National Flag-Hoisting Ceremony Marks New Year

A national flag-hoisting ceremony was solemnly held at Kim Il Sung Square on January 1, Juche 110 (2021).

A lot of citizens who gathered at the square to greet the hope-filled New Year waited for the moment when the national flag of dignified Juche Korea would be raised, looking back with great emotion on 2020 when the great victory of the people-first principle of the Workers’ Party of Korea and irresistible might of the single-minded unity were more clearly demonstrated.

At 00:00 a bell tolled the start of the New Year and sublime melodies of immortal revolutionary hymns “Song of General Kim Il Sung” and “Song of General Kim Jong Il” reverberated far and wide.

Exemplary working people of the capital city hoisted the flag of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea amid the playing of the national anthem, representing the workers, peasants and intellectuals.

The masses paid their respects to the great national flag with honor and pride of being citizens of the powerful nation.

The people and service personnel of the People’s Army across the country also paid their respects to the national flag, looking up to the sky over Pyongyang.

Reverently hoisted was the flag of the glorious county, the DPRK, which has fluttered with the soul and spirit of the heroic Korea decade after decade and century after century, being reflective of the bright appearance of the people taken much care of by our Party and all the miracles and victories on this land.

The flag of the country, symbol of the great nation and the people that will emerge to the center stage of the world, fluttered in the nocturnal sky over Pyongyang with the display of the gorgeous fireworks celebrating the hope-filled New Year.

Categories: Festivities, News Pieces

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