Thousands of citizens watched the flag-raising ceremony on National Day

Yesterday marked the 68th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. At 5:50 a.m.,the formation of the national flag guard walked into the People’s Square from the Municipal Government with orderly and vigorous steps. When the flag gradually raised accompanied by the majestic national anthem, thousands of citizens stood solemnly and sang the national anthem loud with their gaze on the flag, sending their best wishes to our motherland.

Among these citizens, there are young parents with their children, veterans in green military uniforms and pupils and students coming in teams. Wearing a green uniform full of medals, JiangGuangxu, a veteran, was conspicuous in the crowd. He expressed his best wishes excitedly, with a slogan“Happy birthday to our motherland, long live the motherland”in his hands. The old man came to attend the flag-raising ceremony every National Day Over the past decade.

The procession of students from Dalian University of Technology and Dalian Maritime University expressed the best wishes to our motherland as students held the banner“Welcome the 19th National Congress of CPC with confidence, wish our great motherland prosperity”and shouted the slogan:“Revitalize the Chinese nation, long live the motherland.” There were also many processions of primary and middle school students.