Pyongyang, June 7 (KCNA) — The combined performance given by participants in the 8th contest among art groups of Korean People’s Army servicemen’s families at the Ponghwa Art Theatre is drawing a capacity audience everyday.
Supreme Commander Kim Jong Il recently enjoyed performances given by art groups of families of servicemen of various units which participated in the contest. He extended thanks to all members of the art groups who greatly contributed to making the revolutionary spirit prevail throughout the society, noting that their contest clearly proved the validity and vitality of the WPK’s literary and art policy for putting the arts on a popular basis and fully demonstrated the proud feature of the revolutionary soldier
culture created in the era of Songun.
The performances were appreciated by senior officials of the Party, the state and the army, members of the Cabinet, officials of the Party, armed forces and power bodies, public organizations, ministries and national institutions, servicepersons of the KPA, officials of scientific, educational, cultural and art, public health and media institutions, working people, youth and students in Pyongyang.
The art groups staged a colorful program including a chorus of the immortal masterpiece “Nostalgia” and “We Will Hold Father Kim Jong Il in Higher Esteem,” a dialogic poem and play “The Leader Protecting Our Life,” a narration and song “Photograph Associated with Love,” a drama and trio “A Great Family,” a short poem and drama “We Will Bring Them Up as Successors to Death-Defying Fighters,” a sketch “Go Please, Bearing This in Mind,” a short play “Patriotic Feelings,” an instrumental music and song “Mill for Victory on Jikdong Pass” and quintet and narration “Socialism Is Ours”.
The performers sang of the immense honor and pride of leading a worthwhile life as admirable women revolutionaries under the care of Kim Jong Il and fully demonstrated the fixed faith and will of all the servicemen’s families to work hard with loyalty to accomplish the sacred Songun revolutionary cause of the Party in the single-minded unity with their husbands.
The performance goes on.
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