The origin of the
Each year on August 1 is the anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, commonly known as "Bayi" army day.
On August 1th, 1927, the communist party of China led the northern expeditionary army for more than thirty thousand people, in Zhouenlai, He long, Ye ting, Zhude, Liubocheng, holding the armed uprising in nanchang of JIiangxi province, fired the first shot against the KuoMinTang reactionaries
In June 1933, the revolutionary military commission of the central committee of the communist party of China gave proposal to the Chinese Soviet republic temporary central government, that suggested using nanchang uprising day -- August 1, as the anniversary of the red army of workers and peasants. (The predecessor of Chinese people's liberation army), setting commemorating
activities every year. The central government agreed to the proposal, and
decided to carry on the activities that support the army and give preferential
treatment to the families of the armyman and martyrs during the period of
setting anniversary of red army.
On July 11, the Chinese Soviet republic temporary central government made the
resolution about "bayi" commemorative activities announced: the Soviet republic
of China the central executive committee to commemorate the establishment of the
Chinese red army of workers and peasants red army, rewarding soldiers and giving
preferential treatment, resolution is as follows: (1) approved the
recommendation that revolutionary military commission of the central, make
the regulation that every year August 1 is the anniversary for the Chinese red
army of workers and peasants. And awarded the banner to the group of red army,
and awarded the medal to the leaders who is responsible for holding the
nanchang armed uprising as well as the commanders and fighters who have special
feats in the red army.
(2) Ordered interior people's committee member of the red army making courtesy card for family of red army, issued to all red army soldiers' families.
(3) Under the management of the Soviet government ministry of land and the Soviet government land department jointly with the township Soviet government organizing the commottee to give preferential treatment for the families of the red army, the committee take responsibility for all management of preferential treatment for the families of the red army.
On June 15th, 1949, the Chinese people's revolutionary military commission issued an order, using the two words “bayi” as the main symbol of the Chinese people's liberation army military flag and army emblem. After the founding of new China, this anniversary will be renamed as "The founding of the Chinese people's liberation army". During the army day, every palace all over China will hold activities concentrating on "support army and give preferential treatment to families, support government love people" activities, to commemorate the birth of the people's army.
The custom of the army day
The custom of the army day one: support army activity
Bayi army day custom
was various kinds of activities to support army mainly organized by
authority departments and social organizations.
Every army day, the army itself will hold big commemorative activities, celebrating their own festival. Governments at all levels,will also organize grand gala of a commandment, inviting the old red army cadres, retired veterans, revolutionary disable veteran and the representatives of martyr to attend. At the same time, government will also organize activities that support army and give preferential treatment to families of army, disseminating glorious traditions of the people's army, as well as checking if the activity that support army and give perferential treatment to families of army is well organized and fulfilled or not. If some problems and troubles are found, they should be solved as soon as possible.
The custom of the army day two: visit old comrades
Visiting the old
comrades, retired veterans, giving festival greetings and best wishes to them.
them holiday greetings, and giving thanks to the old comrades in army for their
contributions during revolutionary war, and thanks
for their long-time
concern and support to the development of local economy and society .Wishing them to be healthy and have longevity, having happiness in his later years, and enjoy happiness for the whole family.
The custom of the army day three: for poor families
In some remote areas or family condition is not very good, especially during the holidays, to send the warm to people's hearts.
Under the same blue sky, it is a different life. In some conditions, some children are not guaranteed even the basic life. Not to mention the children like big cities have rich extracurricular activities and material life. The children can go to school while the government according to the national policy to arrange the children to school, because of objective conditions, there are still some children cannot go to school. Send the consolation money to them and help poor families maximum, to solve the practical difficulties exist in the poor families.