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People’s Daily Online lights up 48 cities to express love for China

By Liu Ning (People's Daily Online)    13:57, September 21, 2019

A total of 84 landmark buildings across China were lit up with red on Friday night as People’s Daily Online held a gorgeous lighting show in 48 cities of 26 provinces.

Photo taken on September 20, 2019 shows the National Aquatics Center, also known as the Water Cube, lit up with red in Beijing, capital of China. (Photo: Yin Xingyun/People's Daily Online)

People’s Daily Online designed the large-scale light show, themed “Confess My Love to China” as a gift for the fast approaching 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.

Qingdao, Shandong Province on the night of September 20. (Photo: Sun Zhiwen/People's Daily Online)

It was also a golden opportunity to showcase new achievements of urban development made by cities across China, granting people from all over the country a perfect occasion to express their love for their hometown and for motherland.

Changchun, Jilin Province on the night of September 20. (Photo: Cai Liang/People's Daily Online)

During the event, blessings written by Chinese netizens were sent to space via the Ladybird-1 satellite.

Blessings written by Chinese netizens were sent to space via the Ladybird-1 satellite. The photo was taken 547 kilometers away from the earth on the night of September 20.

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(Web editor: Liu Ning, Bianji)

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