Chang Ha.
For the finale, the newest and largest strategic nuclear deterrence missiles entered the square led by Col. General Kim Jong Sik, and was welcomed with the exhilaration of a roaring crowd.
The aerial footage and photos of the parade were captured using a DJI Mavic 2.
I recently posted some North Korean photos on Facebook which I received through unofficial channels. Meaning these photos are not part of the official state media like the KCNA. I’m excited to be seeing stuff that isn’t already published on the internet. Especially since foreigners cannot currently visit due to COVID-19. 저는 최근 비공식경로를 통해서 받은 북조선의 사진을 페이스북에 올렸습니다. 말하자면 KCNA와 같은 국가공식매체로부터 받은 사진이 아니었습니다. 아직까지 인터넷을 통해 공개되지 않은 사진을 본다는 것은 매우 흥분되는 일이었습니다. 특별히 지금처럼 코로나바이러스로 인해 외국인들이 북조선을 방문할 수 없는 경우에는 더욱 그렇습니다.
Pyongyang used digital projection mapping technology that allows several projectors to cast gigantic, seamless videos across extremely large surfaces like a building. 이를 위해 평양에서는 여러개의 프로젝터를 이용해 건물의 외벽처럼 커다란 스크린에서도 이음새없이 거대한 영상을 상영할 수 있는 디지털영상 매핑기술을 사용하였다.