Rare glimpses of life in North Korea as they prepare for Worker's Party party

The notoriously closed-off nation of North Korea is preparing for a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Worker’s Party of North Korea, which will be held on 10 October.

North Koreans carry decorative flowers to be used during upcoming anniversary celebrations, Thursday, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

North Koreans carry decorative flowers to be used during upcoming anniversary celebrations, Thursday, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Image by AP Photo/Wong Maye-E

The Worker’s Party is the governing party of the country, of which supreme leader Kim Jong Un serves as First Secretary.

Celebrations will take place in the capital Pyongyang and will include a parade through Kim Il Sung square, named after the founder of the party and Kim Jong Un’s grandfather, according to the Washington Post.

North Koreans riding on a back of a pickup truck carry props to be used during upcoming anniversary celebrations, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. The country is in high gear with preparations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's Workers' Party on Oct. 10

North Koreans riding on a back of a pickup truck carry props to be used during upcoming anniversary celebrations, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. The country is in high gear with preparations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's Workers' Party on Oct. 10 Image by AP Photo/Wong Maye-E

The Daily Telegraph has reported that North Korea will charge the foreign dignitaries who were invited to the celebrations €70 per day to cover their accommodation, transportation and food.

China, Indonesia, Nepal, Cuba and Vietnam have confirmed they will send delegates to the celebrations, which will see 30,000 North Korean troops march through the square, according to the Telegraph.

Children walk with decorative flowers for the upcoming anniversary celebrations in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. The country is in high gear with preparations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the North Korea Workers' Party on Oct. 10, 2015

Children walk with decorative flowers for the upcoming anniversary celebrations in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. The country is in high gear with preparations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the North Korea Workers' Party on Oct. 10, 2015 Image by AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

There had been rumours a rocket would also be launched as part of the celebrations, but it will not be possible by 10 October according to researchers in the USA, who have reviewed satellite images of the launching station.

North Koreans gather at a monument built 10 years ago to honor the founding of the Workers' Party of North Korea.

North Koreans gather at a monument built 10 years ago to honor the founding of the Workers' Party of North Korea. Image by AP Photo/Wong Maye-E

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