Tag Archives: Culture

To Grow Flowers All Over the Country

The Pyongyang Floricultural Institute is a flower research and production center which contributes to the cultural life of the capital citizens. It was inaugurated in July Juche 89 or 2000. Recently it has been expanded into a leading flower research and production centre of Korea. There are more than 10 research divisions including bioengineering research […]

Pyongyang Indoor Stadium

Many sports facilities are built or rebuilt in the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea amid increasing social concern for sports. Last year the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium was rebuilt into a better comprehensive stadium, a mass sports service center. It was built on the bank of the River Pothong in April Juche 62 or 1973. Over […]

Stamp Marks Birth Anniversary of Kim Hyong Jik

The DPRK State Stamp Bureau issued a stamp in commemoration of the 120th birth anniversary (July 10, 1894) of Kim Hyong Jik, an outstanding leader of the anti-Japanese national liberation movement in Korea. Seen in the upper part of the stamp are the letters: “In commemoration of the 120th birth anniversary of Kim Hyong Jik, […]

Songdowon Youth Open-Air Theater

The Songdowon Youth Open-Air Theater is in Wonsan City on the scenic shore of the East Sea of Korea. The theater is a center of politico-ideological education and cultural and art activities which can host art performance and various other events. It is associated with the undying feats of the peerlessly great men of Mt. […]

Kim Jong Un Provides Field Guidance to Songdowon International Children’s Camp

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, provided field guidance to the Songdowon International Children’s Camp. He looked round various places of the camp to learn about its management and operation. Going round […]

The Song of Happiness Sung by the People

The Korean people love the song “We are the happiest in the world”. The song created in Juche 50 or 1961 represented the great happiness of the Korean people living harmoniously in a large family with the great Generalissimo Kim Il Sung as their father. More than half a century has passed since its creation, […]

Palace of Love and Happiness

Respected Kim Jong Un visited the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren´s Palace, a comprehensive extracurricular educational base for schoolchildren, in May Juche 103 or 2014. The palace is in Kwangbok Street of Pyongyang, the capital of Korea. The Mangyongdae Schoolchildren´s Palace was inaugurated in May Juche 78 or 1989. The great leader President Kim Il Sung who participated […]

Interview at Concert of the State Merited Chorus

Night is advancing at quiet, but the impression performance of the State Merited Chorus in Jagang Province continues to excite local people. Earnestly yearning for Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and Marshal Kim Jong Un, they are chatting about their impressions in deep emotion. We met Nam Chang Ae, secretary of the […]

Little calligrapher Cha Kuk Bom

Cha Kuk Bom, a first-year boy of the Ryonhwa Primary School in the Central District in the heart of Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea, is a little master of calligraphy. Now he is 7 years old. He is good at mathematics and mother tongue and likes practising calligraphy at after-school […]

Kim Jong Il’s Visit to Mt. Jongbang

Mt. Jongbang is a scenic spot in the western part of Korea. It presents an exquisite view for fantastic peaks, mysterious rocks and cliffs, all kinds of flowers and dense woods. The great Kim Jong Il paid deep attention to rebuild the beautiful mountain into a cultural recreation resort of the people and took all […]

Pak Pong Ju Makes Field Survey of Work for Preserving Revolutionary Relics

DPRK Premier Pak Pong Ju made a field survey of the work for preserving revolutionary relics at the Samjiyon Revolutionary Battle Site. Going round the Samjiyon Grand Monument, he acquainted himself in detail with the work for taking a good care of the statue depicting President Kim Il Sung who made a historic advance into […]

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Machine Plant

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 (KPA), gave field guidance to the machine plant managed by Ho Chol Yong. Kim Jong Un said he always remembered the words of leader Kim Jong Il that […]

Songdowon Children’s Camp, Popular Worldwide

Songdowon is a scenic spot on the east coast of Korea. A camp was built there in August Juche 49 or 1960. It became the Songdowon International Children´s Camp in August Juche 74 or 1985. Since then, children from different countries also enjoy camping in Songdowon every year. International camping took place on 28 occasions […]

National Meeting of Artistes Opens

The 9th national meeting of artistes opened in Pyongyang on May 16. The meeting will offer an important occasion in bringing about a radical turn in the field of literature and art as required by the Korean revolution, which is dynamically advancing along the road of victory under the Songun leadership of the Workers’ Party […]

Well-known Folk Singer in Korea

The song on the air is sung by Merited Artiste Kim Il Hwang at the Mansudae Art Troupe of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea. Listening to the song, Choe Jong Ok in Taebo-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, says: “I love folk songs, songs sung by Kim Il Hwang in particular. His fluent and interesting songs […]

Famous Actor Yu Won Jun Memorialized in the DPRK

Yu Won Jun who wrote a page in the history of the Korean film is still remembered by many people as a talented film star. In more than half a century he played the main parts in more than 130 films and enjoyed the most fruitful life in the filmdom as awardee of the Order […]