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Li Changchun attends concert to mark PRC's founding anniversary


17:45, October 01, 2011

Li Changchun (3rd R Front), a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, attends a concert, titled "Anthem to the Nation", marking the 62nd anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 30, 2011. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)

BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- A concert titled "Anthem to the Nation" was held at central Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Friday to mark the 62nd founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China.

Li Changchun, a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Political Bureau, joined an audience of people from all circles of life in the nation's capital.

During the concert, which began 7:30 p.m., artists from the country's various ethnic groups performed patriotic and traditional Chinese songs and pieces of music, as well as an enthusiastic chorus of the song "Towards the Rejuvenation" at the end.

Some other senior Party and state officials were also in attendance, including Liu Qi, Liu Yunshan, Liu Yandong, Xu Caihou, Lu Yongxiang, Yan Junqi, Ma Kai, Bai Lichen, and Luo Fuhe.


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