calendar>>December 24. 2013 Juche 102
Performance Given by KPA Song and Dance Ensemble
Pyongyang, December 24 (KCNA) -- The Korean People's Army Song and Dance Ensemble gave a performance "General Is Banner of Eternal Victory" at the April 25 House of Culture on Tuesday to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's assumption of supreme commandership of the KPA and the 96th birth anniversary of anti-Japanese war hero Kim Jong Suk.

Put on the stage were colorful pieces including mixed chorus "General Is Banner of Victory", kayagum ensemble "Thinking of Journeys for Songun Leadership", tap dance "Pleasure of Recruit" and dance "Final Battle".

The performers highly praised the exploits Generalissimo Kim Jong Il performed by developing the KPA into a matchless army and putting the dignity of the country and its might on the highest phase as a creditable successor to the cause of army-building started on Mt. Paektu.

Female quintet "Arirang on Jiansanfeng" made the audience miss Kim Jong Suk more ardently as she handed down the spirit of devotedly defending the leader as eternal treasure of the party and the revolution and gave steady continuity to the tradition of the revolutionary cause of Juche.

Mixed duet and mixed chorus "Party's Flag, together with It Forever" and mixed chorus and tap dance "7th Regiment Is in the Van of Us Today, Too" truthfully represented the strong faith and will of the service personnel to uphold supreme leader Kim Jong Un as the unitary center of unity and leadership and fly the red flag of the Workers' Party of Korea as the No. 1 colors of the KPA.

Among the audience were senior party, state and army officials including Kim Yong Nam, Pak Pong Ju and Choe Ryong Hae, the chairperson of a friendly party, officials of the party, armed forces and power organs, working people's organizations, the Cabinet, ministries and national institutions, servicepersons of the KPA and the Korean People's Internal Security Forces and Pyongyangites.

Present there on invitation were the chief of the Pyongyang mission of the Anti-Imperialist National Democratic Front, overseas Koreans, foreign diplomatic envoys and representatives of international bodies and military attaches and their wives here and other foreign guests.

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