A grand parade to celebrate the founding of the People's Republic of China

Zhonghua renmin gongheguo chengli dayouxing
中华人民共和国成立大游行
A grand parade to celebrate the founding of the People's Republic of China">
1954, January
Shanghai Xushengji yinshuachang (上海徐胜记印刷厂)
78x53 cm.
PC-1954-007

The parade is a mix of traditional and modern elements: costumed drum dancers, stilt-walkers, a lion and a dragon, workers in overalls with red flags and portraits of Mao Zedong and Zhu De. It takes place in People's Park in the center of Shanghai, built on the site of the old racecourse.

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