Pyongyang, June 25 (KCNA) — General Secretary Kim Jong Il who was inspecting the front, Sunday appreciated together with servicepersons of the KPA a performance given by the State Academic Moiseyev Folk Dance Company of Russia on a performance tour of a local area of the country.
He was greeted at the theatre by Head of the Company Elena Scherbakova and its Chief Director Lev Golobanov.
He expressed thanks for the enthusiastic performances given by the artistes of the company in local areas and had a warm conversation with the guests.
Among the audience were Kim Yong Chun, member of the NDC of the DPRK and chief of the General Staff of the KPA, Kim Ki Nam, secretary of the C.C., the WPK, and general officers of the KPA.
The Russian artistes staged colorful numbers including Russian dances “Summer”, “Partisans”, “Small Steppe”, fleet dance suite “A Day on Warship”, Korean dance “Trio Dance”, Moldovan humorous dance “Tabakeryaska”, Uzbek dance “Dance with a Plate”.
The performers made a truthful artistic representation of the optimistic life of the Russians and other nations and their national emotion and peculiar customs, thus clearly demonstrating the appearance of the company with a long history and tradition.
Kim Jong Il congratulated the Russian artistes on their successful performance.
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