You Say it’s Your Birthday, It’s Kim Jong Il’s Birthday Too

Today marks what would likely be Kim Jong Il’s 72nd birthday (71st according to North Korean biographers). ┬áThe day is known as ‘The Day of the Shining Star’ in North Korea and is accompanied with many different celebrations. ┬áSome of the celebrations are displayed below through images available through KCNA.

National art exhibition in honor of Kim Jong Il’s birthday

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17th annual Kimjongilia festival

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Synchronized swimming performance in honor of Kim Jong Il

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