April 12, 2024
KCNA Uriminzokkiri (En)

National Flag-hoisting Ceremony and Fireworks Display Mark New Year

Date: 02/01/2024 | Source: Uriminzokkiri (En) | Read original version at source

A national flag-hoisting ceremony was solemnly held on January 1, Juche 113 (2024), at Kim Il Sung Square.

At 00:00 sharp, a bell tolled to signal the turn of the New Year and solemn melodies of the immortal revolutionary hymns Song of General Kim Il Sung and Song of General Kim Jong Il echoed through the sky above the capital city of Pyongyang.

A worker, farmer and intellectual politely hoisted up the national flag amid the solemn playing of the national anthem of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

The participants paid a high tribute to the national flag of the DPRK fluttering despite all tempests of history, in reflection of the invincible might of the country and all the miracles and victories on this land.

Gorgeous fireworks were displayed all at once in the sky over Pyongyang, revving up the atmosphere of the New Year celebration.

Various kinds of fireworks were set off at Kim Il Sung Square, Pothong riverside and other places in the city, unfolding a world of dazzling fireworks in the nocturnal sky to the admiration of spectators.

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