Performers hold up cards to form a portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a mass games performance. Photo: AP

From nuclear bombs to karaoke, North Korea’s Juche ideology infuses all aspects of life. But what does it mean?

  • Juche is even used to count the passing years: this year is Juche 108, because it’s been 108 years since national founder Kim Il-sung was born
  • Although it’s been around for decades, some observers believe Juche has been embraced in recent years with renewed vigour by Kim Jong-un
Topic |   North Korea

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Performers hold up cards to form a portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a mass games performance. Photo: AP
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