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Koreans Enjoy Folk Holiday
Pyongyang, February 22 (KCNA) -- People of the DPRK significantly spent the January 15th of the lunar calendar, a folk holiday.

Kite-flying, top spinning, shuttlecock game and other folk games of schoolchildren took place at Kim Il Sung Square, the plazas of the Arch of Triumph and the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium and other places of Pyongyang.

Families and neighbors met to have food made of five grains, dishes made of nine kinds of dried edible herbs and other traditional holiday foods and played Korean chess, yut game and other folk games.

Okryu Restaurant, Chongryu Restaurant, restaurants at Changgwang Street and other public catering outlets in Pyongyang served visitors with Pyongyang Cold Noodle, staple food of five different grains, sweet rice dish, mung-bean pancake, etc.

Restaurants in Folk Street in Sariwon, Sinhung Restaurant in Hamhung, Okgye Restaurant in Haeju and other public catering outlets in all parts of the country served people with special foods and dishes.

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