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Dancing Parties of Youth and Students Held
Pyongyang, December 25 (KCNA) -- Dancing parties of youth and students were held across the DPRK on Dec. 24 to celebrate the 17th anniversary of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's assumption of supreme commandership of the Korean People's Army.

In the venues of the dancing parties in Pyongyang including the plazas of the April 25 House of Culture, the Tower of the Juche Idea and the Monument to Party Founding the participants enthusiastically danced to the tune of the songs "Thunder on Jong Il Peak" and "General on a Galloping White Horse" and other songs, recollecting with deep emotion the immortal leadership exploits Kim Jong Il has performed by developing the People's Army into an invincible revolutionary armed forces and bringing about a landmark turn in the building of a rich and powerful country.

Youth and students presented dynamic dances to the tune of the songs "I Will Dedicate My Youth to the Country" and "Let Us Become Soldiers of the General" and other songs, renewing their will to fulfill their honorable mission and duty as vanguard and a shock brigade in an all-out charge for building a great prosperous powerful nation.

Similar dancing parties took place in provincial seats, cities and counties across the country on the same day.

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