National sculpture, handicraft festival opens

October 10, 2022

The third national sculpture and handicraft festival opened to celebrate the 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

The festival brought together excellent works, which were highly appreciated at each provincial (city) sculpture and handicraft festival, and more than 410 pieces of works made by sculptors and craftsmen of fine arts institutions, amateurs, students of universities and schools at all levels and kindergarteners.

An opening ceremony took place at the Okryu Exhibition House in Pyongyang on October 7.

It was attended by Ju Chang Il, department director of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, relevant officials, participants in the festival, and working people, youth and students in Pyongyang.

Sung Jong Gyu, minister of Culture, delivered an opening address.

After the ceremony was over, the participants looked round the venue of the festival.

The festival will run until October 30.


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