Chinese Art Troupe Arrives in Pyongyang

Pyongyang, April 10 (KCNA) -- A Chinese art troupe led by Director of the Art Department Ming Wenjun and Vice-Director of the Department of the International Cooperation for Exchange Shi Zeyi of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China arrived here on April 6 and 9 to take part in a joint performance for the opening ceremony of "year of DPRK-China friendship".

The art troupe visiting Pyongyang to deepen the feelings of friendship and solidarity between the peoples of the DPRK and China is made up of more than 300 persons, and comprises prestigious art organizations and famous actors and actresses of China.

It was warmly greeted at Pyongyang International Airport by officials of the DPRK Ministry of Culture and the Art Exchange Association of Korea and the minister and staff members of the Chinese embassy here.

The DPRK Ministry of Culture hosted a reception at Yanggakdo International Hotel on Tuesday evening in welcome of the Chinese artistic missions. -0- (Juche113.4.10.)