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DPRK April Holidays Marked
Pyongyang, April 16 (KCNA) -- DPRK book, photo and handcraft exhibitions were opened in Mexico and Bulgaria on April 2 and 10 to mark the centenary of the birth of President Kim Il Sung, the 19th anniversary of General Secretary Kim Jong Il's election as chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and the 80th anniversary of the heroic Korean People's Army.

Displayed in their venues were works of the President and Kim Jong Il including reminiscences "With the Century", their photos, books and photos introducing achievements made in the DPRK and handcrafts associated with creative wisdom and talents of the Korean people.

Speeches were made at the opening ceremonies.

Jesus Antonio Carlos Hernandez, general secretary of the Central Committee of the People's Socialist Party of Mexico, said that the President was the great master of ideology and theory who founded the great Juche idea and the genius of creation and construction who built a powerful socialist country, the DPRK.

The revolutionary cause of Juche pioneered by the President was victoriously advanced by Kim Jong Il and is being successfully carried forward by the dear respected Kim Jong Un.

The deputy mayor of Vratsa City of Bulgaria said that the Bulgarian people came to know well about the achievements made by the Korean people in various fields of politics, economy and culture.

The DPRK website of Poland carried Internet photo exhibition on April 9.

Film shows took place in Russia, Mongolia, Iran, Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand and South Africa and the Kimilsungia exhibition in a park of Jakarta, Indonesia between April 3 and 9.

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