September 27, 2023

A diplomat’s life: North Korea’s brutal training for parades and mass games

North Koreans train for hours on end and late into the night to prepare for these events in Pyongyang

The following article is the sixth in a multipart series by Taylor Darby, a pseudonym for a foreign diplomat that worked in Pyongyang for an extended period of time before being forced to leave in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Views expressed in columns are exclusively the author’s own and do not represent those of NK News.