calendar>> January 17. 2014 Juche 103
18th Kimjongilia Festival to Be Held in DPRK
Pyongyang, January 17 (KCNA) -- The 18th Kimjongilia Festival is to be held at the Kimilsungia-Kimjongilia Exhibition here from mid-February, Juche 103 (2014) in celebration of the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star).

It will bring together armed forces organs, ministries, national institutions, overseas compatriots bodies including the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan, people from all walks of life, school youth and children and foreign friends.

There will take place similar Kimjongilia shows and visits to Kimilsungia-Kimjongilia greenhouses in local areas.

The festival will become a flower festival overflowing with the boundless reverence of service personnel and people of the DPRK and progressive mankind for Kim Jong Il, a peerless patriot and tender-hearted father of the people who devoted his all to the country, revolution and people, and representing their will to hold him in high esteem for all ages.

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