For a New Chapter of the History of Friendship Between Korea and China
Today, when the history of friendship between Korea and China, provided by the leaders of the preceding generations, has greeted a new lively era, the China Oriental Performing Arts Group presents a beautiful and characteristic performance, adding to the festive mood of the venue of the April Spring Friendship Art Festival.
The classical and modern works, which are familiar to the peoples of Korea and China and were re-arranged and re-produced, lead the audiences to look back upon the history of friendship between the two countries, spanning more than 70 years.
The dance, magic and instrumental ensemble works, in which stage sets, fine art, choreography, costumes and music are combined in a harmonious way, give a glimpse into the development of the Chinese art, which inherits traditions and sustains the modern aesthetic tastes.
The artistes’ faces and their movements are brimming with the enthusiasm to render a distinctive contribution to celebrating Pyongyang’s spring holiday through their excellent performance.
The performance includes the Korean song Ardent Wish and the Chinese song New World in refined artistic representation to show respect and reverence for the leaders of the two countries, culminating with indescribable feelings in the chorus of Song of General Kim Il Sung with the statues of Comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang in the background.
It ardently appeals to the peoples of the two countries, who have written the history of friendship braving the hardships together in the face of every manner of trials of history, to dynamically advance towards a new era of rejuvenation, the future of fresh prosperity, in firmer unity based on the ideals of independence, peace and friendship.