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Study for Adding Lustre to Cultural Traditions of Nation Intensified
Pyongyang, August 20 (KCNA) -- The Folklore Institute under the Academy of Social Sciences of the DPRK conducts a brisk research into preserving the excellent cultural traditions of the nation.

The institute has made successes in the work to add brilliance to the ideo-theoretical exploits of the peerlessly great men for the development of socialist national culture, including the issue of developing folk dances and encouraging Korean clothes.

Written were papers proving the wise leadership of the peerlessly great men who further developed the tea culture of the Korean people and the national food culture created by their ancestors.

The books and papers, embodying in a scientific way the peculiar features and characteristics of folk songs and dances of the country, the genre of traditional national instruments and the dance costumes of Koguryo, well show the excellence of Korean dances, songs and musical instruments which are associated with the wisdom and talents of the nation and handed down through generations.

Also published were data on the etiquette peculiar to the Korean people, the traditional customs of insam diggers and the culture of hanging pictures.

Books and papers on national symbols including the national bird magpie were written and published.

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