Photos: How do people celebrate Chinese National Day?

As China embraces the National Day holiday, the country's birthday on Oct. 1st, 2015, let's take a look at what Chinese people are doing in celebration of the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

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Chinese people hold a huge national flag on the square to celebrate the 66th anniversary of the founding of People' Republic of China. [Photo/CFP]
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Fireworks are seen over the city skyline as part of China's national day celebrations in Hong Kong on October 1, 2015. China is marking the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949. [Photo/AFP Philippe Lopez ]
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Chinese people visit the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, capital of China in celebration of the 66th National Day holidays. [Photo/CFP]
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Tourists gather around the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Oct 1, 2015 to celebrate the National Day holidays. [Photo/CFP]
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A national flag-raising ceremony is held at the Tiananmen Square to mark the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on the National Day in Beijing, Oct 1, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]
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A national flag-raising ceremony is held at the Tiananmen Square to mark the 66th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on the National Day in Beijing, Oct 1, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/in-photos-how-people-celebrate-chinese-national-day/thumbs/thumbs_xinhua5.jpg]1830Tourists in front of the National Museum of China
Tourists line up in front of the National Museum of China located on the east of the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Oct 1, 2015, the first day of the National Day holidays. [Photo/Xinhua]
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Tourists visit the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Oct 1, 2015, the first day of the National Day holidays. [Photo/Xinhua]
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Tourists take selfie as they visit the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Oct 1, 2015, the first day of the National Day holidays. [Photo/Xinhua]
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Tourists pose for photo as they visit the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Oct 1, 2015, the first day of the National Day holidays. [Photo/Xinhua]
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Tourists visit the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, Oct 1, 2015, the first day of the National Day holidays. [Photo/Xinhua]