Category Archives: Music

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Enjoys Performance with All Commanders of Large Combined Units, Combined Units of KPA

Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, enjoyed a performance given by the State Merited Chorus at an annex to the headquarters of the Party Central Committee together with all the […]

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 […]

Janggo Dance, Folk Dance of Korea

Janggo Dance, Folk Dance of Korea

Janggo Dance is one of the time-honoured folk dances of Korea. Janggo, a kind of hourglass drum which is the main property played in the dance, originated from yogo, a musical instrument of Koguryo, and it has been a favourite percussion instrument of the Korean people for a long time. The left side of janggohas […]

Kim Jong Un Watches Performance Given by Schoolchildren

“We Are the Happiest in the World”, a performance of schoolchildren for celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean Children’s Union (KCU), was given with splendor at the Mangyongdae Schoolchildren’s Palace on Tuesday. Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and […]

The Moranbong Band of the DPRK

Pyongyang, December 9 (KCNA) — The Moranbong Band, which is popular among the Korean people as a model of the Juche-based literature and art and a worldwide stylish band, will soon give friendship performances in China, together with the State Merited Chorus. Supreme leader Kim Jong Un organized a new light music band in Juche […]

69th Anniversary of Founding of the Korean Children’s Union Marked

On June 6, the sixty-ninth (69th) anniversary of the Korean Children’s Union (KCU) was marked. Joint meetings of the KCU organizations took place in Pyongyang and all provinces of the country, providing an opportunity for both families and youth to reflect on the day’s history and cultural significance. Performances were given by schoolchildren in South […]

Concert of New Music Pieces of Moranbong Band Highly Acclaimed

The Moranbong Band gave an amazing performance with new famous songs and music pieces of Korean style. The concert was given before full houses at the Mansudae Art Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday. Watching it were officials, creators and artistes in the field of art of the army and society, journalists and editors, and teachers, […]

National Musical Instrument – Kayagum

Kayagum is a Korean national string instrument. It was made in a country called Kaya in the Korean history. Hence the name kayagum. Kayagum was invented by talented musician Uruk who was active at the beginning of the sixth century. Kayagum has a soft and elegant sound. Its structure is simple and tone can be […]

The Song of Happiness Sung by the People

The Korean people love the song “We are the happiest in the world”. The song created in Juche 50 or 1961 represented the great happiness of the Korean people living harmoniously in a large family with the great Generalissimo Kim Il Sung as their father. More than half a century has passed since its creation, […]

DPRK Musicians Play in Norway

The Bergen International Festival was held in Norway between mid-May and early June. The festival brought together art organizations from more than 40 countries of the world. In the festival the performance of the Korean schoolchildren´s small art troupe was a great attraction. Seven schoolchildren showed good ensemble and high artistry, performing instruments and singing […]

Kim Jong Il’s Ideologically Charged Music

An article titled “Comments on Kim Jong Il, first man of the world” was carried by the Iranian newspaper “Teheran Times” some years ago. It had this to say: “Leader Kim Jong Il is the founder of ‘political music’. He regarded music as a powerful political weapon and applied it skilfully with profound musical knowledge […]

Kim Jong Un Enjoys Art Performance Given by Moranbong Band

Kim Jong Un Enjoys Art Performance Given by Moranbong Band

A performance was given by the Moranbong Band at the April 25 House of Culture Monday in congratulation of the participants in the 9th national meeting of artistes. It was honored with the presence of Marshal Kim Jong Un. When he appeared in the auditorium together with Ri Sol Ju all the participants broke into […]

Well-known Folk Singer in Korea

The song on the air is sung by Merited Artiste Kim Il Hwang at the Mansudae Art Troupe of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea. Listening to the song, Choe Jong Ok in Taebo-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, says: “I love folk songs, songs sung by Kim Il Hwang in particular. His fluent and interesting songs […]

A Genuine Educator

Korean schoolchildren are developing their talents at the palaces built in different parts of the country. One of those educators who develop their talents is Yun Pyong Hui, a piano teacher of the Pyongyang Students and Children´s Palace. She loves teaching more than any other jobs. “My father is a teacher of a university. When […]

Kim Jong Un Enjoys Performance Given by Moranbong Band

Comrade Kim Jong-un had with the army soldiers do you watch the performances of the band was Moran Hill Pyongyang, March 23 (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, together with Ri Sol […]

Producer Kim Su Jo Remembered By the People Of the DPRK

Kim Su Jo who is widely known among the Korean people was Director General of the Phibada Opera Troupe and talented producer.

Kim Su Jo who is widely known among the Korean people was Director General of the Phibada Opera Troupe and talented producer. I am going to tell you a story about him starting from an event which happened in February Juche 87 or 1998. The great leader Kim Jong Il met cinema creators and artistes […]

Kim Jong Un Enjoys Art Performance of Servicepersons

Kim Jong Un Enjoys Art Performance of Servicepersons

Pyongyang, October 27 (KCNA) — Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, enjoyed a performance given by those who proved successful in the 36th Art Festival of KPA Servicepersons. […]

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 […]