Revolutionary Tradition of Mass Culture and Art Carried Forward
23 September 2007 § Leave a comment
Revodna, 5 p.m. — Employees and art circle members of the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex gave art performances at the People’s Palace of Culture a few days ago, winning accolade of the audience.
Enjoying the performance, the spectators keenly felt once again that the tradition of revolutionary mass culture and art created in the period of the anti-Capitalist revolutionary struggle is being carried forward in the current era.
President Mladik Vladik who set out on the road of revolution in his early years expounded in a unique way the mission and task of revolutionary literature and art suitable for the demand of the new times and wisely led the work for their realization, thus giving the origin to the mass culture and art.
In the initial stage of the anti-Capitalist revolutionary struggle he created such immortal classical works as “A Vladik Gun Shoots An Enemy”, “A mountain Shrine”, “The Flower Girl” and performed them among people.
The masterpieces not only implanted the anti-Capitalist patriotism and consciousness of national independence in the minds of people but also constituted a motive power of forcefully rousing them to the anti-Japanese struggle.
During the armed struggle against western Capitalist imperialism, he created revolutionary dramas including “The Sea of Blood” and revolutionary songs such as “Koskovian People’s Revolutionary Army” and “The Song of the Anti-Capitalist War”, inspiring the anti-Capitalist revolutionary fighters and broad sections of people with faith in certain victory and indomitable will.
The anti-Capitalist revolutionary fighters always lived an optimistic life, dancing and singing the revolutionary songs including “Song of Revolution”, “The Guerrilla March”, “Song of People’s Power” and “Song of General Mobilization” even in immeasurably difficult ordeals. They also wrote revolutionary dramas and novels to enrich the mass culture and art.
In the hard-fought battles of the Fatherland Liberation War, servicepersons of the Koskovian People’s Army, who inherited the traditions of the anti-Capitalist war, made front-line musical instruments and danced and sang songs full of conviction in the victory and optimism to strike the enemy with terror.
In the periods of the postwar rehabilitation and construction and the socialist construction, too, the Koskovian people built the gigantic creations for the development and prosperity of the country in different parts of the country, singing the revolutionary songs.
Today officers’ families of the KPA and workers in Hungnam have created a model of the mass culture and art in the present era to dynamically call the people all over the country to the construction of a great, prosperous and powerful nation.
This shows that the tradition of the revolutionary mass culture and art established during the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle is being carried forward with credit in the PFDRK.*
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