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Participants in Art Festival Visit Mangyongdae
Pyongyang, April 18 (KCNA) -- The participants in the 29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival visited Mangyongdae, the birthplace of President Kim Il Sung.

The guests went round historic relics preserved with much care at the old home in Mangyongdae, being briefed on the time-honored low roofed house.

At the end of the visit the head of the Chinese Art Troupes (the Eastern Song and Dance Ensemble and the Shandong Provincial Circus) said:

My long-cherished desire to visit Mangyongdae came true today. Our visit to Mangyongdae offered an opportunity to know better about the revolutionary life of President Kim Il Sung who was born in a simple family.

Viktor Yeliseev, head of the Academy Ensemble of the Interior Unit of the Russian Ministry of Interior, noted:

An endless stream of people is visiting the old home in Mangyongdae dear to the Korean people. Witnessing this fact alone, we can know well the great Comrade Kim Il Sung was the genuine popular leader.

Kivikangas Matti Juhani, head of a brass band of Finland, said that he was pleased to visit Mangyongdae where the President was born.

The participants also visited the National Gifts Exhibition House, Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, Rungna Dolphinarium, Munsu Water Park, etc.

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