China dressed in red to celebrate 70 years of the PRC
YANGZHOU/SHANGHAI: from the streets to the museums and from the airports to the public squares, the Chinese cities are full of celebration red, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC), since the Country is still soaked in the festive atmosphere.
October 1, 1949, legendary communist leader Mao Zedong since Beijing The Gate of Heavenly Peace had proclaimed the founding of the People's Republic of China after a bloody civil war, and the period after this phase is generally referred to by the Chinese as new China.
From Beijing to Nanjing and Carry off In Yangzhou, cities, large and small, are still under the control of the festive atmosphere, with ubiquitous red five-star national flags dotting the streets, hanging from light poles and giant decorative pieces with themes in 70 years adorning the intersections of traffic.
Chinese people, young and old, said, the excitement of the 70th year has not subsided and cities continue to wear festive look, post the massive celebrations in Beijing on October 1 where President Xi Jinping He presided over the largest parade in the country, showing his military might and unity among the main leaders, to celebrate control of the power of the Communist Party for 70 years.
The celebrations, though, took place amidst the shadows of protests in favor of democracy in Hong Kong.
On the 70th anniversary celebrations, Xi had asserted that "no force can ever shake the status of China, or stop the Chinese people and nation since marching forward".
Kang Bing, deputy chief of the China Daily state newspaper said that, in the anniversary year, the government led by the Communist Party of China (CCP) had reaffirmed its vision of eradicating poverty by 2020.
President Xi's vision is to remove all people from poverty by 2020, a year before the CCP centenary that was founded in 1921. And, the biggest goal is to make China a strong country, on top of the world where Every citizen lives a comfortable life by 2049, when the PRC will celebrate its 100 years, he said.
Kang, who recently toured Jiangsu Province, along with a select group of 15 international journalists, said the streets and public institutions that still wear the celebratory red indicate the emotion and aspirations of the people, many of whom They are very old and still remember the founding of the PRC in 1949.
In capital Beijing , and in Carry off , where the CPC was founded, red flags buntings and Chinese lanterns adorn the streets while Nanjing, Yangzhou and cities of Jiangsu Province, tastefully decorated to mark the occasion, present a beautiful sight during day and night.
On October 1, the city was painted red when our country marked 70 years of the People's Republic of China. In Nanjing, the streets and buildings and public institutions used the celebration red, and they still are. And I'm very excited about the anniversary, said Liu Liu, a local resident of Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province.
In the historical and cultural city of Yangzhou, the 70-year-old theme is unmistakable, with streets dressed in red flags and banners carefully placed with CCP slogans, gardens and river fronts and the old historic district around Dongguan Street illuminated with good taste.
The main function happened on October 1 in Beijing with an imposing parade which we saw on TV or internet. But, to any visitor coming to our city, it would still feel that the celebrations are underway, said Lili Cai, a desk staff at a heritage hotel housed in the over 300-year-old historic district of Yangzhou.
In Nantong, a rising city, situated on the northern bank of the mighty river and nicknamed the 'gateway to Carry off ', the city museum, China's first museum, has installed a huge installation in flaming red which spells '70' accompanied with a running text in Chinese by a reflecting pool. It reads - 'The 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China'.
You could see tourists, nationals and foreigners taking photos and selfies with the thematic installation, a common sight in all cities.
Banks, corporate houses have also exhibited huge anniversary-themed banners, while small municipalities have also joined the festivities with decorative pieces and facilities in their facilities.
In the Lingtang village of Yangzhou, home of the Hui (Muslim) ethical group, a cultural center houses an exhibition on the history of the region, and a large decorative piece is installed in the lobby, representing a red flag with a bright sickle. and the hammer emblem in a corner, and a CPC slogan that extends through its spread: Always keep the task at hand.
Also at airports you can taste the flavor of the anniversary, since huge digital banners represent the celebrations, portraying the Tiananmen gate to one side and 'huabiao' - stone column with the representation of dragons and phoenix that surround the ceremonial gate, to the other side.
Short films that represent 70 years of reproduction of the PRC in Guangzhou airport, one of the busiest in the world.
Li Zhenxue, de 24 años, oriundo de la provincia que estudia ingeniería civil en la Universidad de Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, que voló recientemente since China, dijo a PTI: Después de 1949 es un período de 'nueva China' ... me voy a graduar este mes, y luego vuelvo a mi ciudad natal, Jinan. Quiero contribuir a la historia de crecimiento de mi país a medida que avanza .