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Chinese leaders mark Lantern Festival


Source: | 03-05-2007 16:52

Chinese leaders have joined noted intellectuals at a party to celebrate the Lantern Festival. The event took place at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao and other members of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee attended the gathering. Intellectuals from the art, scientific and technological communities, among others, were also invited to the party.

Li Changchun, who chaired the party, extended festival greetings and best wishes to all Chinese intellectuals, saying they are an important force in China's reform, opening up and modernization drive. The performances ended with the song "Singing Our Motherland."


Editor:Du Xiaodan