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rt Performances Inspire Korean People with Confidence
Pyongyang, January 20 (KCNA) -- From the beginning of the new year art performances have taken place in the DPRK, adding to the people's yearning for General Secretary Kim Jong Il.

The New Year concert "The Cause of the Sun Will Be Immortal", given by the Unhasu Orchestra, is going on in Hamhung City after the capital city of Pyongyang.

Its colorful numbers represent the great feats Kim Jong Il performed for the fatherland and people in his lifetime.

A music and dance performance "Let Us Uphold Our Supreme Commander Forever" leaves deep impressions on the audience.

The performance, given by military artistes, tells that the feats Kim Jong Il performed for the development of the revolutionary armed forces will shine forever as they are guided by the dear respected Kim Jong Un.

Meanwhile, the Moranbong and Wangjaesan art troupes and the National Symphony Orchestra have also given performances, encouraging the people to unfailingly build a thriving socialist nation by converting the sorrow for the demise of the leader into strength and courage.

The National Theatrical Troupe restarted performing the light comedy "Echo of Mountain", a masterpiece recreated in the Songun (military-first) era.

Other national and local art troupes, including the Phibada Opera Troupe and the Jagang Provincial Art Troupe, have conducted artistic activities in industrial establishments and co-op farms.

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