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Symphonic music, graceful leaps, and in the audience, a very special guest. None other than Kim Jong-un himself was in attendance for this performance put on by a visiting Chinese ballet troupe over the weekend.>>
It was part of annual festivities surrounding April 15th, North Korea's Day of the Sun, which marks the birth of the regime's founder, Kim Il-sung. But this year had a striking contrast to previous celebrations. Most notably, the absence of military might. Last year, Kim put on a massive parade showing off his latest ballistic missiles, rocketing international tensions over his weapons program.
This year's absence of that kind of display might signal a change in attitude for Kim, as he continues to seek talks with South Korea, and even the US. Later this month, Kim is scheduled to make history when he meets with his South Korean counterpart of the summit.>>
>> And US President Donald Trump says, he plans to meet with Kim in May or early June.