Recently, the 2021 graduation light show of “Greet the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, Initiate a New Chapter in Life” was staged in Building C of the third dorm on the Ziyou campus of NENU. As an important carrier of NENU’s online ideological and political education, the light show has been held for five consecutive years. This time a total of 117 pictures involving 208 dormitories were displayed, completed by 78 student volunteers, and attracted nearly 1,000 teachers and students from the two campuses. At the scene, nearly 10,000 teachers and students logged on to the online platform to watch the live broadcast.
This light show contains three chapters. The first chapter, “Greet the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Communist Party of China” and “Students in NENU Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Party” expresses the firm sentiment of young college students who will always follow the Party; the second chapter, “Recalling the Youth", the abbreviations of each schools are displayed in turn on the dorm buildings, which brings the four-year-time of campus life back to the graduates; the third chapter, “A New Chapter in Life”, NENU gave entrustments for the graduates who are about to go on a voyage. The poem recitation with background music runs through the entire light show. When the lights of the building were all lit up, the graduation theme song “You are on my way forward” sounded. The teachers and students on the spot waved the national flags and Party flags in their hands, turned the mobile phone flashlights on to sing together, and the emotion of parting after graduation has been further sublimated.
This light show is not only one of the thematic education activities of the graduation season, but also a practical exploration of NENU to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Party and to innovate in the study and education of the Party’s history. While bidding farewell to the graduates, we should guide the young students to inherit the fighting spirit of the Chinese Communists and bravely shoulder the responsibilities and missions entrusted by the times. The activity aroused the love of NENU, the Party and the country among the graduates and even the students at school. It showcased the exhilarating picture of the centuries-old Party being youthful and the youth struggling at the time. It is a vivid ideological and political education class.
The event received widespread attention. Many media official platforms such as Guangming Daily, Jilin Daily and China National Radio reported the event. The video of the light show was broadcast on various network platforms, with a cumulative broadcast volume of more than 180,000 times.Attachment: China National Radio report-Northeast Normal University light show greets the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Party and bids farewell to the graduates.
(From News Center, translated by Wei Jia, revised by Liu Lixin)