The respected Comrade
He came out to the auditorium amid the playing of the welcome music.
Children presented him with fragrant bouquets.
The auditorium was taken by Kim Tok Hun, Jo Yong Won, Choe Ryong Hae and Ri Pyong Chol, Members of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WPK, senior officials of the Party and the government and commanding officers of the armed forces organs.
Enjoying the performance were the participants in the Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Party Central Committee and the Ninth Congress of the Korean Children's Union and capital citizens.
A solemn ceremony was held to hoist the national flag of the DPRK.
Put on the stage were songs warmly praising the motherly Party, famous songs in the era of the Workers' Party and dances.
In the performance, the artistes of authoritative art organizations including the State Merited Chorus, the Wangjaesan Art Troupe and the Mansudae Art Troupe and students of art educational institutions in the city decorated the New Year's Eve conspicuously through fresh and wonderful artistic depiction.