calendar>>February 16. 2016 Juche 105
DPRK Celebrates Day of Shining Star
Pyongyang, February 16 (KCNA) -- The army and people of the DPRK celebrated the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il.

Streets and villages of Pyongyang, every province, city and county and industrial establishments and farms are garbed in festive attire.

People visited the plaza of the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun where President Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il lie in state and made bows to the portraits of the smiling leaders.

They spent a good time at the park of the plaza which was built as a grand monument to the immortality of the leaders.

Service personnel, people and school youth and children across the country visited the statues of the great leaders and portraits of the smiling leaders.

An endless stream of people visited the venue of the 20th Kimjongilia Festival and venues of the Kimjongilia exhibitions in every province.

People from all walks of life visited the venues of photo exhibitions and art shows and looked round historic pictures and art works dealing with the revolutionary feats of Kim Jong Il.

There took place art performances at theaters, halls and outdoor stages in Pyongyang and local areas.

There were also art performances at the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill, the construction site of the Chongchongang-Phyongnam irrigation gravity-fed waterway, the construction site of stockbreeding base in Sepho area, the Migok Co-op Farm in Sariwon City and other factories, rural villages and construction sites across the country.

Children across the country admitted the Korean Children's Union.

Public catering establishments including the Combined Service Boat Mujigae, Okryu Restaurant and Chongryu Restaurant are enlivened with holiday service.

People had a pleasant holiday time at the Rungna Dolphinarium, Rungna 4-D Simulation Cinema, People's Open-air Ice Rink and the Meari Shooting Gallery.

Youth and students held dancing parties.

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