North Koreans enjoying a lighting festival to mark the 75th anniversary of Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP North Koreans enjoying a lighting festival to mark the 75th anniversary of Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
North Koreans enjoying a lighting festival to mark the 75th anniversary of Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP

Will Kim Jong-un show missiles and military might as North Korea marks a major holiday?

  • The Hermit Kingdom’s secretive leader is expected to use Workers’ Party anniversary celebrations to convey messages about the country’s direction
  • The celebrations could also contain clues as to the future direction of the North’s relations with the US, its main adversary, analysts said

Topic |   North Korea
North Koreans enjoying a lighting festival to mark the 75th anniversary of Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP North Koreans enjoying a lighting festival to mark the 75th anniversary of Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
North Koreans enjoying a lighting festival to mark the 75th anniversary of Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
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