|calendar>>February 18. 2014 Juche 103|
Kim Jong Un Watches Performance Given by State Merited Chorus
| Pyongyang, February 18 (KCNA) -- A performance was given by the State Merited Chorus at the People's Theater in celebration of the 72nd birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (Day of the Shining Star).
Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, appreciated the performance together with Ri Sol Ju.
He warmly congratulated the audience on the significant Day of the Shining Star.
The performance was divided into two parts.
Put on the stage were male choruses "The General Will Live Forever as the Sun", "General on a Galloping White Horse" and "Soldiers March", instrumental trio "It Is Pride of Our Party", orchestral music "Attraction and Reverence" and other colorful numbers.
The performers highly praised Kim Jong Il for performing undying feats with patriotic devotion and efforts all his life.
Also staged were such foreign songs as male chorus "In the Forest Near the Front" and orchestral music "A Collection of World Famous Music."
He congratulated the artistes on their successful performance.
He expressed expectation and belief that the creators and artistes of the chorus would more powerfully encourage the service personnel and people in their grandiose drive for ushering in a period of prosperity of Songun Korea.
Among the audience were Ri Yong Gil, Jang Jong Nam, Pyon In Son, So Hong Chan and other commanding officers of the KPA and its service personnel.
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