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Nationwide singing event launched to mark CPC's 100 anniversary

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The first Bashu Chorus Festival kicked off on May 16 in Nanchong, Southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo by Li Pengyu/For China Daily]


The first Bashu Chorus Festival, or a nationwide singing event "Sing A Folk Song to Our Party", kicked off in a launch ceremony on the evening of May 16 in Nanchong, Southwest China's Sichuan province.

As one of the events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, the festival will run three days, joined by 27 choirs consisting of more than 2,000 people from Sichuan province, Chongqing municipal city and 10 other provinces and autonomous regions in western China.

Apart from a chorus competition, there will also be performances open to the public and chorus art summits.

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The first Bashu Chorus Festival, or a nationwide singing event "Sing A Folk Song to Our Party", kicked off in a launch ceremony on the evening of May 16 in Nanchong, Southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo by Li Pengyu/For China Daily]

Located in the northeast of Sichuan Basin, the middle reaches of the Jialing River, an upper branch of the Yangtze River, Nanchong is a city with a history of more than 2,200 years.

Besides the chorus festival in Nanchong, in June and July there will be the 10th Children Chorus Festival in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui autonomous region, and in September the 21st Chorus Festival for the Elderly in Shenmu, Shaanxi province, both to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Party.

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The first Bashu Chorus Festival, or a nationwide singing event "Sing A Folk Song to Our Party", kicked off in a launch ceremony on the evening of May 16 in Nanchong, Southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo by Li Pengyu/For China Daily]

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The first Bashu Chorus Festival, or a nationwide singing event "Sing A Folk Song to Our Party", kicked off in a launch ceremony on the evening of May 16 in Nanchong, Southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo provided to China Daily]