A theatrical show performed at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday as part of the centenary celebrations. Photo: Kyodo A theatrical show performed at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday as part of the centenary celebrations. Photo: Kyodo
A theatrical show performed at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday as part of the centenary celebrations. Photo: Kyodo

Chinese Communist Party centenary: Xi Jinping set to lead celebrations and issue rallying cry for future

  • Observers say the event will be an opportunity for Xi to cement his hold on power and status as heir to Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping
  • Few details of the event in Tiananmen Square have been released, but it is expected to feature a parade and fly-past by warplanes

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A theatrical show performed at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday as part of the centenary celebrations. Photo: Kyodo A theatrical show performed at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday as part of the centenary celebrations. Photo: Kyodo
A theatrical show performed at the National Stadium in Beijing on Monday as part of the centenary celebrations. Photo: Kyodo
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