enter the memorial of the first National Congress of the Communist
Party of China in Shanghai, east China, June 3, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]
The memorial of the first National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) opened in Shanghai Thursday.
The memorial includes the site of the first CPC National Congress, an oath-taking hall, and a newly-built exhibition area.
than 1,100 selected items that highlight the Party's history have been
displayed in the exhibition area spanning 3,400 square meters.
exhibition area is divided into seven sections that chronicle the
founding of the CPC as well as the Party's efforts and achievements over
the past 100 years.
including relics, photos and literature cover major events such as the
New Culture Movement, the May Fourth Movement, the establishment of
early CPC organizations and early CPC national congresses.
A total of 72 versions of The Communist Manifesto are also on display.
founding fathers of the CPC secretly convened the first National
Congress of the Party in the two-story brick-and-wood building in
downtown Shanghai in 1921. The building was turned into a memorial site
in 1952 and continues to be a popular tourist attraction in Shanghai.