Independence Day of North Korea

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After the end of the Korean War, the North Korea experienced a rapid phase of development. Till many years, the Korean countries remained quite untouched by the mainland countries of America and Europe.The independence day of North Korea is celebrated on 9th September every year with great revelry and unparalleled joyous festivities. The land of North Korea is commonly known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. , North Korean Independence Day is all about enjoying the traditional folklore of the country well represented through various dance forms.

A Brief Historical Background of North Korea

After the 2nd World War in 1945 and with the defeat of Japan, the country of Korea was further divided into two parts as North and South Korea. North Korea was placed under the Soviet rule and the South was under the reign of U.S.A. The political imposition of the Soviet rule in North Korea was met with great resistance and strong defiance. On the other hand border disputes with the neighboring nation of South Korea led to the famous Korean War and it continued till 1953 beginning in the year 1950. In 1948, Kim Il-sung took over the reigns of the country and under his able leadership the country achieved great heights of success in fields of industrialization and economy. North Korea is officially known as a 'Juche' which signifies "self-reliance".

The significance of Independence Day in North Korea lies in the fact that the day is marked as the red letter day in the nation's history. Thus, efforts are made to make this day more eventful with various multi cultural activities and programmes organized at every nook and corner of the country. However, the major highlight of the celebration of Independence Day of North Korea is the military parade held across the capital city of the country. To know more on the varied aspects of North Korea, here's sharing with you some significant information on this regard.


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