Concert Held on Day of Sun
Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)
Pyongyang, April 15 (KCNA) -- A concert took place in Mangyongdae Saturday on the occasion of the Day of the Sun, the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung. Appreciating the concert were Kim Yong Nam, Pak Pong Ju, Jon Pyong Ho, Ri Yong Mu and senior officials of the party and the state, members of the Cabinet, officials of power bodies, working people's organizations, ministries and national institutions, servicepersons of the Korean People's Army, officials of scientific, educational, cultural and art, public heath and media institutions and working people in the city. Prior to the concert, senior officials of the party and the state visited the old home in Mangyongdae where the President was born to be the sun of Juche. Then a concert was held in the compound of the Mangyongdae Revolutionary Museum. It was jointly performed by the artistes of the Mansudae Art Troupe, the Phibada Opera Troupe and the State National Art Troupe.
It began with chorus "Song of General Kim Il Sung".
Put on the stage were colorful numbers including female quartette "Let's Sing of the Day of the Sun", female vocal solo "My Country Is a Country of Mt. Paektu", dance "Yangsando", kayagum solo and ensemble "Family Tradition in My Country", male solo in bass "The General Is Son of Guerrillas" and chorus "Our Leader Will Always Be with Us".
The performers sang of the great revolutionary history and undying feats of the President who adorned the annals of the revolution in the stormy 20th century with a new history of great changes for the accomplishment of the cause of the popular masses for independence through his original idea and outstanding leadership and great revolutionary practice.
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