A performance was given by the Workers Art Group of the Central Committee of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea (GFTUK) at the Central Hall of Workers Wednesday to mark the 21st anniversary of leader
Kim Jong Il’s assumption of the supreme commandership of the Korean People’s Army and the 95th birth anniversary of anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk.
Put on the stage were such colorful numbers as chorus “Soldiers Sing of Their Supreme Commander Our Supreme Commander”, dialogic poem “Being Blessed with Supreme Commander”, male solo and female off-stage song (pangchang) “Turf Turns Green” and female trio “On High Peak and Rough Road of the Country”.
The performers sang high praises of the feats Kim Jong Il performed by making the country emerge a dignified political and ideological power, nuclear weapons state, satellite manufacturer and launcher under the uplifted banner of Songun.
Trumpet solo and female chorus “Memory of the Native Home”, male quartet “Arirang on Jiansanfeng” and other numbers were staged when the hall was pervaded with ardent yearning and reverence for the great persons of Mt. Paektu.
Also put on the stage were numbers representing the spirit and optimism of the people with which they are bringing about great innovations and leap forward in their worksites in order to bring the noble desire of the great persons of Mt. Paektu to reality.
Among the audience were Ri Yong Su, department director of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Hyon Sang Ju, chairman of the Central Committee of the GFTUK, and its officials and members and other workers.