Gatherings on Kimilsung-Kimjongilism Held
in Various Parts of World on Occasion of Day of Sun

   In spring when all the living things come to be vibrant with life after the cold winter, various actions have been conducted throughout the world in commemoration of President Kim Il Sung who founded the Juche idea, carving out the era of independence.

○Juche Idea Researchers from World Visit DPRK


   On the occasion of the Day of the Sun this year, delegates and delegations of Juche idea study groups from India, Nepal, Mongolia, Japan, Russia andIrelandvisited Pyongyang.
   Pyongyang with spring flowers in full bloom was in a festive mood to commemorate the birthday of President Kim Il Sung, in which congratulatory events were conducted in variety including a Kimilsungia festival and performances of the DPRK National Symphony Orchestra.
   Those Juche idea researchers from the world visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun and paid homage to President Kim Il Sung and General Secretary Kim Jong Il. Those delegates and delegations from the world deepened their understanding of Kimilsung-Kimjongilism through participating in the study course of the ideology and their inspections on "Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum" and Ryugyong Dental Hospital whose construction was completed under the spot guidance of First Secretary Kim Jong Un.


   A gathering called "Study and Concert in Ena-kyo (Ena Gorge) in Full Bloom of Cherry Blossoms in Spring" was held in Gifu Prefecture on April 18-19, 2015.
   It was held under the auspices of the Tokai Liaison Council for the Study of Kimilsung-Kimjongilism formed in 2014 with the attendance of Juche idea researchers and people who are in support of Japan-DPRK Friendship from the Tokai region as well as its surrounding prefectures.
   Conducted there were an commentary on Kimilsung-Kimjongilism by the Head of the Department of Propaganda and Culture of the Headquarters of Aichi Prefecture, the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon), a study report on "People Make History" from the First Chapter: The Ideology to Carve Out the Brilliant Future of a book entitled "Ideology of Independence and Peace" written by the Secretary General of the IIJI along with a report on a recent visit to the DPRK by a Japanese Juche idea researcher.
   Through learning that, participants of the gathering made a deep understanding of Kimilsung-Kimjongilism and reaffirmed their determination to study, dissemination and put into practice this ideology associating with the independence of Japan and world.
   Also conductedin the gathering weresolos sung by Ms. Toyama Yoko, singer who is also vice-chairperson of the Japan-DPRK Association for Music Exchanges and a piano performance by Ms. Ikebe Yukie, its chairperson.
   Those audiences were emotionally encouraged with the respect for President Kim Il Sung amid such atmosphere that songs of the President were sung.



   A national seminar was held in Caracas, Venezuela on April 11, 2015 under the auspices of the Venezuelan Society for the Study of Kimilsung-Kimjongilism (VSSKK),the Venezuelan National Association for the Study of the Juche Idea (VNASJI) and the Venezuela-DPRK Friendship Association.
   Present there were members of groups for the study of the Juche idea and friendship and solidarity organizations with the Korean people and other Venezuelans including of Dr. Yecenia Garcia, who is president of the VSSKK andProf. Omar Lopez, who is head of the VNASJI.
   Speakers said that the Juche idea founded by President Kim Il Sung is an original idea, the current situation of Venezuela requires the Juche idea, and that it is of great significance for them to live in accordance with the Juche idea.
   A letter addressed to First Secretary Kim Jong Un was adopted in the seminar.


   On the occasion of the Day of Sun this year, various events such as seminars, book exhibitions, and film shows were held not only in Bucharest, the capital of Romania but also in many provincial cities.
   A seminar on President Kim Il Sung's exploits took placein Bucharest on March 27 under the auspices of the Supreme Council of the Socialist Party of Romania.
   Its chairman, Vasile Orleanu, who is also director of the Board of Directors of the European Regional Society for the Study of the Juche Idea said: President Kim Il Sung was not only the great leader of the Korean people who devoted his whole life to the prosperity of the country and happiness of its people but the most prominent elder statesman in the 20th century who made great contributions to the global cause of independence.