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Kim Jong Un Enjoys Joint Performance Given by Moranbong Band and State Merited Chorus
Pyongyang, October 15 (KCNA) -- Supreme leader Kim Jong Un appreciated a joint performance "Long Live the Workers' Party of Korea" given by the Moranbong Band and the State Merited Chorus together with members of the Orchestra of the 21st Century of Russia and citizens in Pyongyang on Tuesday.

Among the audience were Choe Ryong Hae, member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People's Army, Kim Ki Nam, member of the Political Bureau and secretary of the C.C., the WPK, Pavel Ovsyannikov, head and chief conductor of the orchestra, and Natalia Ivanovna Semyonova, administrative manager of the orchestra.

The performance began with overture "We Sing of the Party".

Put on the stage were female chorus "Ode to the Motherland", light music and serial songs "Mother Party Which Protected My Destiny", male chorus "Our Future Is Bright", female group singing and chorus "Let's Defend Socialism", mixed chorus "His Great Name Is the Banner of Victory" and epilogue "Long Live the Workers' Party of Korea".

The audience was mesmerized by the performance.

Kim Jong Un congratulated the artistes on their successful performance.

At the end of the performance Kim Jong Un met with Pavel Ovsyannikov and Natalia Ivanovna Semyonova again.

Pavel Ovsyannikov expressed sincere thanks to Kim Jong Un, saying that he invited the orchestra to watch the joint performance given by the Moranbong Band and the State Merited Chorus after appreciating the performance of his orchestra.

He said in an excited tone that the joint performance was the performance of the highest level and a really splendid one full of dynamism, vigor and stamina.

Kim Jong Un expressed belief and expectation that artistes of the two countries would conduct joint performances and a lot of exchanges to contribute to enriching the mankind's treasure house of culture and arts.

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