The North Korean dictator Kim Il-Sung gets a comic book makeover.
North Korean banknotes aren’t much use for buying anything, but if you’re German artist … Read More
Injustice League Of North Korea is a series of defaced North Korean currency by German artist and designer Aslan Malik showing political leader Kim Il-sung (1912-1994) on the 100, 1,000 and 5,000 won banknotes reimagined as a Justice League comic book villain. images via Aslan Malik
? While North Korea was celebrating the 101st birthday of founder Kim Il-sung, people in South Korea were protesting against North Korea. Consequently, North Korea “has issued new threats against South Korea, vowing ‘sledgehammer blows’...Show More Summary
North Koreans celebrated the 101st anniversary of the birth of the country’s founder, Kim Il-sung. Koreans attended concerts and paid homage to the dead dictator. There had been speculation that Pyongyang might use the occasion to conduct a missile test. … Continue reading ?
Thousands celebrate Kim Il-sung's birth in capital Pyongyang, as tensions continue over the country's nuclear programme.
N. Korea keeps world guessing on birthday plans (via AFP) All eyes are on North Korea on Monday to see if it marks the birthday of late founder Kim Il-Sung with an expected missile launch, despite tension-reducing noises from Seoul and Washington. North Korea has a habit of linking high-profile military tests with key dates [...]
Even though North Korea is going to blow the world up any day now, the country still hosted an international marathon as part of a national holiday celebrating the birth of its founder, Kim Il-sung. Read more...
"North Korea is not a State -- it's a cult." -- Former North Korean spy Kim Hyun-hee, quoted by the Daily Mail, on how she was taught "that our leader, Kim Il-sung, was a God."
Seriously, now. What would the "Eternal President" Kim Il-Sung think about this?! [ more › ]
North Korean officials have made a posthumous award to a 14-year-old girl who drowned in a flood as she was trying to save portraits of leaders Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il, official media reported on Wednesday.
Skateboarder Patrik Wallner snuck some video footage of North Korea around the time of the 100th birthday celebrations for its deceased ruler Kim Il-Sung. His footage shines a vivid and personal light on what’s otherwise a very concealed and distant nation. No related posts. No related posts.
Skate filmmaker and VisualTraveler Patrik Wallner was in North Korea to skateboard, however, on April 15, 2012 he and his crew got caught up in the birthday celebrations for great leader Kim Il-sung’s birthday, according to a story in The Atlantic. Prohibited from skating, a crew of videomakers traveling in Pyongyang turned their cameras on [...]
Visualtraveling recently traveled to North Korea to document the celebration of Kim Il-Sung’s 100th Birthday. Traveling to the Hermit Kingdom is already bizarre enough, but when we heard that North Korea would be celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the Great Leader & eternal president, Kim Il-sung, there was no way to let such an [...]
I was in North Korea last week for the celebrations of the late Great Leader Kim Il-sung's 100th birthday.
(vimeo link) Patrik Wallner visited North Korea earlier this month, and was there for the commemoration of the 100th birthday of North Korea’s first leader, Kim Il-Sung, the grandfather of the current ruler. The footage for this video was recorded in Pyongyang on April 15th. North Korea sure knows how to throw a (Communist) party! [...]
An excellent video by a skateboarder who happened to travel to North Korea during Kim Il-Sung's 100th birthday. You wonder how many of these people are just faking it in order to avoid a firing squad.
Photographer Patrick Wallner of Visual Traveling takes us inside the fascinating and surprisingly colorful world of Pyongyang, North Korea as he traveled there to do some skateboarding. Link More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: LAPD Happy BirthdayHappy Birthday, Post-itHappy (Belated) Birthday, Maru!Empire: Birthday PortfolioSouth Pole Surprise
A woman weeps and sings a song about North Korean leader 2. North Koreans dance in Kim il-Sung square during celebrations 3. North Korean students dance at an evening party and performance 4. A North Korean military choir sings during the celebratory … Continue reading ?
DigitalGlobe satellites captured the North Korea’s military parade held on April 15, marking the 100th anniversary of Kim Il-Sung’s birthday. It was an event that featured the first public address of the country's new leader and a display of their military.