Flash mob sings in Xuhui

Celebrities join children, residents and tourists at the Long Museum West Bund to give a rendition of "My Country And I."

The site of the flash mob at the Long Museum West Bund in Xuhui District. 

Tens of hundreds of of residents and tourists took part in a flash mob at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai’s Xuhui District to sing "My Country And I."

They included Fang Qiong, a professor at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, TV anchorman Xia Lei, renowned Shanghai Peking Opera artist Wang Peiyu, and basketball player Liu Wei.

The chorus included the Shanghai Normal University choir, Shanghai Nanyang Model High School symphony orchestra, a children’s chorus from Aiju Art Primary School, model workers, members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and district representatives.

People waved national flags as a giant national flag was unfurled from a crane. 

Flash mob sings in Xuhui
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Children to the fore as tourists, residents and celebrities sing along.

Flash mob sings in Xuhui
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The flash mob gathers to sing "My Country And I."

Flash mob sings in Xuhui
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National flags both large and small at the Long Museum West Bund.

Flash mob sings in Xuhui
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A giant national flag is unfurled from a tall crane during the flash mob.

Flash mob sings in Xuhui
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A girl begins to sing "My Country And I" before residents, tourists and celebrities join in.  

Flash mob sings in Xuhui
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Fang Qiong, a professor at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, steps forward during the song. 

Flash mob sings in Xuhui
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Renowned Shanghai Peking Opera artist Wang Peiyu was among the singers. 

Flash mob sings in Xuhui
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Basketball player Liu Wei joins in as everyone takes part in the chorus. 

Flash mob sings in Xuhui
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TV anchorman Xia Lei lends his voice to the flash mob. 

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