Tag Archives: Music

Quality National Musical Instruments Are Produced

The national musical instruments produced by the Pyongyang National Musical Instrument Factory are winning public favour. The factory, which is fully provided with modern processes to make every part of instruments through precision processing, is making national musical instruments with peculiar timbre and large volume. It is also applying scientific elements to the capabilities and […]

The Moranbong Band of the DPRK

Pyongyang, December 9 (KCNA) — The Moranbong Band, which is popular among the Korean people as a model of the Juche-based literature and art and a worldwide stylish band, will soon give friendship performances in China, together with the State Merited Chorus. Supreme leader Kim Jong Un organized a new light music band in Juche […]

Concert of New Music Pieces of Moranbong Band Highly Acclaimed

The Moranbong Band gave an amazing performance with new famous songs and music pieces of Korean style. The concert was given before full houses at the Mansudae Art Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday. Watching it were officials, creators and artistes in the field of art of the army and society, journalists and editors, and teachers, […]

Dancing Parties of Youth and Students Held

Dancing parties of youth and students took place across the country on Monday, the 54th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il’s start of the Songun revolutionary leadership. At the plazas of the Monument to Party Founding, the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium, the Arch of Triumph and other places of the capital city youth and students danced […]

Poem Reciting and Concert by Women’s Union Members

There took place a poem reciting and concert of members of the women’s union “We Will Always Remain True to the Party’s Songun Revolutionary Leadership” at the Hall of Women on Aug. 21 to mark the 54th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il’s start of the Songun revolutionary leadership. It began with prologue “Do Shine, […]

Kim Jong Un Enjoys Performance Given by State Merited Chorus

Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK, together with KPA service personnel, enjoyed a performance given by the State Merited Chorus at the People’s Theater to celebrate the anniversary of the war victory. […]

National Musical Instrument – Kayagum

Kayagum is a Korean national string instrument. It was made in a country called Kaya in the Korean history. Hence the name kayagum. Kayagum was invented by talented musician Uruk who was active at the beginning of the sixth century. Kayagum has a soft and elegant sound. Its structure is simple and tone can be […]

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. […]

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, […]

The Unforgettable Day I Met Kim Il Sung

Han Mi Hwa, teacher of the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren´s Palace, says: “In my accordion circle room, there is a photograph which firstly catches my eyes. My circle members and I had the photograph taken with the great Generalissimo Kim Il Sung when he visited the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren´s Palace on September the 4th, Juche 78 or 1989. […]

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 […]

The Song of Comradeship

Kim Tong Suk and her family in Sochang-dong, Central District, Pyongyang, are specially related to Hyangsan County. They have no relations in the county, but there is a monument to the love of the great leader who honored the life of her family. Every year, they visit the monument with reverence. They also visit factories […]

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 […]

I Sing of the Party

The Workers´ Party of Korea is the cradle of all the Korean people like a kind mother, which embraces all and defends their destiny and future. All people, who are fully enjoying their life under the care of the WPK, sing of the party in great joy. I always keep deep in my heart The […]

Authoritative Phibada Opera Troupe

The Phibada Opera Troupe is an authoritative opera creation group of Korea. It was founded as the North Korean Opera Troupe in Juche 35 or 1946. The opera troupe created a Korean-style opera by operatizing the immortal masterpiece “The Sea of Blood” (“Phibada” in Korean) in the early 1970s. Since then it was named Phibada […]

Cradle Developing Children’s Talents

The Pyongyang Students and Children´s Palace is standing on the Jangdae Hill which overlooks the blue limpid water of the River Taedong and picturesque Pyongyang. The Pyongyang Students and Children´s Palace is an extracurricular educational centre for schoolchildren and comprehensive school for providing students with ample knowledge, high morality and physical strength. Schoolchildren in Pyongyang […]

Triplets Develop Their Talents

The song on the air is a mixed trio “The Happiest Day” sung by triplets. The song was put on the stage of the schoolchildren´s New Year performance given at the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren´s Palace in the capital city Pyongyang on the occasion of the New Year Juche 103 or 2014. The triplets vividly represented the […]

Kim Jong Il’s Ideologically Charged Music

An article titled “Comments on Kim Jong Il, first man of the world” was carried by the Iranian newspaper “Teheran Times” some years ago. It had this to say: “Leader Kim Jong Il is the founder of ‘political music’. He regarded music as a powerful political weapon and applied it skilfully with profound musical knowledge […]