China celebrates 60 years

“China formally kicked off its mass celebrations of 60 years of communist rule with a 60-gun salute that rung out across Beijing’s historic Tiananmen Square earlier today. Hundreds of thousands of participants marched past Tiananmen Square in costume or uniform, with floats and dancers mingling with soldiers and military hardware.”

A stunning series of photos from the ever reliable Big Picture.

China celebrates 60 years – The Big Picture –