Uploaded on Oct 1, 2009
Пышными торжествами отметили в Китае 60-летие образования КНР
PRC celebrated 60 years with extravaganza - Russian Channel #1, October 1st, 2009
Today, the world's largest Tiananmen Square were great celebration on the 60th anniversary of the founding of the PRC. In its scope, they eclipsed last year's Olympic ceremony.
The military brought to the parade the latest tanks and ballistic missiles. Hundreds of thousands of civilians passed before the government podium with posters, famous for China's achievements. And all ended with fireworks, which, according to organizers, will enter the Guinness Book of Records.
Reporter Pavel Spirin from Channel #1
First booming chorus of "wan-sui," which means "cheers", and then President Hu Jintao toured the troops on the Chinese-made limousines. Translated into Russian they are called "Red Flag". And the largest parade in the world, Tiananmen Square is set in motion.
Foreign observers are worried about - whether Beijing again impress the world and even surpass last year's opening ceremony of the Olympic Games? Organizers did not disappoint. "Iron Rose" - the so-called women's battalion of militia, led by two students marched from a magazine cover - Zhao and Zhang Xiaofei.
In 1949, immediately after the founding of the PRC, at this same place, Chairman Mao promised: in China will also be parades. However, no more frequently than once every 10 years. Then, after half a century of civil wars and terrible epidemics, considered one yuan. Half of the country starved.
Hu Jintao, Chairman of China: "We have a single, united nation that is moving along the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics, and China itself - a great power, which is not ashamed to show the world their technique."
President Hu Jintao was due to new items of military engineering - the radar, unmanned aerial vehicles, tanks, artillery and ballistic missiles "Dongfeng" - "East Wind". All a sign of "Made in China", including flying through the sky of Beijing fighter Su-27 ". They are collected by Russia's first licensed and operated by women pilots.
According to Chinese media, all 15 pilots graduated from the Aviation Institute after the parade will be taken in the cosmonaut.
Hu Dedzhin, a resident of China: "Today the standard of living in China is much higher than it was 60 years ago. Then we were living in poverty, many go hungry. Now we have a modern, progressive nation."
The massive march of hundreds of thousands of workers in Beijing - the second part of the festive show. As in the past year at the Olympics, the author famous director Zhang Yimou. He tried to chose patriotic colors - red and yellow, had brought to Tiananmen Square platform with the models of marine yacht - now is the new Chinese dream, and sent into the sky 60 thousand balloons. Number 60 means a full cycle of the traditional chronology of the East and the sacred.
Watch the parade live has only a small number of lucky guests. The rest of the authorities in Beijing recommended to sit at home watching television or watch out on a vast outdoor screens - especially for the holiday they found almost every major junction.
Festivities concluded grand gala concert and fireworks. Their name "The Great Motherland" with the general idea - to show that the new China can speak on equal terms with any country in the world.
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