Reception Given for Art Troupe of Korean Schoolchildren in Japan

Date: 11/01/2019 | Source: KCNA.kp (En) | Read original version at source

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Pyongyang, January 11 (KCNA) -- A reception was given at the People's Palace of Culture in honor of an art troupe of Korean schoolchildren in Japan on Friday under the care of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. The troupe took part in the New Year performance of schoolchildren for Juche 108 (2019).

Present there on invitation was the art troupe of Korean schoolchildren in Japan headed by Ri Sang Won, principal of Korean primary and middle school in Seibang.

Attending there were officials concerned including Kim Yong Chol, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea.

Kim Yong Chol said in his speech at the reception that Kim Jong Un showed loving care for Korean schoolchildren in Japan, valuing them as reliable successors of the patriotic cause.

He noted that through the New Year performance members of the art troupe impressively represented their resolution of loyalty to carry forward national education.

He expressed belief that Korean schoolchildren in Japan would firmly believe in and follow Kim Jong Un only and grow to be true sons and daughters of Juche Korea, patriotic talents equipped with knowledge, a good moral character and good health.

Head of the art troupe Ri Sang Won said that the personality of Kim Jong Un as the peerlessly great man and the stirring reality of the homeland they saw during the stay hardened the conviction that bright is the future of Kim Il Sung's and Kim Jong Il's Korea.

He said that Korean schoolchildren in Japan would prepare themselves as reliable successors of the movement of Koreans in Japan and pillars of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan true to the noble intention of Kim Jong Un in any adversity.

There was a joint performance given by schoolchildren in Pyongyang and the members of the art troupe of Korean schoolchildren in Japan at the reception. -0-

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