I wasn’t sure whether to post this in the Travel or Culture forums…so I thought “What the hell?” and posted it here.
For those of you traveling to Pyongyang, be sure to check out the National Photography Exhibition. It sounds great!
National Photo Exhibition Opens
Pyongyang, September 5 (KCNA) – A national photo exhibition was opened at the People’s Palace of Culture to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the DPRK. Displayed at the exhibition are at least 170 photos on the revolutionary history of President Kim Il Sung and immortal feats of leader Kim Jong Il.
Among them are “The Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung Addressing the Pyongyang City Mass Rally Celebrating the Foundation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,” “The Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung Examining and Ratifying the Document of the Armistice Agreement” and “The Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung Addressing the Joint Conference of Representatives of Political Parties and Public Organizations in North and South Korea” and other photos dealing with the glorious revolutionary exploits of the President. There are also photos dealing with the personality of Kim Jong Il as a great man such as “Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Comrade Kim Jong Il Receiving a Bouquet Carrying the Feelings of Boundless Reverence of the Servicemen of the People’s Army,” “Respected Supreme Commander Comrade Kim Jong Il Watching Exercise of Servicemen of the People’s Army,” “Chol Pass Marked with Footprints Left by the Great General to Provide Songun Revolutionary Leadership.”
On display are photos dealing with the firm will of the people and servicemen of the DPRK to build a great prosperous powerful socialist nation on this land without fail and their heroic struggle. Present at the opening ceremony held on Sept. 4 were Jong Ha Chol, secretary of the C.C., the Workers’ Party of Korea, and Choe Ik Gyu, minister of Culture, and other officials concerned.