Category Archives: Kim Jong Il

Last December in his Great Life – Kim Jong Il

The Korean people´s great leader Kim Jong Il passed away too suddenly and too regrettably on December 17, 2011. Receiving the sad news like a thunderbolt from the blue, the nature lamented and the bitter cries of the army and people shook the earth. The Korean people who have not forgetten him even a day, […]

Kimjongilia in Bloom: Infinite Fascination and Admiration

  Two years has passed since the great leader Kim Jong Il parted with us. In those years Kimjongilia bloomed more beautifully representing the infinite longing of the Korean people and the progressive humanity of the world for him, dying all parts of the globe red. The 17th Kimjongilia Festival was grandly held in Pyongyang, […]

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Shipyard

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to Shipyard

Pyongyang, November 1 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), gave field guidance to the shipyard managed by Ju Song Ho. He went round various places of the shipyard […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Mirim Riding Club

Kim Jong Un Visits Mirim Riding Club

Pyongyang, October 20 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, visited the Mirim Riding Club built as a monumental edifice in the era of the WPK. He went round the room […]

April 2014 KFA Travel Delegation

The Anniversary of the Great Leader Kim Il Sung

KFA Delegation to North Korea Now Available in April 2014 – The Anniversary of the Great Leader Kim Il Sung Travel Dates: April 12th-19th 2014 (8 days / 7 nights) The Korean Friendship Association (KFA) organizes a trip to the DPRK (North Korea) from 12th April to 19th April 2014 on the special occasion of […]

Kim Jong Un Enjoys Performance Given by Orchestra of 21st Century Russia

Kim Jong Un Enjoys Performance Given by Orchestra of 21st Century of Russia

Pyongyang, October 15 (KCNA) — Supreme leader Kim Jong Un together with Ri Sol Ju enjoyed the performance given by the visiting Orchestra of 21st Century Russia at the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre on Oct. 15. They were greeted by Pavel Ovsyannikov, head and chief conductor of the orchestra, and Natalia Ivanovna Semyonova, administrative manager […]

Extravaganza “Arirang” Closes

Extravaganza "Arirang" Closes

Pyongyang, September 30 (KCNA) — The grand gymnastic and artistic performance “Arirang”, winner of Kim Il Sung Prize, closed on Monday. It was open on July 22 on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the victory in the great Fatherland Liberation War. It was watched by at least 1.3 million people from all walks […]

Okryu Children’s Hospital Opens

Okryu Children's Hospital Opens

Pyongyang, October 13 (KCNA) — The Okryu Children’s Hospital has been built in the Munsu area on the picturesque bank of the Taedong River. The six-storied hospital with a total floor space of 32,800 square meters has various curative and treatment rooms, operation rooms and sick wards furnished with latest medical equipment. The medical center […]

Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun

Kim Jong Un Visits Kumsusan Palace of Sun

Pyongyang, October 10 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army (KPA), visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun at 00:00 on Thursday to pay high tribute to Generalissimos Kim Il […]

Kim Jong Un Inspects May Day Stadium

Kim Jong Un Inspects May Day Stadium

Pyongyang, September 24 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, inspected the May Day Stadium to give tasks to remodel it. He went round the room devoted to the history of the stadium […]

Performance Given by Winners of Schoolchildren’s Art Contest

Performance Given by Winners of Schoolchildren's Art Contest

Pyongyang, August 25 (KCNA) — A performance was given by winners of the 8th schoolchildren’s individual art contest at the Pyongyang Schoolchildren’s Palace on Sunday, the 53rd Day of Songun. It began with female solo “Father’s Trip to Front.” Put on the stage were folk solo “Royal Azalea on Chol Pass”, piano solo “Song of […]

How was the lamp lit and how is it shining?

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In 1929 Indian poet Tagore, in his poem “Korea”, wrote: “The Golden Age of Asia, Korea was a country raising its lamps. Again the lamp will be lit, We are waiting for it to illumine the East.” Korea was a cradle of human civilization and shone with her 5,000-year long history and brilliant culture. When […]

National Symposium on Nation-building Exploits of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il Held

National Symposium on Nation-building Exploits of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il Held

A national symposium took place Wednesday at the Central Youth Hall to deeply study and glorify the immortal nation-building exploits performed by the great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on the occasion of the 65th founding anniversary of the DPRK. Present there were Kim Ki Nam, secretary of the Central Committee of […]

Statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il Erected in Hamhung City

Statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il Erected in Hamhung City

Statues of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il were erected on Tonghung Hill in Hamhung City, South Hamgyong Province. They depict Kim Il Sung raising his hand high, his face beaming with a broad smile, and Kim Jong Il, his face beaming with a broad smile, standing in padded dress associated with […]

Under the Banner of Songun

Great Kim Jong Il was an iron-willed brilliant commander and uncommon great man who defended the destiny of the country and people and demonstrated the dignity of the nation with the treasured sword of Songun or army-first politics. He was awarded the title of Marshal of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea on April 20, […]

Americans Remember Kim Jong-il

The world lost a great leader, a great thinker, and a great man. And the American people lost a dear friend. In his lifetime, Comrade Kim Jong Il was such a cheerful and invigorating presence that it was easy to forget what daunting historic tasks he accomplished. He sought to mend the Korean peninsula’s wounded […]

National Memorial Service Marks First Anniversary of Demise of Kim Jong Il

[nggallery id=75]National memorial service was held with solemnity here to mark the first anniversary of demise of leader Kim Jong Il. Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, was present. Leading officials of […]

Kim Jong Il′s Whole Life Devoted to People′s Wellbeing

[nggallery id=69]With the approach of leader Kim Jong Il’s 1st death anniversary, the Korean people’s yearning for him is running higher than ever. He regarded it as his happiness and joy to make ceaseless journey of field guidance for the wellbeing of the people despite weather conditions. The leader’s guidance tour of Jagang Province in […]

Song: ‘Kim Jong Il Is Immortal as Sun’ Created in Korea

“Kim Jong Il Is Immortal as Sun” was created in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. The song was written by Choe Jun Gyong and composed by Sol Thae Song. It was sung by the State Merited Chorus, conducted by Ri Il Chan.