The whole world joins in the jubilation

Putian tongqing
普天同庆
The whole world joins in the jubilation
1955, September
Shanghai huapian chubanshe (上海画片出版社)
53x77 cm.
PC-1955-002

Dignitaries on the balcony of Tian'anmen during the parade on 1 October 1954, the fifth celebration of the National Day of the People's Republic of China. Spread among the many Chinese dignitaries are foreign communist state or party leaders. Exactly in the middle: Mao Zedong, between two Russians.

From left to right:

  1. Chen Yi (陈毅)
  2. He Long (贺龙)
  3. Deng Zihui (邓子恢)
  4. Deng Xiaoping (邓小平)
  5. Hoàng Minh Giám (黃明鑑), Democratic Republic of Vietnam
  6. Peng Dehuai (彭德怀)
  7. Lothar Bolz (博商茨), German Democratic Republic
  8. Václav Kopecký (柯別茨基), Czechoslovakia
  9. Dong Biwu (重必式)
  10. Nikolai Mikhailovich Shvernik (什維爾尼克 - Шве́рник), Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  11. Chen Yun (陈云) 
  12. Gheorghe Apostol (阿波斯托尔), Romania
  13. Zhou Enlai (周恩来) 
  14. Kim Il Sung (金日成 - 김일성), Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  15. Zhu De (朱德)
  16. Nikolai Alexandrovich Bulganin (布尔加宁 - Булга́нин), Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  17. Mao Zedong (毛泽东)
  18. Nikita Khrushchev (赫鲁晓夫 - Хрущёв), Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  19. Liu Shaoqi (刘少奇)
  20. Bolesław Bierut (贝鲁特), Poland
  21. Song Qingling (宋庆龄)
  22. Petru Groza (格罗查), Romania
  23. Lin Boqu (林伯渠)
  24. Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan (米高扬 - Микоя́н), Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
  25. Li Jishen (李济深)
  26. Jamsrangiin Sambuu (桑布 - Самбуу), Mongolia
  27. Zhang Lan (张澜)
  28. András Hegedüs (赫格居斯), Hungary
  29. Luo Ronghuan (罗荣桓)
  30. Georgi Purvanov Damyanov (达米扬诺夫 - Дамянов), Bulgaria
  31. Behar Shtylla (贝·什图拉), Albania
  32. Shen Junru (沈钧儒)
  33. Guo Moruo (郭沫若)

The group on the balcony is closely based on a picture by Xinhua News Agency photographer Chen Zhengqing (陈正青), who is not credited.

1 October 1954

39.906, 116.39

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