Paektusan Prize Int’l Figure Skating Festival
Date: 30/03/2019 | Source: Sports DPRK English | Read original version at source
Amid great expectations and interest of the Korean people and world progressives, the 26th Paektusan Prize International Figure Skating Festival in celebration of the Day of the Shining Star took place at the Ice Rink from February 15 to 17, Juche 108 (2019).
It drew skaters from the DPRK, China, Russia, Bulgaria, Belarus, Slovakia and other countries.
It was seen by foreign guests, overseas Korean compatriots and the working people in Pyongyang.
It served as a significant occasion for showcasing the respect and yearning for General Kim Jong Il, who devoted his whole life to the country’s prosperity and people’s well-being and made an immortal contribution to the cause of global independence, and for strengthening friendship and unity among sportspeople of the world.
The festival cup was awarded to the Korean, Chinese, Russian, Belarusian and Slovak skaters who displayed skilful portrayal and high techniques.