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60th Anniversary

BMW Launches China Special Edition

by Ray Ally on October 6, 2009

Photo: Ray Ally BMW has announced it is launching a new 760Li China 60 Years Special Edition, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. The top of the range 760Li had its global launch earlier this year, at the Shanghai motor show. Its world premier at this event, underscored the importance […]

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Amazing 60th Anniversary Parade Video

by Ray Ally on October 4, 2009

There can’t be many people in China who didn’t watch the parade, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. It lasted over two hours and was a two-mile procession of troops, tanks, floats and thousands of costumed performers. Outside of China you might of seen snippets in the […]

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China’s Mighty Military Parade

by Ray Ally on October 2, 2009

Photos: Ray Ally The 60th anniversary of the Founding of The People’s Republic of China celebration began with a huge military parade. Despite living in Beijing, the event was closed off to the general public. The government authorities had earlier advised people, not to go out and to stay at home. So, like billions of […]

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Beijing Steps Up Street Security

by Ray Ally on September 28, 2009

Photos: Ray Ally I have been traveling for over week, so on my return to Beijing the first thing you notice is the security. With only days to go before the 60th anniversary celebration on October 1st, the streets around the city are full of armed police. The Beijing authorities have deployed an army of […]

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Propaganda Art From Mao to Now

by Ray Ally on September 16, 2009

Photos: Ray Ally Last weekend I visited a new exhibition celebrating 60 years of Chinese art from the period 1949-2009. It had opened at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing as part of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the foundation of the People’s Republic of China. Now 60 years might not […]

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For the last few weekends, the centre of Beijing has been cordoned to all vehicles and members of the public. Chang An Road, the central avenue, which runs east to west across Beijing and it’s surrounding areas have been closed for secret dress rehearsals of a huge military parade. In the centre of Chang An […]

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Cinema Communisto Coming Soon

by Ray Ally on September 5, 2009

In two weeks time the biggest star studied movie ever made in China will open in cinemas across the country. The Founding of a Republic is a two-hour epic and has been made to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1st 2009. The film will feature […]

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