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29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival Goes On
Pyongyang, April 15 (KCNA) -- The 29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival is going on before full houses in the DPRK.

Performances were given at the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre, Pyongyang Grand Theatre, Moranbong Theatre, Ponghwa Art Theatre, Central Youth Hall, Concert Hall of Pyongyang Kim Won Gyun Conservatory and the Pyongyang Circus Theater on Monday.

Foreign artistes and overseas Korean artistes put on the stages colorful numbers including songs, instrumental music, dances and acrobatics, reflecting boundless reverence for President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il who are highly praised as peerlessly great men and world's elder statesmen by the Korean people and progressive mankind.

The Chinese art troupe (Eastern Song and Dance Ensemble) put on the stage colorful numbers reflecting the patriotism of the Chinese people and traditional custom of various nations.

Artistes of the Song and Dance Ensemble of the Mongolian Army successfully represented Korean songs including a song created by them in reverence for Marshal Kim Jong Un.

Female soloists of the art troupe of the National Song and Dance Theatre of Vietnam and the Varna Opera Theatre of Bulgaria sang Korean song "Attraction and Reverence" and "Ode to Comrade Kim Jong Il", mesmerizing the audience.

The Vienna Wind Instrumental Group of Austria successfully presented instrumental music pieces, impressing the audience.

Members of the all-star delegation of Chopin Music University of Poland, the Dwiki-Music Group of Indonesia and the dance troupe of Kiev Dance Theater of Ukraine fully displayed their artistic talents in their programs.

The art troupe of Koreans in the U.S. and a Korean soloist in Australia were acclaimed by the audience for their high artistry and perfect ensemble.

Acrobatic pieces presented by acrobats from Russia, China, Egypt and Thailand were also acclaimed by the audience.

Meanwhile, the art troupe of Koreans in Japan and the art troupe of Koreans in China gave separate performances on the same day.

Performances go on.

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