Fireworks Display Marks War Victory Anniversary in DPR Korea – PHOTOS [KCNA]

Pyongyang, July 27 (KCNA) — A fireworks display took place on the banks of the Pothong River on the evening of July 27, the 59th anniversary of the victory of the Korean people in the Fatherland Liberation War.

Various places of Pyongyang including Jonsung Square, Ponghwa Street, An Sang Thaek Street and Moran Hill along the banks of the Pothong River, around the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Memorial Tower, were crowded with spectators.

Enjoying the fireworks display were Kim Yong Nam, Choe Yong Rim, Hwang Sun Hui, Ri Ul Sol, Kim Chol Man, Kim Jong Gak, Pak To Chun, Kim Yong Chun, Kim Ki Nam, Choe Thae Bok, Yang Hyong Sop, Ri Yong Mu, Hyon Chol Hae, Kim Won Hong, O Kuk Ryol, Kim Yong Il, Kim Phyong Hae, Mun Kyong Dok, Kwak Pom Gi, Ju Kyu Chang, Kim Chang Sop, Ro Tu Chol, Ri Pyong Sam, Jo Yon Jun, Thae Jong Su and Kim Yong Dae, chairman of the C.C., Korean Social Democratic Party, senior officials of the party, armed forces and power bodies and working people’s organizations, officials of ministries and national institutions, servicepersons of the Korean People’s Army and Korean People’s Internal Security Forces, officials in the fields of science, education, literature and arts, public health and the press, heroes and merited persons.

Among the spectators were delegates of war veterans to the celebrations of the 59th anniversary of the Korean people’s victory in the Fatherland Liberation War.

On the invitation there were the chief of the Pyongyang mission of the Anti-imperialist National Democratic Front, overseas compatriots staying in motherland and foreigners.

Vice Marshal Kim Jong Gak, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and minister of the People’s Armed Forces, made a speech.

He said the historic victory in the war is attributable to the Juche-oriented military ideas, strategy and tactics of President Kim Il Sung and the indomitable mental power of the army and people united around the leader.

Today’s fireworks display is a great festival to praise the Songun revolutionary exploits of Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il who always emerged victorious and to demonstrate the heroic spirit of Songun Korea advancing towards a final victory under the leadership of the dear respected Kim Jong Un, he stressed.

The fireworks display began with the song "July 27, Our Victory Day".

The fireworks display represented the feats of the Korean army and people that started U.S. imperialism on the downgrade by blowing up the myth of the U.S. "mightiness" and honorably defended the country.

Fireworks of various colors decorated the sky over Pyongyang.

The delegates felt grateful to Kim Jong Un for having invited them to the celebrations of the war victory day, including the wonderful fireworks display.

The fireworks display demonstrated the strong will of the Korean army and people to advance toward a final victory by glorifying the revolutionary exploits of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il for all ages and work in the spirit displayed during the Fatherland Liberation War, closely united around Marshal Kim Jong Un.

KCNA English homepage:  http://www.kcna.co.jp/index-e.htm

KCNA photo homepage:  http://kns-photo.com/index.php

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