Culture wins big at China's 70th anniversary

The National Day parade features floats contributed by different parts of China during the 70th anniversary of Communist rule in the country. Besides showing their military's efficiency, China also gave us a glimpse of their diverse and ecstatic culture.

 

 

The National Emblem

A giant national emblem passes by Tiananmen Square during the National Day parade.

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Mao Zedong's giant portrait

The founding father of the People's Republic of China, former Chinese Communist Party leader Mao Zedong's giant portrait.

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Performers stand on the Xinjiang region float

Performers stand on the Xinjiang region float as it passes by Tiananmen Square.

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Bicycle galore!

People riding bicycles in Tiananmen Square.

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Major sloganeering!

A float with a slogan that reads "Implement Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era" passes by Tiananmen Square.

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Everybody's invited

Delivery riders pass by Tiananmen Square.

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Performance packed ceremony

Participants celebrate during the National Day parade in Tiananmen Square.

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A model of Comac C919 passenger jet

A float with a model of China's homegrown Comac C919 passenger jet passes by Tiananmen Square.

(Photograph:AFP)

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