Today is not a good day to be managing the Mangyongdae funfair in the DPRK

by Philip Gowman on 9 May, 2012

in Asides, DPRK, Humour, Tabloid

Kim Jong Un tours Mangyongdae Funfair

Kim Jong Un tours Mangyongdae Funfair (Photo: KCNA)

The management of the Mangyongdae funfair got a very public roasting from Kim Jong Un during an on-the-spot guidance visit. The Great Successor even did a spot of weeding to show them how bad things looked. Who would want to be in their shoes? Full story on the KCNA website. Natty hat, by the way.

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Aidan Foster-Carter May 24, 2012 at 9:13 pm

KJU may have had a point, judging from:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2055019/Mangyongdae-Would-ride-North-Korean-fun-fair.html
which draws on
http://www.vice.com/read/north-korea-fun-fair-mangyongdae-hoban-death

Warning: the latter includes swearing and unmentionables

Meanwhile, more of the official version at
http://www.weeklyblitz.net/2328/kim-jong-un-tours-mangyongdae-funfair

Keep up the good work, Philip!

Cheers from gay Paree,

Aidan

Philip Gowman May 24, 2012 at 9:18 pm

Thanks for the links – I *knew* I’d come across a dodgy DPRK funfair before.

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