The Korean people, filled with boundless pride and self-confidence, are greeting the new year 2021.
A national flag-hoisting ceremony was solemnly held at Kim Il Sung Square on January 1, Juche 110 (2021).
At 00:00, a bell tolled to signal the start of the new year and the sublime melodies of the immortal revolutionary hymns “Song of General Kim Il Sung” and “Song of General Kim Jong Il” reverberated far and wide.
Exemplary working people in the capital city, on behalf of workers, farmers and intellectuals, hoisted the flag of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea amid the playing of the national anthem.
The masses paid their respects to the great national flag with the honour and pride of being the citizens of the powerful nation.
The people and service personnel of the People’s Army across the country also paid their respects to the national flag, looking up to the sky over Pyongyang.
The national flag fluttered in the nocturnal sky over Pyongyang and gorgeous fireworks were set off, celebrating the hope-filled new year.