Pyongyang, April 18 (KCNA) — The Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People’s Assembly Monday sent a message of thanks to the participants in the 23rd April Spring Friendship Art Festival for their successful performances.
It noted that the April Spring Friendship Art Festival has fulfilled its mission as a stage for international solidarity, promoting friendship and solidarity among countries and giving a strong impetus to the development of human culture in the idea of independence, peace and friendship in the present times.
At this festival, too, you staged conspicuous and peculiar art programs prepared with all your enthusiasm and talent and swapped remarkable successes and experience, fully representing your strong desire and will to jointly cultivate the flower garden of human culture and arts in the new century, the message said.
Recalling that the participants expressed profound reverence for President Kim Il Sung who performed shining exploits in the annals of the 20th century and prayed for his immortality and, at the same time, voiced support and solidarity to the Korean people in their just cause of building a great prosperous powerful socialist nation and achieving national independence and reunification under the wise leadership of Kim Jong Il, the message continued:
We will always remember you, who made sincere efforts to add shine to the auspicious Day of the Sun and encouraged our people, and further develop the April Spring Friendship Art Festival to meet the desire of the world progressive people in the future, too.
The message wished the participants success in their performing activities, expressing belief that they would earnestly take part in the April Spring Friendship Art Festival to be held next year, drawing on the successes and experience gained at this year’s festival.
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