Kim Il-sung

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North Korean performers dance before portraits of former leaders Kim... News PhotoAnniversary,Celebration,Dancing,Horizontal,Kim Il-sung,Kim Jong-il,Leadership,New Life,North Korea,Performer,Politics,Portrait,PyongyangPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPNorth Korean performers dance before portraits of former leaders Kim Il-Sung (top L) and Kim Jong-Il (top R) during celebrations to mark the 100th birth anniversary of the country's founding leader Kim Il-Sung, in Pyongyang on April 16, 2012. The commemorations came just three days after a satellite launch timed to mark the centenary fizzled out embarrassingly when the rocket apparently exploded within minutes of blastoff and plunged into the sea. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones (Photo credit should read Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)