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Day of Shining Star to Be Celebrated in Finland
Pyongyang, February 2 (KCNA) -- A Finnish preparatory committee to mark the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star) was formed on Jan. 28.

Personages of political parties and social bodies including Antti Sika Aho, chairman of the Finnish Mangyongdae Committee and the Finland-Korea Society, were elected co-chairpersons of the preparatory committee.

It decided to give wide publicity to the undying feats of Kim Jong Il and his personality as a great man and noble traits, and organize colorful celebrations on the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star.

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