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Gala celebrating 72nd National Day held in Hong Kong

Drummers perform during a gala marking the 72nd founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China is held at the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hung Hom, Hong Kong, on Oct 1, 2021. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)

HONG KONG — A high-level gala marking the 72nd founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China was held Friday evening at the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hung Hom.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and the leaders of the central government offices attended the event, which was also streamed online.

A gala marking the 72nd founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China is held at the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hung Hom, Hong Kong, on Oct 1, 2021. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)

Dancers perform against a backdrop showing a Fuxing bullet train during a gala marking the 72nd founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, at the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hung Hom, Hong Kong, on Oct 1, 2021. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)

Dancers perform during a gala marking the 72nd founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China held at the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hung Hom, Hong Kong, on Oct 1, 2021. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)

A singer performs as a photo of Chinese shot-putter Gong Lijiao is shown on a screen in the background during a gala marking the 72nd founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China, at the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hung Hom, Hong Kong, on Oct 1, 2021. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)

Dancers perform against a backdrop showing a Fuxing bullet train during a gala marking the 72nd founding anniversary of the People’s Republic of China held at the Hong Kong Coliseum in Hung Hom, Hong Kong, on Oct 1, 2021. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)