BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhuanet) -- A solemn flag-raising ceremony has been held at Tian’anmen Square, with 110-thousand people attending.
The ceremony started at 6:10 am Beijing time. Despite the rain, people from around the country gathered to watch and celebrate China’s 64th birthday. Cheers and applause went up along with the five-star flag. Tian’anmen Square is decked out with flags and a huge flower basket. The flag-raising ceremony there is a popular attraction for visitors from home and abroad.