The entrancing melody of “My Country and I” rang out in the square beside the Long Museum at the West Bund, complementing the beauty of the Huangpu River and attracting thousands of people to stop and enjoy.
Artists Fang Qiong, host Xia Lei, Peking Opera Artist Wang Peiyu, basketball star Liu Wei and many other celebrities from all walks of life joined in.
The flash mob’s highlight was the Peking Opera, stirring people’s pride in their country’s heritage. It was all part of the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. If you happen to come across one of these flash mobs in the coming days, don’t be shy and join in!