The statues of Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il were erected at the Songdowon International Children’s Camp.
The statue of the President depicts him, his face beaming with a broad smile, who shows fatherly love for pupils of the DPRK and various countries of the world seated on a bench in a park of the camp on the seaside with sweet briers in full bloom and the statue of Kim Jong Il portraying the smiling leader taking children to his arms.
The camp is comprehensively equipped with everything necessary for campers’ living including a room dedicated to the education in Kim Jong Il’s patriotism, the international friendship children’s hall, outdoor playground, gymnasium, indoor swimming pool and water park and archery field, aquarium, aviary and show room for stuffed specimens of animals.
An unveiling ceremony of the statues of the Generalissimos and a ceremony of the completion of remodeling of the camp took place with splendor on May 1st. 2014
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, attended the ceremony.
Present there were Hwang Pyong So, Kim Ki Nam, Choe Thae Bok, Choe Ryong Hae, Han Kwang Sang, Ri Il Hwan, Choe Hwi, Ma Won Chun, Kim Yo Jong, Jon Yong Nam, chairman of the C.C., the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League, service personnel of units of the KPA, officials of the Mansudae Art Studio and the Guidance Bureau for the Construction of Revolutionary Sites and other units, soldier-builders, employees of the camp, shock brigade members and schoolchildren in Kangwon Province that made contributions to the erection of the statues and the remodeling of the camp.
The statues of the Generalissimos were unveiled at the camp. Leading officials of the party, the army and the camp unveiled the statues of the Generalissimos. The moment the statues were unveiled, the statues shed brilliant rays. A floral basket in the august name of Kim Jong Un was placed before the statues.
Also laid there were floral baskets in the joint name of the Central Committee of the WPK, the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK and the Cabinet of the DPRK and in the name of all members of the Korean Children’s Union.
Floral baskets were also placed before the statues in the name of the Central Committee of the youth league, the joint organization of the KCU of Kangwon Province, cities and counties, the camp and the party and power organs and the youth league organizations and universities and schools in the province.
All the participants paid tribute to the statues, looking back with deep emotion on the revolutionary careers of the Generalissimos. Choe Ryong Hae, secretary of the Central Committee of the WPK, made a speech at the ceremony.