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Celebrations of 70th anniversary of PRC founding

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Added On September 26, 2019

INTRO
 
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
 
Celebratory activities are being held around the world to commemorate the event.
 
Take a look.
 
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SUBTITLE: CHINA'S NATIONAL DAY RECEPTION IN KIEV
 
The Chinese Embassy in Ukraine on Tuesday hosted a ceremonial reception to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Kiev.
 
The event was attended by Ukrainian government and parliament officials, foreign diplomats, as well as Chinese and Ukrainian business representatives.
 
SOUNDBITE(RUSSIAN): PETRO POROSHENKO, Former President of Ukraine
 
"I congratulate Chinese people who helped Ukraine during hard times. I'm sure that Ukrainian-Chinese relations have a great future."
 
SOUNDBITE(RUSSIAN):  LEONID KUCHMA, Former President of Ukraine
 
"We have wonderful relations with China."
 
SUBTITLE: CHINA'S NATIONAL DAY RECEPTION IN MADRID
 
The Chinese embassy in Spain held an event in Madrid to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the People's Republic of China.
 
It was attended by the Chinese ambassador in Spain and other leading political, business and cultural representatives from both countries.
 
The event finished with a performance by two Spanish opera singers and a Chinese singer who sung "China I love you", which represented a cultural exchange between the two countries.
 
SUBTITLE: CONCERT IN ANKARA TO PROMOTE CHINA-TURKEY TIES
 
Musicians from China and Turkey staged a joint concert on Tuesday in Turkish capital Ankara to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
 
Chinese pianist Wang Yang performed Chinese songs including "I love you, China," "The Unforgettable Character," "Ode to the Red Flag," as well as Turkish traditional song "The Breeze."