Day of the Shining Star Celebrated

All the people across the country significantly celebrated the birth anniversary of Chairman Kim Jong Il, the greatest national holiday.

Many people visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the supreme sanctuary of Juche where the great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il are preserved in their lifetime appearance, and made a bow before the portraits of their smiling images in the plaza.

The working people and service personnel of the Korean People’s Army visited the statues of the great leaders on Mansu Hill and their statues and portraits of their smiling images in different parts of the country to pay homage.

Photo exhibitions for celebrating the 79th birth anniversary of Kim Jong Il took place in Pyongyang and provinces.

Performances were given at theatres and outdoor stages in Pyongyang and provinces.

Artistes of the Phibada Opera Troupe and the National Folk Art Troupe gave outdoor performances in front of the Pyongyang Grand Theatre and the Three-Revolution Exhibition House.

The revolutionary drama “The Mountain Shrine”, an immortal classic work, was staged at the National Theatre.

An acrobatic performance given at the Pyongyang Circus Theatre delighted the working people enjoying the holiday.

Colourful performances were given by artistes of artistic motivational teams and members of mobile artistic motivational teams and art squads of the women’s union and dancing parties of young people took place at the plazas of the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium, the Monument to Party Founding, etc. revving up the atmosphere on the February holiday.

Similar performances were also given in South Phyongan, South Hwanghae, Jagang, Kangwon, South Hamgyong and other provinces.

Illuminations in Changjon, Ryomyong and other streets of Pyongyang and in every provincial seat added much to the atmosphere of the holiday.

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