North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Wreath Laying Ceremonies Held to Mark 64th Anniversary of Kim Jong Suk’s Death

A floral wreath laying ceremony were held at the memorial bust of Kim Jong Suk (Kim Cho’ng-suk) at the Revolutionary Martyrs Cemetery in Pyongyang on 22 September (Sunday) to mark … Continue reading

09/22/2013 · Leave a comment

Students Science and Technology Exhibition Opened

A national science fair of inventions and other products of DPRK students opened at the Three Revolutions Exhibition Hall in Pyongyang on 23 August (Friday).  The exhibition was organized as … Continue reading

08/25/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Soccer Game Prior to Liberation Day

Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a men’s football (soccer) game between the Ryongaksan and Pot’onggang teams at Kim Il Sung (Kim Il-so’ng) Stadium in Pyongyang on 14 August (Wednesday). … Continue reading

08/14/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends 7th Korean Children’s Union Congress and Photo-op with Participants

DPRK state media reported that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended the 7th Congress of the Korean Children’s Union [KCU] and a commemorative photo session with participants in the KCU … Continue reading

06/06/2013 · Leave a comment

Children’s Union Donates MLRS in Hamhu’ng Ceremony

DPRK state media reported that the Korean Children’s Union [KCU] donated Sonyonho (children) multiple launch rocket systems [MLRS] during a ceremony held in Hamhu’ng, South Hamgyo’ng Province on 1 June … Continue reading

06/04/2013 · 1 Comment

Kim Jong Un Visits International Children’s Camp and Outdoor Theater in Wo’nsan

DPRK state media reported on 30 May (Thursday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) visited the Songdowon International Children’s Camp and the Songdowon Youth Open-Air Theater in Kangwo’n, capital city … Continue reading

05/31/2013 · 1 Comment

Kim Jong Un Visits Mt. Myohyang Children’s Camp

DPRK state media reported that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) and his wife Ri Sol Ju (Ri So’l-chu) visited the Myohyangsan (Mount Myohyang) Children’s Camp in North P’yo’ngan Province on … Continue reading

05/20/2013 · Leave a comment

Dennis Rodman and Members of the Harlem Globetrotters Arrive in Pyongyang

DPRK state media and the Associated Press reported on 26 February (Tuesday) that former National Basketball Association [US] forward and Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman arrived in Pyongyang, along with … Continue reading

02/26/2013 · 1 Comment

Students Hold Lunar New Year’s Concert

DPRK state media reported on 11 February (Monday) that the schoolchildren gave a Lunar New Year concert at Mangyo’ngdae Schoolchildren’s Palace on Sunday.  Attending the performance from the central leadership … Continue reading

02/11/2013 · Leave a comment

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