Tag Archives: Friendship

Korea Seen Through the Eyes of Danish People

Denmark is a Nordic country. Geographically it is far from Korea in east Asia. In Denmark there were many people who have not a deep understanding of Korea. But they learned a lot about Korea through the performances of a small art troupe of schoolchildren of Korea in June last. The first performance was given […]

DPRK Musicians Play in Norway

The Bergen International Festival was held in Norway between mid-May and early June. The festival brought together art organizations from more than 40 countries of the world. In the festival the performance of the Korean schoolchildren´s small art troupe was a great attraction. Seven schoolchildren showed good ensemble and high artistry, performing instruments and singing […]

International Children’s Day Marked in DPRK

A joint friendship meeting was held at the Mangyongdae Amusement Park on June 1 to mark the 64th anniversary of the International Children’s Day. Present there were Choe Ryong Hae, secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Yang Hyong Sop, vice-president of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, officials concerned, […]

My Pyongyang Visit from Munich

The testimony of Bernhard Loy, International sales manager of the Denk Pharma, Germany: I am glad that I am revisiting Pyongyang from which I got a good impression. Eight months have passed since I took part in the Pyongyang Autumn International Trade Fair last year. During this period, Pyongyang has changed considerably. Many construction projects […]

Pyongyang, Through Her Eyes

The testimony of Yao Fang Yan, International sales manager of Chinese Xiamen Jinlong Motorbus Industry Co. Ltd: I had eagerly looked forward to visiting Pyongyang so much. This was because my friends had often talked to me that it is a clean and beautiful city. At last, my dream was realized. The news that the […]

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 […]

13 Observations about North Korea by a Western Visitor

By Marcel Cartier I had the unique opportunity to spend several days in three different parts of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, more commonly just referred to as “North” Korea. This was an exceptionally life-changing experience that challenged many of the pre-conceptions that myself and fellow western visitors who accompanied me from Beijing had […]