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Concert Held in U.S. to Celebrate Day of Shining Star
Pyongyang, February 21 (KCNA) -- A concert "Spring of February" was given by Korean artistes in the U.S. and American artistes with splendor at a theater in New York City on Feb. 13 on the occasion of the 74th birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il (the Day of the Shining Star).

Among the audience were Koreans in the U.S., staff members of the DPRK permanent mission at the UN, foreign diplomatic envoys at the UN and Americans.

The concert began with orchestra "Road of Victory" conducted by Ri Jun Mu, head of the Uruk Symphony Orchestra.

The orchestra mesmerized the audience as it represented the revolutionary careers of the peerlessly great men who exalted the dignity of the country and the nation before the world with the great ideas and outstanding leadership and the unshakable revolutionary faith of the service personnel and people to weather any ordeals and storm of history.

Put on the stage were orchestra "Footstep" and clarinet and orchestra "Ardent Desire" in praise of Marshal Kim Jong Un. Their solemn and dynamic melody reflected the sky-high spirit of Kim Il Sung's and Kim Jong Il's Korea.

Also presented were orchestra "The Girl on the Swing" and songs reflecting excellent culture and optimistic life of the Korean people and foreign classical music.

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