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Chinese Communist party celebrates 100th anniversary – in pictures

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  • A party supporter waves a Chinese flag under hundreds of Hong Kong and Chinese flags on a Hong Kong street ahead of anniversary festivities

    Photograph: Miguel Candela/SOPA Images/Rex/Shutterstock

    A party supporter waves a Chinese flag under hundreds of flags on a Hong Kong street

  • Chinese president and party leader Xi Jinping speaks at a ceremony in Beijing marking the party’s centenary

    Photograph: Xie Huanchi/AP

    Chinese president Xi Jinping speaks at a ceremony in Beijing

  • Chinese military members wait in Tiananmen Square before a parade marking the anniversary

    Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

    Chinese military members wait in Tiananmen Square before a parade marking the anniversary

  • Performers form the number 100 at a gala show in Beijing

    Photograph: Ng Han Guan/AP

    Performers form the number 100 at a gala show in Beijing

  • Xi Jinping (centre top, in grey) with others above a portrait of Mao Zedong at the Gate of Heavenly Peace in Tiananmen Square during the celebrations

    Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

    Chinese president Xi Jinping and others above a portrait of Mao Zedong in Tiananmen Square during the celebrations

  • Aircraft fly in formation during a parade in Beijing

    Photograph: Wu Hong/EPA

    Aircraft fly in formation during a parade in Beijing

  • Performers rehearse in Beijing before the ceremonies

    Photograph: Carlos García Rawlins/Reuters

    Performers rehearse in Beijing before the ceremonies

  • Hong Kong and Chinese flags outside a building in the city’s Tsim Sha Tsui district

    Photograph: Chan Long Hei/SOPA Images/Rex/Shutterstock

    Hong Kong and Chinese flags outside a building in the city’s Tsim Sha Tsui district

  • Buildings on the Bund in Shanghai during a light show marking the anniversary. The city’s ‘light and shadow’ festival is staged from 30 June to 4 July along the Huangpu river

    Photograph: Alex Plavevski/EPA

    Buildings on the Bund in Shanghai, the Chinese communist party’s birthplace, during a light show marking the 100th anniversary

  • People watch a light show on buildings in Beijing

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    People watch a light show on buildings in Beijing

  • Rehearsals in Tiananmen Square before a parade

    Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

    Rehearsals in Tiananmen Square before a parade

  • Performers under the Chinese communist party emblem in Beijing in the lead-up to the anniversary

    Photograph: Ng Han Guan/AP

    Performers under the Chinese communist party emblem in Beijing in the lead-up to the anniversary

  • A party-themed flower show in Chengdu, Sichuan

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    The theme flower show is held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist A party-themed flower show in Chengdu, Sichuan

  • Rehearsals for a ceremony at Tiananmen Gate

    Photograph: Ng Han Guan/AP

    Rehearsals for a ceremony at Tiananmen Gate

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