The picture shows the final scene of the chorus competition. (Photo by Yuan Can/Xianning Daily)
The opening ceremony of Xianning mass cultural activities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China and the final of the chorus competition on Tuesday night was held in the People’s Square. Meng Xiangwei, secretary of Xianning municipal Party committee, and Wang Yuanhe, deputy secretary of Xianning municipal Party committee and mayor, attended the ceremony and watched the competition together with Party members and cadres and representatives of the masses, warmly eulogizing the glorious course the Party has gone through and the great achievements it has made, and offering the most sincere blessings to our great Party.
Zhang Shijun, deputy secretary of Xianning municipal Party committee and secretary of the politics and law committee, and Zeng Guoping, chairman of the CPPCC Xianning municipal committee, attended the activities.
At night, the People's Square was brimming with bright lights and a jubilant festive atmosphere. At about 7:30 p.m, Meng Xiangwei, Wang Yuanhe, Zhang Shijun, Zeng Guoping, members of the Standing Committee of Xianning Municipal Party Committee, and members of the leading groups of the Standing Committee of Xianning Municipal People's Congress, the municipal government and the CPPCC Xianning municipal committee, walked up to the rostrum to lead a chorus “Without the Communist Party there would be no new China”. All those present rose and sang in unison. The song is sonorous and passionate, full of deep feeling, singing out the city's cadres and the masses’ infinite love and gratitude to the Party.
The opening ceremony of Xianning mass cultural activities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China and the final of the chorus competition officially kicked off in the warm applause.
Since the opening of the chorus competition on June 17, a total of 6 special preliminary rounds have been held, with 65 teams participated in it, and more than 10,000 Party members, cadres and the masses took part. After the evaluation, 18 teams stood out.
At the scene of the final, everyone sang with full enthusiasm and loud and clear songs, expressing their love for the great Communist Party of China, the great motherland, the great socialism and the great people, which united the majestic power to embark on a new journey and forge ahead in a new era.
After expert evaluation, Tongcheng county teachers' chorus team and other 2 teams won the first prize; Hubei University of Science and Technology and other 4 teams won the second prize; and the other 10 teams won the third prize. City leaders awarded prizes to the winning teams on the spot.
The competition ended successfully with the chorus "Ode to the Motherland". (By Jiang Mingzhu and Jian Bo/Xianning Daily)