Stamp made in North Korea, 1990. The stamp was made for the Spring Friendship Art Festival.
In 1982 they started the festival on the 15th of april wich is the birth date of Kim Il Sung the first leader of North Korea. Also around the 15th of april the most important holiday of the year starts: The Day Of The Sun.
Kim Il Sung has long been identified with the sun and is frequently called Sun of the Nation. He adopted his name Il Sun meaning “become the sun”.
The festival is designed to promote independence, peace and friendship through various art performances also from different country’s around the world.