Performers celebrate the Communist Party’s centenary in a three-hour show at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday night. Photo: Simon Song Performers celebrate the Communist Party’s centenary in a three-hour show at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday night. Photo: Simon Song
Performers celebrate the Communist Party’s centenary in a three-hour show at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday night. Photo: Simon Song

China’s Communist Party goes back to the future in centenary curtain-raiser

  • Xi Jinping’s leadership highlighted in three-hour show at the ‘Bird’s Nest’ National Stadium
  • Notable absentees include Xi’s two presidential predecessors Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao

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Performers celebrate the Communist Party’s centenary in a three-hour show at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday night. Photo: Simon Song Performers celebrate the Communist Party’s centenary in a three-hour show at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday night. Photo: Simon Song
Performers celebrate the Communist Party’s centenary in a three-hour show at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday night. Photo: Simon Song
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