Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny    4 / -8   City Forecast

People's Daily Online>>China Military

China holds Spring Festival gala for military officers, soldiers

(Xinhua)

09:07, January 15, 2012

Chinese President Hu Jintao and other members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, including Wu Bangguo, Jia Qinglin, Li Changchun, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, He Guoqiang and Zhou Yongkang, pose for a group photo with performers after an art performance held in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 14, 2012. Chinese leaders joined a large group of service people and civilians on Saturday evening to watch an art performance and celebrate the imminent Chinese Lunar New Year. (Xinhua/Wang Jianmin)

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- A Spring Festival gala was held at the Great Hall of the People Saturday to entertain the country's military officers, soldiers and civilians.

Representatives of officers and soldiers in the military units and armed police forces in Beijing as well as some Beijing residents attended the gala.

President Hu Jintao and other top Chinese leaders including Wu Bangguo, Jia Qinglin, Li Changchun, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, He Guoqiang and Zhou Yongkang were also present at the gala.

Hu expressed greetings to the audience and extended his good wishes for them, ahead of the traditional Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on Jan. 23 this year.

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:厉振羽)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Graceful Zhang on "Marie Claire" cover

  2. Precious photos of Elizabeth Taylor

  3. Wax statue of Yao Chen unveiled in Shanghai

  4. Traditional Chinese painting exhibitions held in China's Nanjing

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. How will HK go through economic difficulties in 2012
  2. US dollar is just a dirty shirt
  3. Factors affecting world economy in 2012
  4. Why Russia's aircraft carrier visits Syrian port
  5. Central grain reserves turn into 'market stabilizer'
  6. A priority for Asia-Pacific shift
  7. Will US decline soon?
  8. High-level visits can boost Sino-US ties
  9. S.Korea, China can pull up from their nosedive
  10. Helping Iran weather a looming storm

What's happening in China

Hong Kong Post to issue special stamps for Year of Dragon

  1. Fireworks may cause PM2.5 to rise
  2. China to establish 68 new national wetland parks
  3. Probe into formula milk after death of baby
  4. 44 arrested over loans in 'the village of BMWs'
  5. China's journalists told to better cover grassroots

PD Online Data

  1. Yangge in Shaanxi
  2. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  3. The drum dance in Ansai
  4. Shehuo in Baoji City
  5. The dragon dance