May Day Stadium to Be Renovated

Date: 24/10/2018 | Source: Uriminzokkiri (En) | Read original version at source

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May Day Stadium to Be Renovated

May Day Stadium opened to the public on May 1, 1989 is a large-size stadium of a peculiar form and has hosted many national and international sports games and social events, including the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students and the mass gymnastics artistic performance Arirang, Kim Il Sung prize winner.

With a far-reaching plan to renovate the stadium in line with the demands of the new era, when the country was desirous of becoming a sports power, Kim Jong Un visited the stadium on September 24.

Looking round the room dedicated to the history of the stadium and the room in which are preserved the revolutionary relics, he said the stadium should be renovated into a comprehensive stadium of which we could feel proud in the eyes of the world so as to add luster to the leadership exploits of Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

Then looking round the spectators’ seats, athletics track, football ground, indoor training hall and other places, he again stressed that it was the Party’s intention to renovate the stadium so that it could be symbolic of the sports facilities in the country and be appropriate to the appearance of a civilized country. Noting that the renovation project was an important work for further developing the Juche-oriented sports and physical culture and demonstrating the might and civilization of the country, he specified tasks for the project and ways to this end.

May Day Stadium on Rungna Island, a beautiful island like a flower basket on water and a people’s cultural resort for recreation, will be renovated thanks to the soaring Juche Korea’s enthusiasm for sports.

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