March 01, 2024

Activity at Pyongyang’s May Day Stadium hints at early start for 2019 mass games

News follows reports earlier this week of ongoing outdoor practices in DPRK capital

Correction July 10, 2020: While the article states that "ten weeks" separated the field covering and first show of 2018, the correct amount of time was actually five weeks. This means a more accurate application of this time period would have placed a prediction of the first show in 2019 around late May.

The field of Pyongyang's May Day Stadium has been covered in white sheeting in recent days, according to satellite imagery, mirroring preparations for the running of the “mass games” last year but taking place months earlier.

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