Photo Story of North Korea

Political structure of North Korea keeps its citizens and even foreigners under control. Nevertheless journalist Lars Bech able to do this report on the life of North Koreans. [21 Shots]

Photo Story of North Korea
1. Night Pyongyang. (Lars Bech)

Photo Story of North Korea
2 The inhabitants of the country does not know about mobile phones and the Internet, they practically do not know what is happening in their country. Not to mention the outside world. (Lars Bech)

Photo Story of North Korea
3. The late head of North Korea's Kim Il Sung is the center of worship, unseen in other countries. People still adores him, and even nine years after his death still has stripes with his portrait on the left chest. He is considered the first liberator of the country from Japanese occupation and then led the country to victory in the Korean War. (Lars Bech)

Photo Story of North Korea
4. Inferior public transport system in Pyongyang could not meet the requirements of the three million population. Old and overcrowded trolleys, small metro system and several public buses create huge queues at bus stops up to 50 meters. (Lars Bech)

Photo Story of North Korea
5. North Koreans walk in the capital. Despite military rule, the streets are practically non-soldiers. (Lars Bech)

Photo Story of North Korea
6. 30-foot bronze statue of the late leader Kim Il Sung, the country attracted crowds in the center of Pyongyang. All of the couple must give him a tribute by laying flowers and bowing. (Lars Bech)

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7. To celebrate the 60 th anniversary of the Communist Party decorated all hotels, restaurants and buildings. (Lars Bech)

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8. The personality cult of Kim Il Sung did not break even by his death in 1994. Everywhere you can find portraits of him, and residents continue to give tribute to the great leader who was called the "eternal president" on many monuments and memorials across the country. (Lars Bech)

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9. North Korea is living in constant fear of attacks by South Korea since the signing of a peace agreement in 1953. In the photo: Lt. Col. Kim MIONNAY Huang explains the position of North Korea's border with South Ossetia. (Lars Bech)

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10. North Korean soldiers prepare to enter the International Exhibition of friendship. The exhibition displays more than 120,000 gifts to the late President Kim Il Sung received from the international delegations. Soldiers come to this place as part of its training. (Lars Bech)

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11. Mother and son out of the subway station in Pyongyang. The public transport system can not fully serve the population of the city due to lack of transport and fuel. So many people have to travel from one part of the city to another on foot or by bicycle. (Lars Bech)

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12. North Koreans during the anniversary of the ruling Communist Party, October 10, 2005. (Lars Bech)

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13. In that year, from September to October in the capital were incredible performances. 100,000 acrobats, dancers and singers performed in honor of the 60 th anniversary of the Communist Party. The speech was built around the theme of the division of Korea, the ascent to power of Kim Il Sung and the future reunification of Korea under the leadership of Kim Jong Il. (Lars Bech)

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14. Young dancers in the ballet school in Pyongyang. These children are eager to presentations and opportunities at least once to visit other cities and countries. (Lars Bech)

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15. The political regime of North Korea maintains the spirit of its citizens and permanent political advertising slogans, prompting them to organize a demonstration in honor of the leader and work to educate the nation. (Lars Bech)

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16. North Koreans love to decorate the walls of their houses with beautiful paintings and Backgrounds. (Lars Bech)

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17. North Korea claims that it has collected the crop is able to feed the population of 23 million. Therefore, many international humanitarian organizations were closed, and foreigners forced to leave the country for the new year (then the 2006-mu). Independent experts determined that the harvest was better, but it is still not enough. Perhaps North Korea will soon come again the food crisis. (Lars Bech)

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18. North Koreans have a rest in the bar at Pyongyang. (Lars Bech)

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19. Children work out the game on the accordion at the Children's Palace in Pyongyang. Here children learn to play musical
instruments, sewing, dance or play on stage and participate in performances with 800 children of all ages. (Lars Bech)
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20. The girl in the window subway station in Pyongyang, Hong Bo. North Koreans try to avoid any contact with foreigners for fear of being punished. (Lars Bech)

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21. On North Korean roads are not very many cars. Many simply can not afford them, and fuel are scarce. Instead, the broad highway walk or ride bicycles. (Lars Bech)


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Grazi for maknig it nice and EZ.