On the evening of July 27th, organized by the CPC Lishui Municipal Bureau of the Retired Cadres, Lishui Municipal Press and Publication Bureau, Lishui City People's Armed Police Detachment and Lishui City Fire Control Brigade, co-organized by the Management Office of Lishui Grand Theater, Lishui Baoli Theater Management Company Limited and Lishui Retired Cadre Activity Center, the ‘Celebrating the Nineteen National Congress of CPC , Appreciating the Attachment Between the Army and the People’ evening gala which is also the art show to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the construction of The Chinese People’s Liberation Army, was held in Lishui Grand Theater. Retired Cadre from the City Retired Cadre Literary Troupe, policemen and fire fighters in Lishui have contributed to festive, enthusiastic and exciting theatrical performances to the audience together.
The evening gala consists of four chapters, The Eventful Years, Water-Fish Attachment, Battle Song-- Strengthening the Army, and China-- the Dream Catcher. Accompanied by the chorus ‘Changzheng’ (‘Long March’) and ‘YingShanhong’ (‘Azalea’), the evening gala kicked off. The dance ‘Red Flowers Blooming all over the Mountain’ fully reflects the excitement of the Central Red Army when they successfully arrived in the northern Shanxi, they saw the Shandandan flowers blooming all over the mountain. ‘Junmin yushuiqing’ (‘Water-Fish Attachment between the Army and the People’), a section of Shajiabang, once again reviewed the deep attachment between the people and the New Fourth Army during Anti-Japanese war period. The performance given by the firefighters in Lishui, ‘Nixingzhe’ (‘The Retrograder’), beats on the heart of every audience, making them revere the firefighters more due to their fulfillment of the mission and their disregard for personal safety faced with the fire scene. The Lishui armed police soldiers participating in the military performance ‘Special Tactics’ and dance ‘Call of Duty’ were valiant, clean and agile, fully demonstrating the high-level fighting spirit in the new era and and their spirit of fearing neither hardship or tiredness. The performances won bursts of applause from the audience, and the evening gala successfully concluded in the chorus ‘Dream Catcher China’.
The whole evening gala centered around the theme ‘Celebrating the Nineteen National Congress of CPC , Appreciating the Attachment Between the Army and the People’, and 14 performances consisted of various forms such singing, dancing, Beijing Opera, etc. With the distinct theme, high spirit, the gala enabled the interaction between the army and the people; with warm atmosphere and bursts of applause, the gala fully demonstrated the lofty sentiments of Lishui army, which welcomes the 19th CPC National Congress with perfect achievements. (Municipal Party Committee Bureau of Retired Cadres)