Birth Anniversary of Kim Jong Il Celebrated with Splendor

Date: 17/02/2017 | Source: (En) | Read original version at source

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Pyongyang, February 16 (KCNA) -- Service personnel and people of the DPRK celebrated the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star) with splendor.

An endless stream of people visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the sacred temple of Juche, where President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il lie in state.

They paid tribute to the portraits of smiling Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at the plaza of the palace.

Service personnel and people from all walks of life and youths and students visited the statues of the great leaders and portraits of the smiling great leaders on Mansu Hill and in different parts of the country to pay tribute to them.

People also visited the venue of the 21st Kimjongilia festival here and Kimjongilia exhibition halls in each province with yearning for him.

People from all walks of life went round the venues of the photo shows on his revolutionary history.

Art performances were given at theatres here and in other parts of the country.

A drama "Blood Vessel" was given at the National Theatre.

Magicians gave performances at the Magic Theatre of the National Acrobatic Troupe.

Artistes across the country gave colorful performances.

Art performances were also given at the construction sites and various industrial establishments and on different farms.

Pupils across the country joined the Korean Children's Union. -0-

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