In the central square of Beijing Tiananmen morning started Oct. 1 parade, which took the general secretary of the Communist Party of China Hu Jintao. China 60 years old. In the military parade was attended by 56 regiments. "Sixty years of development, China proved that only socialism can save the country, and only reform and opening up can ensure the development of China" - declared the chairman of China.
After the military parade on Tiananmen demonstration was held with the participation of 180 thousand people. In the evening took place in Beijing colorful show and a grand fireworks display.
Official celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary will last more than a week. During the celebrations in the capital of China introduced unprecedented security measures, which, according to law enforcement agencies, will be much tougher those practiced during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.