May 19, 2024

North Korea advertises May Day Stadium, calls for sporting achievements

Completion of massive stadium complements recent push to achieve 'sports power' status

North Korean state media outlet Naenara published an advertorial on Tuesday promoting the 150,000-seat May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, whose refurbishments were completed in late 2014.

The article lists numerous features resulting from significant government investment to improve facilities at the stadium, and sporting endeavors more broadly.

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