Originally published by KCNA – www.kcna.kp
Pyongyang, January 2 (KCNA) — A New Year’s performance by schoolchildren reflected the great joy and delight of the Children’s Union members throughout the country who have greeted the hopeful New Year under the warm care of the sun wishing socialist Korea a bright future.
The schoolchildren’s New Year performance was given at the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren’s Palace on Jan. 1.
Appreciating the performance were the delegates to the Ninth Congress of the Korean Children’s Union (KCU).
Among the audience were senior Party and Government officials Choe Ryong Hae, Ri Il Hwan, Ri Yong Gil, Kim Jae Ryong and Pak Thae Song.
The venue for the performance was filled with the great pride of the KCU delegates who had the unforgettable honor and good fortune of participating in the Ninth Congress of the KCU under the special care of the motherly Party and the warm congratulation of the people.
The performance began with prelude song and dance “We present New Year’s greeting to the respected fatherly Marshal”, serial songs “New Year’s day of our country and “The most joyful day”. The performers, reflecting the mind of loyalty of the schoolchildren across the country, offered New Year’s greeting to the respected fatherly Marshal Kim Jong Un who is bringing earlier the bright future of socialism, overcoming all difficulties with the affection for the rising generations.
Put on the stage were a harmonica and maypole dance “We are Children’s Corps members”, a small drum and chorus “March of the Children’s Union “, a violin and dance “Song of young guerrillas” which made the audience look back with deep emotion on the proud course of the development of the Juche-based children’s movement under the warm care of the peerlessly great men.
The performance showed the valiant and cheerful appearances of the Children’s Union members preparing themselves to be knowledgeable, virtuous and healthy under the deep care of the fatherly Marshal who continues giving bright laughter and great happiness to them as their tender-hearted father and meticulous parent.
It was highly acclaimed by the audience as it reflected the determination of loyalty of the schoolchildren to more stoutly train themselves to be the true sons and daughters of a powerful Korea under the slogan “Let Us Be Always Ready for Socialist Country!” -0-