The respected 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, met and congratulated the creators and artistes of major art organizations who were awarded state commendations on July 11.
He shook hands with each of the creators and artistes of major art organizations who have rendered distinguished services to the development of the Juche-oriented music in the revolutionary creative spirit, keeping in their hearts the trust of the Party Central Committee and the expectation of the people.
He appreciated that the creators and artistes have created and represented the song “Our National Flag” and other masterpieces of the times loved and enjoyed by people in hearty response to the revolutionary line and idea of the Party, adding lustre to the era of our state-first principle and giving the people confidence in victory and optimism.
He expressed satisfaction time and again, saying the art creation of the Band of the State Affairs Commission is a pleasing thing he waited for rather than any achievement as it aroused the active response and interest of the people with masterpieces which applied the intention of the Party Central Committee and wonderful performances.
He stressed that the new era of advance and dynamics demands the field of literature and arts performing its important mission and role of change in the revolution and construction create more masterpieces with great influence and appeal pulsating with the spirit of the times than before.
Our literature and arts should represent the political needs of the Party and the spirit of the times sensitively so that the whole course of the creation and art activities can correspond to the sentiments of the people and pulsate with the idea and will of the Party. The major art organizations should keep today’s honour and consolidate their successes in creation and with it as a momentum, greatly increase the creative enthusiasm of the field of literature and arts as a whole, he added.
Kim Jong Un had a picture taken with those creators and artistes awarded the state commendations and the entire artistes of the Band of the State Affairs Commission, expressing the belief and expectation that they would more vigorously glorify their honour as the bugler of the revolution on the sacred road of singing of our great era, our great Party, our great state and our great system.