China National Day 2019: 70th National Day is important for China, Know what is history of China?: Like every year, this time China is going to celebrate its 70th National Day on October 1. But this year’s National Day is very important for President Xi Jinping because with the establishment of the People’s Republic of China on October 1, 1949, seventy years of Communist Party rule in the country will be completed. The Communist Party of China is the second-longest ruling party in history, nearly a year short of its neighbor North Korea. Only this time, in the event of National Day, China is ready to show every dimension of its strength.
What is history of China National Day?
The then leader of the Communist Party, Maotse Tung (Mao), founded the People’s Republic of China on October 1, 1949 after a four-year civil war with the Nationalist Party or the Kuomintang following the end of the Japanese occupation during World War II. In 1911, the two sides had been fighting for decades to fill the power left after the Chinese Revolution that ended the Ching dynasty. After the communist government came to China in 1949, the US closed its diplomatic relations with Beijing for decades. The Nationalist Party and 1.5 million refugees fled to the island of Taiwan, where they established a rival government.
Impregnable weapon display
With around 15,000 personnel, more than 160 aircraft and a variety of 580 weapons and equipment, China can showcase some of the world’s most advanced weapons during military parades. These include DF-41 missile, JL-2 submarine launch ballistic missile (SLBM), DL-17 missile, H-6N bomber aircraft, DR-8 drone, Sharp Sword drone and drone submarine.
Any flying objects such as balloons, lanterns, kites and drones are banned in view of security. Hong Kong authorities have also banned fireworks celebrations in the city every year, citing security concerns in view of violent demonstrations. It is also important that one of the reasons for celebrating this ceremony with grandeur is that after facing challenges like the slowest annual economic growth since 1990, trade war with America and the demonstration of Democracy in Hong Kong. China also wants to send a message to the world that its hank in South Asia is still intact.
The ceremony is being held at Thienanaman Square in Beijing. The events will begin with the first military parade. Thousands of spectators are expected to witness this military parade lasting 80 minutes. President Xi will take the army salute included in the Chinfing parade. This will be followed by March Past, which will include joint military music bands. During this time seventy thousand white pigeons and seventy thousand colored balloons will be released. In the evening, people will enjoy fireworks.