A torchlight Gala was held at the May Day Stadium on Sunday to mark the 9th Congress of the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League renamed as Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League.
Kim Jong Un appeared at the tribune of honor.
Among the spectators were Hwang Pyong So, Choe Ryong Hae, Kim Ki Nam and others, the participants of the 9th congress and youth and students and working people in Pyongyang, the chief of the Pyongyang mission of the Anti-Imperialist National Democratic Front and overseas Koreans.
On the display there were letters “August 28, 1927,” “January 17, 1946” and “January 19, 1996” and Mt. Paektu, connected to the history of the Korean youth movement. The letters “Hanbyol”, “Shining Star” and “Young Vanguard” was displayed showing the youth power.
Ranks of torch holders depicted the letters “Lineage of Mt. Paektu”, “Reserves”, “Advancing Group”, “Wing” and “Safeguarding of Leader.”
Letters “May torchlight of youth power last forever!” were depicted.
The newly created song “Hymn of Youth” was played and youth and students presented dance.