Published: 12:31, April 15, 2024
DPRK top leader attends special concert by Chinese traditional orchestra
By Xinhua
Zhao Leji, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of China's National People's Congress Standing Committee, and Choe Ryong Hae, a member of the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the Standing Committee of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), pose for a group photo with artists of art troupes from both countries after watching their performance in Pyongyang, the DPRK, April 12, 2024. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

SEOUL — Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), attended a special concert presented by China National Traditional Orchestra, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Sunday.

The orchestra was on a visit to the country to participate in the opening ceremony of the "DPRK-China Friendship Year."

Visiting performers presented music featuring Chinese traditional culture and impressed the audience with Korean songs and a chorus "China-DPRK Friendship Will Be Immortal" at the East Pyongyang Grand Theater on Saturday evening, according to the KCNA report.

Chinese Minister of Culture and Tourism Sun Yeli and Chinese Ambassador to the DPRK Wang Yajun, as well as officials and representatives from various sectors in Pyongyang and foreign diplomats in the DPRK, watched the performance.