Category Archives: Kim Il Sung

Legacy of Kim Hyong Jik, Father of Kim Il Sung

June 5 this year marks the 88th anniversary of the demise of Kim Hyong Jik, the father of the great President Kim Il Sung and an outstanding leader of the anti-Japanese national liberation movement of Korea. His life was a brilliant life of genuine patriot and staunch revolutionary who devoted everything to the independence of […]

The Grandmother of Kim Il Sung, a Noble Patriot

May 31 is the 138th birth anniversary of Ri Po Ik, grandmother of the great leader President Kim Il Sung. Ri Po Ik was an ardent patriot who dedicated her descendants to the sacred road of revolutionary struggle to liberate the country from the Japanese imperialists and backed their struggle. She energetically helped and encouraged […]

President Kim Il Sung Always Thought of the People First

Jon Ha Chol, former Vice Premier of the Cabinet of the DPRK, living in Central District, Pyongyang, has this to say: “I worked long in company with the great leader President Kim Il Sung. Whenever I look back upon what happened in his life, I feel my heart warming up. In his lifetime President Kim […]

Ceremony of Completion of Remodeling of Songdowon Int’l Children’s Camp Held

The statues of Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il were erected at the Songdowon International Children’s Camp. The statue of the President depicts him, his face beaming with a broad smile, who shows fatherly love for pupils of the DPRK and various countries of the world seated on a bench in a park […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on Wednesday to pay tribute to President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il

Pyongyang, January 1 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, together with Ri Sol Ju, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on Wednesday to pay tribute to President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim […]

10-Point Programme For Reunification of the Country

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KIM IL SUNG: 10-POINT PROGRAMME OF THE GREAT UNITY OF THE WHOLE NATION FOR THE REUNIFICATION OF THE COUNTRY April 6, 1993 – Eternal Leader, Kim Il Sung: [Downloadable PDF] To put an end to the nearly half a century of division and confrontation and reunify the country is the unanimous demand and desire of the whole nation. For the […]

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Shipyard

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Shipyard

Pyongyang, November 1 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), gave field guidance to the shipyard managed by Ju Song Ho. He went round various places of the shipyard […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Mirim Riding Club

Kim Jong Un Visits Mirim Riding Club

Pyongyang, October 20 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, visited the Mirim Riding Club built as a monumental edifice in the era of the WPK. He went round the room […]

April 2014 KFA Travel Delegation

The Anniversary of the Great Leader Kim Il Sung

KFA Delegation to North Korea Now Available in April 2014 – The Anniversary of the Great Leader Kim Il Sung Travel Dates: April 12th-19th 2014 (8 days / 7 nights) The Korean Friendship Association (KFA) organizes a trip to the DPRK (North Korea) from 12th April to 19th April 2014 on the special occasion of […]

White-bellied Black Woodpecker, Asset of Korea

White-bellied Black Woodpecker, Asset of Korea

Pyongyang, October 13 (KCNA) — White-bellied black woodpecker has been protected and propagated in the DPRK as a precious asset of the country thanks to the government’s policy of nature conservation. The bird, native to Korea, pricks holes more than 6.5 cm deep on chestnut, oak, pine-nut, pine and other big trees to hunt insects. The […]

Extravaganza “Arirang” Closes

Extravaganza "Arirang" Closes

Pyongyang, September 30 (KCNA) — The grand gymnastic and artistic performance “Arirang”, winner of Kim Il Sung Prize, closed on Monday. It was open on July 22 on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the victory in the great Fatherland Liberation War. It was watched by at least 1.3 million people from all walks […]

National Folk Art Troupe Performs in Dandong, China

National Folk Art Troupe Performs in Dandong, China

Dandong, October 12 (KCNA Correspondent) — The National Folk Art Troupe gave a performance at a stadium in Dandong, China from October 10 to 12 to mark the 2nd DPRK-China Economic, Trade, Cultural and Tourism EXPO. Among the audience were Vice-Governor Bing Zhigang and other personages and people of Liaoning Province and the city, Liu […]

Okryu Children’s Hospital Opens

Okryu Children's Hospital Opens

Pyongyang, October 13 (KCNA) — The Okryu Children’s Hospital has been built in the Munsu area on the picturesque bank of the Taedong River. The six-storied hospital with a total floor space of 32,800 square meters has various curative and treatment rooms, operation rooms and sick wards furnished with latest medical equipment. The medical center […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun

Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun

Pyongyang, October 10 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun at 00:00 on Thursday to pay high tribute to Generalissimos Kim Il […]

Kim Jong Un Inspects May Day Stadium

Kim Jong Un Inspects May Day Stadium

Pyongyang, September 24 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, inspected the May Day Stadium to give tasks to remodel it. He went round the room devoted to the history of the stadium […]

Performance Given by Winners of Schoolchildren’s Art Contest

Performance Given by Winners of Schoolchildren's Art Contest

Pyongyang, August 25 (KCNA) — A performance was given by winners of the 8th schoolchildren’s individual art contest at the Pyongyang Schoolchildren’s Palace on Sunday, the 53rd Day of Songun. It began with female solo “Father’s Trip to Front.” Put on the stage were folk solo “Royal Azalea on Chol Pass”, piano solo “Song of […]

The Glorious 65 Years of The Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea

The Democratic People´s Republic of Korea was founded on September 9, Juche 37 or 1948. 65 years has passed since the historic day. Our fatherland is a precious patriotic legacy of the great leader President Kim Il Sung. Concerning it, the anti-Japanese revolutionary veteran Ri Ul Sol, in his memoirs, wrote: “To me who worked […]

The 65th Founding Annivesary of the DPRK

Kim Il Sung's TV talk in the Soviet Union

Korea was seething with the joy of liberation. President Kim II Sung returned triumphantly home to an enthusiastic welcome from the people. He advanced three major tasks for the building of a party, state and armed forces in the liberated country and specific ways and means to realize them. On October 10, Juche 34 (1945), […]

How was the lamp lit and how is it shining?

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In 1929 Indian poet Tagore, in his poem “Korea”, wrote: “The Golden Age of Asia, Korea was a country raising its lamps. Again the lamp will be lit, We are waiting for it to illumine the East.” Korea was a cradle of human civilization and shone with her 5,000-year long history and brilliant culture. When […]