The parade will be closely watched for clues about North Korea’s weapons arsenal and professed commitment to denuclearisation.
A large display of ballistic missiles would be widely seen as provocative.
The Arirang Mass Games, meanwhile, are an elaborate propaganda spectacle with enormous co-ordinated displays.
The two men signed a vague agreement to work towards denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula – this sounded well-meaning but sceptics were quick to point out it did not include a timeline, details or mechanisms to verify the process.
High level talks and visits have continued and there have been some gestures from the North like sending back the remains of some of the US troops killed during the Korean War in the 1950s.
But the most recent scheduled trip by FUS Secretary of State…