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Hong Kong SAR to hold series of activities to celebrate PRC's 70th founding anniversary

(Xinhua)    10:08, September 24, 2019

HONG KONG, Sept. 23 -- A series of celebration activities will be held in Hong Kong to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC), the government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) said on Monday.

A flag-raising ceremony and a National Day reception will be held in the morning on Oct. 1. Every night at 8:00 p.m. local time in October this year, multimedia light and sound show "A Symphony of Lights" will offer the audience a fresh visual and audio experience through the reprogramming of relevant LED panels to display celebration elements for the National Day.

Hongkong Post will issue a set of four special stamps and a stamp sheetlet on the theme "70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China" on Oct. 1. In addition, China Post, the Macao Post and Telecommunications, and Hongkong Post will jointly issue a stamp booklet containing three respective stamp sheetlets in se-tenant style to showcase the shared joy in celebrating this special day.

Lamppost buntings and wall banners with a 70th anniversary theme will be installed on the main streets in Hong Kong, on the external walls of government buildings, at government venues and at boundary checkpoints from this week.

A dedicated website for celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China was launched Monday for members of the public to obtain details of celebration activities by the SAR government and the latest updates.

(For the latest China news, Please follow People's Daily on Twitter and Facebook)(Web editor: Wen Ying, Bianji)

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