Casting Dreams, New Jing'an Composes Song of Workers in a New Era

Released on:2019-05-11


Picture: Male Voice Performance "We are Glorious High-speed Rail Drivers"

■ Photograph by Reporter Xiao Mingliang

■ Text by Reporter Yuan Wenjun

News On the afternoon of April 25, 2019, a celebration activity of "May 1" International Labor Day was held in Jing'an District. Lu Xiaodong, Secretary of CPC Jing'an District Committee, Jiang Haitao, Deputy Secretary of the Leading Party Members' Group and Vice Chairman of Shanghai Municipal Federation of Trade Unions, Ye Jianhua, Deputy Director of the Standing Committee of Jing'an District People's Congress and Chairman of Jing'an Federation of Trade Unions, Bao Yingjing, Deputy Mayor of Jing'an District, Chen Jingwei, Vice Chairwoman of the Jing'an District CPPCC Committee and other leaders attended the activity; and they presented awards to advanced collectives and individuals who have won the National "May 1st Labor Medal", National Outstanding Trade Union Worker, National Model Worker Family, Shanghai Craftsmen, Municipal "May 1st Labor Award", Municipal "May 1st Labor Medal", Municipal Worker Pioneer, Jing'an Craftsman and other honorary titles.

Lu Xiaodong delivered a passionate speech on behalf of the major district leaders. He firstly extended festival greetings to the workers and trade union officials at all levels who have been fighting hard on all fronts in the district for a long time, and also expressed warm congratulations to the advanced collectives and individuals who have won various honorary titles in 2018.

Lu Xiaodong pointed out that in the past year, officials and workers in the district have made important contributions to the construction of Shanghai and the development of Jing'an District with the pioneering, innovative and aggressive spirits, in accordance with the positioning requirement of the "new benchmark in the central city area and the new bright spot in the development of Shanghai" put forward by the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee to Jing'an District. The year 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China, and is a key year for comprehensively building a moderately prosperous society, as well as an important year for Jing'an District to accomplish the goals and tasks of the "13th Five-Year Plan", realize new achievements and create new situations.

Next, Lu Xiaodong urged the district officials and workers to vigorously carry forward the glorious tradition and the spirit of model workers, labor spirit and craftsmanship spirit, unite and forge ahead, and earnestly work hard, so as to make new and greater contributions to the economic and social development of Jing'an District.

All the participants also watched a wonderful performance together. The performance was divided into three chapters, "Seeking Dreams", "Pursuing Dreams" and "Realizing Dreams", which included the scene poetry recitation that enthusiastically eulogizes the 70-year prosperity and development, the original sitcom based on the true story that reflects the caring of Jing'an Federation of Trade Unions for workers, and the music allegro that praises Jing'an builders. While showing the elegant demeanor of Jing'an workers and creating a strong festival atmosphere, the performance also sang the main melody of labor glory. In the end, a chorus of the whole audience "We Workers Have Power" paid tribute to all the workers and brought the atmosphere of the activity to a climax.