Another exciting news was reported on January 1 Juche 36(1947), when the whole country was overwhelmed with joy and enthusiasm after receiving the New Year Address delivered by President Kim Il Sung.
The President had blessed all the children throughout the country, who greeted the new year.
To Eight Million Children at the New Year
January 1, 1947
Eight million children of the new Korea
Twinkling like morning stars
In the sky at dawn!
Blessed with good luck this New Year
Grow up strong, healthy and bright
To become fine citizens of the new, prosperous Korea.
His autograph letter reflecting his hope and expectations of the rosy future of a new Korea and warm love for children greatly encouraged the Korean people who embarked on the road of forward march of the new year.