Young vanguard held a torchlight procession in celebration of the 75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea at Kim Il Sung Square in the evening of October 10.
The tribune of honour was taken Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, first vice-chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK; Ri Pyong Chol, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission of the WPK and vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee; Kim Tok Hun, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee and premier of the DPRK Cabinet; and Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the WPK Central Committee, vice-chairman of the SAC of the DPRK and vice-chairman of the WPK Central Committee.
The tribune was also taken by Kim Jae Ryong and other members of the leadership body of the WPK Central Committee.
Kim Su Gil, Kim Jong Gwan and other military commanding officers were also present at the tribune.
Present at the special seats on invitation were Kim Yong Nam and other veteran officials who had worked for a long time in the Party, the government and the military.
Present at the reserved seats were delegates to the celebrations for the 75th founding anniversary of the WPK.
As the start of the procession was declared, letters of celebration appeared one after another and a pattern of fireworks portraying the emblem of the WPK, symbol of victory, brightened the sky above the square.
Open limousines carrying the red flags bearing the portraits of smiling great leaders
Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il entered the square, escorted by young vanguard.
Seen in the square were the august names of Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il and Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
Ranks of revolutionary schools, youth and students and working youth started their solemn march.
Ranks of youths forming letters reading “Peerless Hero” entered the square, shouting slogan “Long Live Peerless Patriot General Kim Jong Un!”
Torchlight holders formed letters “Great Party”, “Strongest Military Power” and “Independence”, making loud shouts to express their deep trust in and reverence for the WPK.
They made formation changes to depict letters “Revolutionary Traditions”, “Single-minded Unity”, “Socialism” and “Self-reliance” one after another to the tune of the song “Advancing Socialism”.
The far-reaching ideal and ambition of young builders were reflected in letters “Devoted Service”, “Golden Mountain”, “Golden Field” and “Golden Sea”.
Letters reading “Advance Force” and “Heroic Youth” showed the bravery and valiant courage of young people in the great era of Kim Jong Un.
The ranks of students entered the square.
The pledge of youths resounded throughout the square against the background letters reading “Toward the 8th Congress of the Party” in reflection of their iron will to certainly build a socialist power on this land under the guidance of the WPK.
The ranks forming letters ” Lifeblood” marched past the platform as there presented in the square such letters as “Defence of the Leader to the Death” and “Death-defying Implementation” to the tune of the song “We Know Nobody but You”.
The chorus “Young People, Forward Following the Party” resounded the square, representing the powerful might of a large contingent of the heroic youth.