People’s Daily Online, Xiamen, September 18th (Reporter Alina Zhang) On September 16th, 2023, it was the 23rd National Defense Education Day. On that day, a series of national defense education activities were launched in Haicang District, Xiamen. It is reported that the series of activities will run through the whole year, and the knowledge of national defense education will be popularized and publicized for all the people in Haicang District in a multi-dimensional and omni-channel manner.
Launching ceremony site. Photo courtesy of the organizer
According to reports, during the event, Haicang District will create a strong atmosphere of "love my national defense and love my army" through a variety of activities such as grassroots preaching, military-civilian cultural and sports exchanges, and model figure selection. While demonstrating the achievements of national defense education in Haicang District for many years, we will further deepen national defense education in Haicang, improve the national defense concept and patriotism of the broad masses of cadres and people, and cultivate patriotism and support for the army.
Commendation ceremony site. Photo courtesy of the organizer
In recent years, Haicang District has closely focused on the major decision-making arrangements of its superiors, effectively promoting the in-depth development of national defense education for the whole people under the new situation. With the efforts of all levels and departments and the active participation and promotion of the general public, the enthusiasm for national defense, joining the army and supporting the army has become a common practice in the whole region. Next, the district will focus on the theme of "making vigorous efforts to strengthen national defense, courageously moving forward and rejuvenating", strive to build a national defense education brand of "Rong Qing Hai Cang", strive to build a diversified national defense education position, strive to improve the national defense education work system, and create more well-known and well-established national defense education brand activities.
The performance site. Photo courtesy of the organizer
It is worth mentioning that, as a pilot project of standardization of national defense education in Xiamen, Haicang District has been actively exploring for the popularization of national defense education in recent years, taking the lead in taking a new path, continuously deepening national defense education, and letting national defense education take root. During the period, national defense education positions such as Haicang National Defense Education Museum, "Defending Our Seas and Xinjiang" National Defense Education Base, Retired Veterans Base and Cangjiang Research Camp were launched successively. Elaborately created the "national defense education series package", and carried out various national defense education activities with different characteristics and forms, such as theme classes, photo exhibitions, education days, speech contests, sweeping revolutionary martyrs’ cemeteries, open days of military camps, propaganda of conscription, and "warm-hearted projects" for military families.
The scene of the game. Photo courtesy of the organizer
At the event site, the first "Bing Ba" military-civilian basketball friendly match in Haicang District was also opened simultaneously, aiming at expanding military-civilian cultural and sports exchanges, helping the military and civilians unite as one, and promoting the military-loving atmosphere of the whole region. In addition, the district will also launch a series of activities, such as "Love for the Sea, Sound for Flying" and Haicang National Defense Open Class. Through entering the organs, communities, schools, enterprises and party schools, the "five advances" will be presented in multiple dimensions and widely covered, which will unite the ideological consensus of caring for, loving, building and defending national defense, gather positive energy and invigorate the spirit of Haicang people.
This activity is guided by the leading group of national defense education in Haicang District, and sponsored by the Propaganda Department of Haicang District Committee and the State Education Office of the District Committee. On the same day, national defense education lectures, awards for the most beautiful veterans, queues and military skills demonstrations were also held.