|calendar>>September 2. 2012 Juch 101|
Anniversary of Kim Jong Il's Start of Songun Leadership Marked Abroad
| Pyongyang, September 2 (KCNA) -- Events were held in various countries from Aug. 17 to 25 on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's start of Songun revolutionary leadership.
They included a Korean cultural and art exhibition in Shanghai, China, and Korean book, photo and handicraft exhibitions in Serpukhov City of Moscow Region, Russia and San Isidro District, Lima City, Peru and Sao Paulo State, Brazil.
On display in the venues were photos on the Songun revolutionary exploits of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il.
Also displayed there were works of the peerless great persons, books introducing Songun Korea and handicrafts associated with wisdom and skills of Koreans.
Present at the opening ceremonies of those exhibitions were figures of all social standings and masses of relevant countries.
The curator of a library in Shanghai City said the peoples of China and Korea have deep and traditional friendship, hoping for more brisk cultural exchange between the two countries in the days ahead.
A vice mayor of Serpukhov City of Moscow Region, Russia and the curator of the History and Art Museum in Serpukhov City noted the DPRK emerged an invincible powerful state under the Songun leadership of Kim Jong Il.
The governor of San Isidro District of Lima City, Peru said he was pleased with the holding of the exhibition on the significant occasion, expressing belief that the DPRK would further prosper as desired by its preceding leaders.
The international secretary of the Brazilian Communist Party said witnessing the Korean people's drive for building a thriving nation, he came to have firm confidence of the future of socialism.
The Brazilian Communist Party will always stand by the Workers' Party of Korea and the Korean people in the common struggle against imperialism in future, too, he declared.
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