May Day Marked in DPRK
Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)
Pyongyang, May 1 (KCNA) -- The working class in different parts of the country significantly marked the 116th May Day. Seen in the streets of Pyongyang, provincial seats, cities and county seats were slogans such as "Long live the May Day, the international holiday of the workers of the world!", "Let's add shine to socialism of our style with the might of single-minded unity!" and "Let's turn out as one in the drive to build a rich and powerful country!" and flags of the DPRK and red flags.
Working people in Pyongyang had various sports and amusement games in parks and recreation grounds including the Mangyongdae Funfair, the Kaeson Youth Park and other recreation grounds on Moran Hill, Mt. Taesong and in Rungra Islet. The games included mass rhythmic exercise, Taekwon-do for health, Korean wrestling and yut-game.
Football, basketball and tug-of-war games drew the particular attention of the spectators.
Chorus performances, popular dances, sports and amusement games and competition in national dishes and other holiday amusements took place at the factories and enterprises in different parts of the country including the Pukchang Thermal-power Complex, the February 8 Jikdong Youth Coal Mine, the Kim Chaek Iron Complex and the Sinuiju and Sariwon Textile Mills.
The workers of the Ryongsong Machine Complex staged a chorus performance participated in by 6,000 employees. Their repertoire included chorus and dance "May, Month of Victory", female chorus and chorus "Our Leader" and a poem and chorus "We Will Go Ahead Full of Confidence" and other colorful numbers impressively representing the revolutionary will and heroic spirit of the working class of the DPRK to vigorously speed up the building of a great prosperous powerful nation full of great ambition and strong faith.
The workers of the Munphyong Smeltery staged a 5,000-men chorus performance "Song of Unity of Workers Presented to the General."
Working people enjoyed the holiday in the recreation ground in Mt. Jongbang and other parks and pleasure grounds of the country.
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