/ WPK General Secretary Kim Jong Un's
Revolutionary Activities
Grand event held to celebrate National Day
  A grand event was held at the foot of the historic Mansu Hill in the capital Pyongyang with the bronze statues of the great Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, the pioneer and leader of the cause of building the socialist state, on the evening of September 8 to celebrate the 74th founding anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  The respected Kim Jong Un, General Secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and President of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, attended the event.
  The wide venue of the peculiar event between the Mansudae Assembly Hall and the People's Theatre was crowded with the capital citizens from all walks of life and youth and students who had come to commemorate the birthday of our great state.
  There were parachuting skill of a paratrooper and stunt of combat flying corps, decorating the prelude to the event conspicuously.
  A paratrooper parachuted, unfolding a dazzling flag of the DPRK, a symbol of the dignity and invincibility of our just and powerful state and an infinite pride, happiness and bright future of our people, in the night sky of joyful September, and combat pilots of the Korean People's Army stunted along with splendid buzzing.
  Amid the playing of the welcome music, Kim Jong Un came out to the venue of the event together with his wife Ri Sol Ju.
  Children's Union members presented fragrant bouquets to Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju.
  Kim Jong Un warmly acknowledged the enthusiastic cheers of the entire participants, sending warm congratulations to them on the founding anniversary of the DPRK.
  Invited to the event were retired cadres who had long worked in the Party, government and military organs.
  Present there were senior officials of the Party, the government and the military, deputies to the Supreme People's Assembly, the participants in the celebrations, officials of the ministries and national agencies, students of revolutionary schools and Pyongyang citizens.
  There was a solemn ceremony of hoisting the national flag at the flagpole of the State Assembly Hall of the DPRK.
  All the participants paid noble respects to the national flag.
  Fireworks of celebration were set off in the sky of September with the national flag of the powerful country fluttering.
  A grand performance started with the Mansudae Assembly Hall as the background.
  The artistes sang the songs of people dedicated to the motherland and songs in praise of socialism and the Workers' Party which have been loudly sung in the course of building and developing the DPRK.
  Through the immortal songs, they highly praised the undying exploits of the great leader Kim Il Sung who pioneered the cause of building the people-centred state and built Korea into a socialist state independent in politics, self-supporting in the economy and self-reliant in national defence.
  The programs of the performance showed the heroic course of the indomitable people who rose up many a time despite the unprecedentedly severe trials generation after generation and century after century under the guidance of the great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il to lay a firm foundation for national prosperity on this land, giving deep impressions to the audience.
  The performance gave a solemn and beautiful musical picture of the glorious history and bright future of the DPRK demonstrating its dignity under the leadership of the WPK and the invincible might of Korean-style socialism. It ended with the songs "We'll Travel One Road Forever" and "Our National Flag", marching songs of the great Kim Jong Un era.
  Fireworks were set off, decorating the night sky of the holiday.
  Kim Jong Un warmly waved back to the enthusiastically cheering participants.
  Expressing his great satisfaction over the successful performance, he mounted the stage to congratulate the performers and have a photo taken with them.