Tag Archives: International Friendship Exhibition House

Silver Work “A Treasure Ship”

Among the gifts preserved in the International Friendship Exhibition House is a silver work “A Treasure Ship”, which was presented to Chairman Kim Jong Il by a delegation of the International Institute of the Juche Idea in October Juche 80 (1991). Prior to their re-visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in the run-up to the […]

How was the lamp lit and how is it shining?


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 […]