The National Day is a designated date on which celebrations mark the nationhood of a country. National Day, the earliest seen in the Western Jin Dynasty, refers to the celebration of the country's events, such as the King throne, birthday and so on. Therefore, in ancient China, the emperor acceded to the throne or birthday will be designated as National day.
For many countries, the National Day is often taken as the date on which a state or territory achieved independence. Other dates such as the country's patron saint day, or a significant historic date are sometimes used. Most countries have a single National Day per year, though a few, for example, India and Pakistan, have more than one. Besides that, each of the two special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China, namely Hong Kong and Macao, celebrate the day of the establishment of the special administrative region, as well as the National Day of the People's Republic of China.
The importance attached to the National Day, and the degree to which it is celebrated, vary enormously from country to country. In France, for example, National Day is 14 July and is known as Bastille Day. It is widely celebrated and the French Tricolour is much in evidence, while the President of the Republic attends a military parade on the Champs-Élysées of Paris. In the United States, the Fourth of July celebrations are widely celebrated with fireworks and barbecues. In the Republic of Ireland, St. Patrick's Day, March 17, has been the National Day and a Public Holiday for many years, and in recent years it has been observed as a full Public Holiday in Northern Ireland too. However, in the rest of the United Kingdom the constituent countries' patron saints' days are low-key affairs.
Most countries have a fixed date National Day, but some have movable dates. An example here is Jamaica, which celebrates its National Day on the first Monday in August. This commemorates independence from the United Kingdom which was attained on Monday, 6 August 1962 - the first Monday in August of that year. Another example is Thailand which celebrates the birthday of the King on 5 December. This date will change on the accession of the heir to the throne.
October 1st is our National Day, the day of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The Chinese people under the leadership of the Chinese communist party, have achieved the great victory of the people’ s revolution. At 3 PM on October 1,1949, Beijing, 300000 people was held grandly in tiananmen square on the founding ceremony, to celebrate the central people's government of the People's Republic of China was founded. Chairman Mao zedong stood on the tiananmen rostrum, solemnly declared the central people’s government of the People’s Republic of China was founded, raised the first five-star red flag, and held a grand military parade.
National Day is a feature of the modern nation-state, and is accompanied by the emergence of the modern nation-state, and has become particularly important. It’s a symbol of an independent country reflecting the character and government of the country.
Since the birth of the National Day holiday, this special commemorative occasion has become a new form of a nationwide festival and reflects the character of the country and its national cohesion. At the same time, large-scale celebrations on National Day also show the government’s strength and ability in mobilization and the concrete manifestation of its appeal.
The military parade is an essential part of National Day. Generally speaking, National Day is implemented in a "small celebration” every five years, a “big celebration” every ten years, and a military parade is held during the time of the “big celebration" in China.
During National Day, enterprises and institutions hang lanterns or banners to celebrate National Day with slogans such as "Celebrating National Day". Public areas, like central squares, are decorated with themed bonsai trees and hydrogen balloons to create a happy atmosphere to welcome in National Day.
On National Day, the national flag of the People's Republic of China is raised at 6:10 A.M, and the five-star red flag will be seen flying in the wind.
For us, it’s a long holiday. We will have 7 days rest during this festival. Many people choose to travel to relieve the pressure, while contributing to the world's GDP, while busy in showing photos on WeChat moments. But travel during National Day’s vacation, I believe that the most impressive should be "a sea of people", the scenic area is overcrowded, so for friends who want to travel, please do a good job in advance of the strategy, tickets or air tickets, to avoid delaying the trip.
In addition, many holidays have become shopping festivals, during the National Day holidays, the discount strength of the merchants is still quite large, so many friends choose to buy, here to remind you that the consumption of scenic spots is on the high side, the same goods must be carefully selected.
Finally, wish all our customers and friends a happy National Day and wish everyone a different National Day Golden Week!
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