An ice sculpture festival is going on successfully at Samjiyon County at the foot of Mt. Paektu to celebrate the Day of the Shining Star, the birthday of leader Kim Jong Il, the greatest national holiday.
The festival venue presents a fascinating and mysterious world of ice and snow with peculiar and diversified sculptures.
The festival attracted over 5.000 people of different strata.
Rodong Sinmun, Febr. 2014
Story by Correspondent Jon Chol Ju
Photos by Kim Jin Myong