The Quanzhou Veterans Affairs Bureau organized the Qingming “Sacrificial Sweeping” ceremony.Photo courtesy of Chen Xiaomei
Volunteers tell heroic stories.Photo courtesy of Chen Xiaomei
Southeast Net, April 5th (reporter Chen Shiting, correspondent Chen Xiaomei of this website) is another year of Qingming Festival, and it is the time when chrysanthemums are fragrant! The Cemetery of Revolutionary Martyrs in Quanzhou City has evergreen pines and cypresses, solemn and solemn. Given that the current epidemic situation is still severe and complicated, in order to prevent the risk of clustered epidemics, the cemetery is temporarily closed, and offline sacrifice sweeping activities are suspended during the Qingming Festival, and citizens are encouraged to pay tribute to heroes and martyrs online and send their condolences in the cloud.
On the afternoon of April 5th, the representatives of party members and cadres who went to the “epidemic” line of the Quanzhou Veterans Affairs Bureau held a simple and solemn ceremony of laying wreaths on behalf of the martyrs on the 2022 Qingming Festival in the city’s martyrs’ cemetery, deeply mourning The revolutionary martyrs who bravely sacrificed their lives for China‘s revolutionary cause, cherish their revolutionary spirit and great achievements, draw on the red power, and carry forward the spirit of fighting the “epidemic”.
At 15:00 on the same day, under the leadership of Wang Zhiming, deputy director of the Quanzhou Veterans Affairs Bureau, representatives of party members and cadres stood silently in front of the monument to cherish the memory. They sang the “National Anthem of the People’s Republic of China” in unison, and then the audience stood in silence for one minute of silence for the revolutionary martyrs who sacrificed their lives for national independence, people’s liberation, national prosperity and people’s happiness.
Accompanied by the affectionate “Flower Laying Song”, the staff carried the wreaths, walked slowly to the monument, and placed the two wreaths neatly in front of the monument. In the end, all the people who participated in the ceremony walked around slowly in turn, looked at the monument to the martyrs, and expressed their respect for the martyrs.