Participants holding Chinese national and party flags run during ...
Jun 29th, 2011
(Reuters) - Participants holding Chinese national and party flags run during the opening ceremony of a revolutionary song singing concert at Chongqing Olympic Sports Centre in Chongqing municipality, June 29, 2011. More than 70,000 people attended the ceremony to celebrate the upcoming 90th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on July 1. The Chinese characters read "Communist Party". REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY) -
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