calendar>> January 29. 2014 Juche 103
Day of Shining Star Marked in Various Countries
Pyongyang, January 29 (KCNA) -- Events took place in various countries on the occasion of the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star).

A reading session, photo exhibition and film show were held in Benin, Singapore and Nigeria from January 17 to 23.

Displayed at the venue of the photo exhibition were photos dealing with exploits of Kim Jong Il and Marshal Kim Jong Un.

Pascal Zouncheme, chief of the Benin Group for the Study of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism, read Kim Jong Un's work "Let Us Brilliantly Accomplish the Revolutionary Cause of Juche, Holding Kim Jong Il in High Esteem as the Eternal General Secretary of Our Party". He said:

Kim Jong Il developed the revolutionary idea of President Kim Il Sung into the great guiding idea in the era of independence by conducting energetic ideological and theoretical activities with his extraordinary wisdom and great faculties of inquiry.

Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism is the integral system of ideology, theory and method of Juche and the great revolutionary idea representing the era of Juche.

The managing director of a Singaporean company said that he came to know better about the exploits of Kim Jong Il who devoted himself to the building of a thriving nation, reunification of Korea, world peace and security.

He stressed that the Korean people would surely win a final victory as they are led by Kim Jong Un.

After watching Korean films "Fireworks for a Thriving Nation" and "Pyongyang Today", Nigerian personages praised Kim Jong Il as an elder statesman of the world.

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