RT Office Notice for National Holiday 2021

RT Office Notice for National Holiday 2021

RT Office Notice for National Holiday 2021

RT Office Notice for National Holiday 2021RT Media office in Zhuhai, China will be closed from October 1 to October 7 to commemorate the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. Staff will resume work on October 8 (Friday).

The 7-day holiday is known as Golden Week. It is usually a peak time for Chinese people to travel.

The History of China’s National Day

On October 1, 1949, the People’s Republic of China was inaugurated. An official victory celebration and ceremony were held in Tian’anmen Square. Mao Zedong raised the first Communist national flag of China in person amid 300,000 soldiers and other people who were gathered at the square.

National Day Celebrations/Activities

China National Day is celebrated throughout mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau with a variety of activities. Public places are decorated with flags and flowers. Beijing host the biggest celebrations.

The National Day Flag Raising Ceremony

On October 1, there is a special flag-raising ceremony at Tian’anmen Square. The square is decorated festively with flags and portraits. Exactly at sunrise, uniformed troops march out to start the flag-raising ceremony.

Other National Day Vacation Activities

  • The government also sponsors firework displays and light shows in the city.
  • Retail/tourism on overdrive: It’s called the golden week as it’s shops/sights biggest profit-bringing week of the year.
  • Other sectors closed: Government offices close, China’s embassies might be closed, and companies, factories, and restaurants might close for at least a day or two.
  • Chinese like to take it easy during the holidays, go travelling, eat well, and give gifts, and many try to visit back home.
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