2019-05-09 16:15:30 source: Zhejiang News; Translation: In Zhejiang
From the “black, blue and gray” to “individuality”, from “solving the issue of food and clothing” to “enjoying a healthier life”, from “grain coupons” to “mobile payment”, since the foundation of the People’s Republic of China, the huge achievements have been reflected in our daily life. As the nation develops rapidly, the basic necessities of our life have been improved, influencing our attitudes and lifestyle. Follow the lens of Zhejiang Daily journalists, review the past and look into the future.
In 1952, the construction of the first batch of worker’s dormitories in Hangzhou was initiated. 200 workers’ dormitories would be built in the construction area of Daomao Lane.
(Photo via Xu Yonghui)
In 1972, industrial goods for daily use were popular on rural markets.
In 1980, six young couples got married at the Changtian Production Brigade of Shilu People’s Commune of Haining County. In the case of three couples, the husband became a “live-in son-in-law” of the family of the wife.
(Photo via Gu Wenrong)
On August 5, 1989, citizens of Hangzhou witnessed an improvement of their life standard. They queued overnight at Wulin Plaza to purchase a fridge.
(Photo via Qiu Zhiwei)
In 1994, the marketplaces of Hangzhou were sufficient in supply and the price remained stable basically.
(Photo via Xu Bin)
On September 12, 2000, the first batch of migrants from Three Gorges Area settled in Jiashan a month ago. It was the first Mid-Autumn Festival after their relocation.
(Photo via Xu Bin)
On November 5, 2010, the home of Chen Aixiang, a 115-year elderly, was decorated with lanterns and streamers in Zhangxi Village on the bank of Nanxi River, Yongjia County. Her descendants came back to celebrate birthday for her. The elderly had more than 230 descendants in six generations.
(Photo via Wu Yuanfeng)
In 2016, the G20 Summit, a spotlight of the world, was held in Hangzhou. In the final spurt to usher in the summit, the appearance of Hangzhou was transformed quietly. On September 3, the tourists stood at the southern bank of the Qiantang River and took photos of the beautiful lights of Hangzhou CBD.
(Photo via Huang Shulin and Li Zhenyu)
On September 21, 2018, a cultural auditorium was built at Zhentou Village, Sandu Town, Jiande City. When the first rural cultural auditorium was to be put into use in Zhejiang Province, an activity was organized across the province with the theme of “Our Homeland -- Harvest Celebrated at Rural Cultural Auditorium”.
(Photo via Ni Yanqiang, Zhou Xuhui and Ma Jiani)
On March 30, 2019, the annual “Sakura Running” event held along the river of Hangzhou was kicked off as scheduled, attracting more than 1,900 participants. Exercising has become a lifestyle of the public.
(Phto Lyv Zhiyao)
(Executive Editor: Yongliu He)