Pyongyang, June 20 (KCNA) — Art performances were given in the DPRK on June 19 to celebrate the 41st anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il’s start of work at the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea.
They were appreciated by senior officials of the Party, the state and the army, chairpersons of the friendly parties, members of the Cabinet, officials of the Party and power organs, working people’s organizations, ministries and national institutions, servicepersons of the Korean People’s Army and working people in Pyongyang.
The audience included overseas Koreans staying in the socialist homeland.
The Phibada Opera Troupe put on the stage the revolutionary opera “Sea of Love” at the Pyongyang Grand Theatre.
The audience was deeply impressed by the opera which tells that the embrace of the motherly Party which takes care of and protects all the people with a thousand and one courses of career behind them and glorifies their life is that of Kim Jong Il and all the Koreans are members of his family.
The Central Youth Art Squad presented a colorful program at the Central Youth Hall, which included the female vocal solo and chorus “Oh, Motherly Party”, the national instrumental trio “Songun Nilliri” and the male duet and pangchang “Blue Sky over My Country.”
The art circle members of the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren’s Palace delighted the audience at the palace theater by showing the bright and gay features of the children growing into stout pillars of Songun Korea prepared mentally, morally and physically under the care of Kim Jong Il. Their program included the dance “Tambourine Dance on Holiday,” the male vocal solo “May Our Pyongyang Shine” and the folk solo “Pride of Knowledgeable, Virtuous and Healthy Schoolchildren.”
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