Sunday, May 21, 2006
Eurovision Song Contest is Nothing Compared to North Korea
Surprise Heavy Metal winners "Lordi" of the
Kim-Jong-Il-Vision song contest, 2006.
Pyongyang, May 21 (KCNA) -- Performances were given by artistes of national art troupes in parks and recreation grounds of Pyongyang on May 1, a holiday of working people the world over. A performance was given by artistes of the Mansudae Art Troupe at the Recreation Ground on Moran Hill.
Put on the stage of the performance which began with chorus "May, Month of Victory" were such numbers as male vocal solo "Thunder on Jong Il Peak", "Blue Sky over My Country", "Indeed, It Is a Good World", female vocal solo "Song of Chollima Pioneer" and "General's Family Members" and female quartet "Nilliri of Happiness". The artistes of the Phibada Opera Troupe raised the curtain of their performance with chorus "Song of General Kim Jong Il" and "Song of May Day" at the Recreation Ground in Mangyongdae, warmly congratulating the workers significantly greeting May Day with the pride of creating innovations at factories and working sites. In front of the South Gate at the Recreation Ground in Mt. Taesong the artistes of the State National Art Troupe put on the stage colorful and peculiar numbers reflecting the revolutionary optimism and happy life of the workers in the Songun era. At the Recreation Ground in Rungra Islet the artistes of the National Comedy Troupe put on the stage comedic pieces showing the optimistic and joyful life of the Korean people living and struggling full of conviction of victory despite all ordeals and difficulties.
At the plaza of the Arch of Triumph the acrobats of the Pyongyang Circus performed physical acrobatics "Rolling Cylinders", "Rope Jumping", jugglery "Wonderful Box" and so on, delighting the working people on the holiday.