Art Performance of Youth Celebrates V-Day

The art squad of the Central Committee of the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League gave a performance “July 27 of Eternal Victory” at the Central Youth Hall on July 24 in celebration of the 64th anniversary of victory in the Fatherland Liberation War. The numbers of performance, which began with chorus “Glory to General Kim Jong Un”, […]

Presentation of Winners in Vocal and Recital Solo Contest of Youth and Students Held

A presentation of winners in the national vocal and recital solo contest of youth and students took place at the Central Youth Hall on July 24 in celebration of the 64th anniversary of victory in the Fatherland Liberation War. The performers sang high praises of the feats of President Kim Il Sung, an invincible and iron-willed […]

KFAUSA Condemns US Travel Ban on DPRK

North Korea Travel Ban

The Korean Friendship Association USA (KFAUSA) condemns the upcoming actions of our country to ban travel for US citizens to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). We are truly saddened by this as the people of the DPRK seek peace and it is the mission of the KFAUSA to promote friendship, information and cultural […]

Disabled People Give Performance

Members of the Korean Art Association of the Disabled gave a performance “We Love Our Country” at the People’s Palace of Culture from July 16 to 21. Their colourful numbers included female solo “I Love You Socialism”, poem-reciting “I Will Live with You Only”, accordion trio “Young People, Be Loyal to Our Party”, dance “Yearning”, […]

Cooking of Ssukttok

Cooking of Ssukttok

Koreans began to cook and eat ssukttok (rice-and-wormwood cake) a long time ago. Wormwood, a perennial herb of the daisy family, contains 4.5 percent protein, 0.54 percent fat, 7.13 percent sugar, 6 percent minerals (more than 50 percent of them are potassium, and the rest are other microelements including calcium, iron and phosphorus.), plenty of vitamins A, […]

15th National Exhibition of Inventions and New Technologies Opens

15th National Exhibition of Inventions and New Technologies Opens

The 15th National Exhibition of Inventions and New Technologies opened with due ceremony at the Sci-Tech Complex on July 18. Exhibited there are over 1 500 inventions and new technological achievements made by scientists, engineers, officials and inventors across the country. Among the exhibits, presented by ministries and national agencies, Pyongyang and provinces, are achievements […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun

Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun at 00:00 on Saturday, the 23rd anniversary of demise of President Kim Il Sung. Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un entered the hall where […]

Who is Kim Hyong Jik?

Kim Il-sung as a child, with his parents. The Revolutionary founders of the Korean nation. | Image: KCNA

Kim Hyong Jik was the father of Eternal President Kim Il-sung, grandfather of Dear Leader Kim Jong-il, and great-grandfather of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. Kim Hyong Jik (1894-1926), an outstanding leader of the Korean anti-Japanese national liberation movement, was born as the eldest son of Kim Po Hyon and Ri Po Ik, ardent patriots, in […]

DPRK Trade Cargo Ship Sets Sail!

The 5000-ton trade cargo ship Jaryok (self-reliance) set sail. Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un set forth a task on making a 5 000-ton cargo ship and named it in person. Workers, technicians and officials of the Ryongnam Dockyard built the Jaryok on the occasion of the Day of the Sun and thus provided another material and technical foundation for developing the […]

To Build an Education Power, a Talent Power

The DPRK is dynamically pushing ahead with the building of an education power, a talent power, thanks to the sagacious guidance of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un who is laying a solid foundation for the prosperity of the country and nation. The Supreme Leader, always paying close attention to the development of education, made public such works […]

Report of DPRK Academy of Defence Science

The Academy of Defence Science of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea released the following report Tuesday: Scientists and technicians of the DPRK Academy of Defence Science successfully carried out the test-fire of inter-continental ballistic rocket Hwasong-14, newly researched and developed by them under the strategic decision of Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party […]

Kim Jong Un Inspects New Dental Sanitary Goods Factory

Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un gave field guidance to the newly-built Dental Sanitary Goods Factory. The factory, with a total floor space of more than 12, 720 square meters, is a general producer of dental sanitary goods, which can turn out tens of millions of dentifrices, gargles and different kinds of dental sanitary implements a year. […]

Kim Jong Un Guides Test-fire of New Ground-to-Sea Cruise Rocket

Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test-fire of new-type ground-to-sea cruise rocket developed by the Academy of National Defence Science. This new-type cruise rocket is a powerful attack means capable of striking any enemy group of battleships attempting at military attack on the DPRK from the ground at will. The test-fire was aimed […]