Graffiti painting to welcome the 19th CPC National Congress

People living and working in Jing'ansi area draw on a 65-meter-long wall to welcome the upcoming 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Residents paint on a wall in Jing'ansi area to welcome the upcoming 19th National Congress of CPC on Friday.

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

A foreigner paints the wall in Jing'ansi area on Friday.

A 65-meter-long wall painted with graffiti has become a new attraction in the downtown Jing’ansi area.

More than 200 people, from senior citizens to white-collar workers living and working in the community, spent five hours on Friday drawing on the wall on Yongyuan Road.

They painted a mixed of images, from iconic Shanghai landmarks like the Oriental Pearl TV Tower to their daily life like square dancing, from Chinese achievements like high-speed bullet trains to exotic scenes from “One Belt One Road” countries.

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Residents paint on a wall in Jing'ansi area to welcome the upcoming 19th National Congress of CPC.

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Residents paint on a wall in Jing'ansi area to welcome the upcoming 19th National Congress of CPC.

At the center of the wall, there is a huge national flag and China’s map, entitled China Dream.

“It’s great. I feel happy because the environment is better,” said 61-year-old Cen Peiyong.

The activity was initiated by the community to welcome the upcoming 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.



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