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London’s Chinatown gears up to welcome Xi

October 19, 2015


Chinese President Xi Jinping headed to his official state visit to the U.K. on Monday. For the past few weeks London has been anxiously gearing up to welcome the president.

Since September, London’s Chinatown, located on Gerrard Street, has been festively decorated to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and Chinese National Day. Now the busy streets in the area have become even more colorful, with additional red lanterns and over 1,000 Chinese and U.K. national flags added to celebrate Xi’s visit to the U.K.

Good wishes displayed on large banners can also be seen everywhere in London’s Chinatown these days, as many residents are excited by Xi’s visit and the…….. 


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