Zhang Yimou to direct anniversary gala

March 05, 2009 | Posted by Chris

Oscar-nominated director Zhang Yimou, who may be remembered for directing both the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Olympics, is currently planning a firework "gala" in Beijing to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, according to Xinhua News. The event, to take place on October 1 this year, will coordinate celebrations with other national agencies and include a military dress parade in Tian'anmen Square.

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