At 9:57, Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Li Chai Shu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji, Han Zheng, Wang Qishan and so on came here. Xi Jinping and others stood up on the platform before the memorial hall of the Chinese peoples war of resistance against Japan. The old soldiers who participated in the war of resistance against Japan, representatives of relatives of generals and martyrs, representatives of the relatives of international friends who contributed to the victory of the Chinese peoples war of resistance against Japan, representatives of officers and soldiers of the peoples Liberation Army and the armed police force, and representatives of the masses from all walks of life in the capital.
Seven flower baskets presented by the CPC Central Committee, the Standing Committee of the National Peoples Congress, the State Council, the National Committee of the Chinese peoples Political Consultative Conference, the Central Military Commission, veteran comrades of the Anti Japanese War and people from all walks of life in the capital laid out in line on the platform in front of the memorial hall. On the red ribbon of the flower basket reads the martyrs who died bravely in the Chinese peoples war of resistance against Japan will live forever..
At 10 oclock sharp, the ceremony of offering flower baskets to the martyrs of the Anti Japanese war began.
The PLA military band played a majestic March of the volunteers and sang the National Anthem of the peoples Republic of China. The passionate melody resounds across the Lugou Bridge, bringing peoples memories back to the years when the Chinese people shared a common hatred for the enemy and went to the national disaster together, and recalled the great spirit of the Chinese nations indomitable and heroic resistance.
The national anthem is finished. The whole audience stood in silence for the martyrs who died bravely in the Chinese peoples war of resistance against Japan.
At the end of the silence, the military band played an affectionate flower offering song. 14 salutaries raised seven flower baskets and walked slowly into the preface hall of the Chinese peoples Anti Japanese War Memorial Hall. Xi Jinping walked slowly up the steps and entered the memorial hall. The ceremonial soldier placed the flower basket in front of the large relief bronze wall and iron wall, which symbolized the unity of the Chinese nation in the Anti Japanese war.
Xi Jinping waited in front of the flower basket to gaze. The flaming and straight candlelight, the colorful orchids and the fragrant blooming lilies embody the deep memory and high respect for the martyrs of the Anti Japanese war.
Xi Jinping stepped forward and carefully arranged the ribbons on the flower basket.
Later, other leading comrades and representatives from all walks of life successively entered the preface hall of the memorial hall to offer flowers.
Cai Qi presided over the ceremony. Ding Xuexiang, Xu Qiliang, Zhang Youxia, Chen Xi, Huang Kunming, Zhang Chunxian, Xiao Jie, Ma Biao, and Li zuocheng, Miao Hua and Zhang Shengmin attended the ceremony.
Relevant departments of the party, government and army of the Central Committee, responsible comrades of Beijing Municipality, persons in charge of the Central Committee of democratic parties, all China Federation of industry and commerce, and representatives of personages without party affiliation attended the ceremony.