The huge ship sails, and the Xiangjiang River surges.

Hong Kong has gone through an extraordinary year of 2021. From chaos to governance, it is ushering in governance and prosperity.

In 2022, Hong Kong will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its return to the motherland and set off again along the Guangming Avenue.

  For Hong Kong’s economic development, the country’s reform and opening up is the biggest stage, and "one country, two systems" is the biggest advantage.

In the past year 2021, despite the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the exchanges between Hong Kong and the Mainland have overcome many difficulties and moved forward firmly without interruption.

  A series of activities on the theme of "The Spirit of the Times Bring Hong Kong" jointly organized by the Liaison Office of the Hong Kong Central Committee, the SAR government and relevant mainland authorities has entered Hong Kong three times in the past year.

Aerospace scientists walked into the Hong Kong campus to encourage young people to establish scientific dreams; a series of activities such as the theme exhibition of the construction of a major country were held to showcase the charm of architectural culture; the spirit of the Olympic struggle resonated with the spirit of the Lion Rock in Hong Kong..." The patriotic enthusiasm and national pride of Hong Kong compatriots have also inspired Hong Kong to integrate into the overall situation of national development and forge ahead in a new journey.

Demonstrating achievements and adding pride

  Under the Lion Rock, beside the Xiangjiang River.

From aerospace science and technology to the construction of large countries, a series of historical development achievements of the motherland have reappeared, setting off wave after wave of patriotic upsurge.

  On June 26, 2021, the Centennial Chinese Scientist Theme Exhibition of "The Spirit of the Times" and the opening ceremony of Lunar Land's entry into Hong Kong were held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. The Lunar Land collected on Chang'e 5 was exhibited in Hong Kong for the first time.

  This is a special gift brought by the team of scientists when they visited Hong Kong.

It is understood that the "Lunar Land Entering Hong Kong" event is hard to find, and the venues are full.

  During the "World Dialogue" with Chinese astronauts, more than 300 Hong Kong university and middle school students and scientific and technological workers participated enthusiastically at the scene, and "Great Power Aerospace" became a hot word on the Internet.

  "The spirit of manned spaceflight is patriotic." At the "Chinese Space and Space Spirit" lecture held by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Academician Qi Faji, the first chief designer of the Shenzhou spacecraft, interpreted the spirit of manned spaceflight in this way.

  At the University of Hong Kong, Hu Hao, chief designer of the third phase of the National Space Administration's lunar exploration project, communicated with the students and gave a public lecture entitled "Nine Heavens Reaching the Moon" to introduce the national lunar exploration project.

  From nothing to a space power, we are now moving towards a space power and realizing China's space dream.

The scientific spirit and patriotism of scientists affect everyone, and the achievements in spaceflight are proud.

  Opening roads in the mountains and building bridges in the water are the distinctive character and characteristics of the times built by China.

The Water Cube, the Bird's Nest, the 500-meter-caliber spherical radio telescope, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge... each super project has risen from the ground, becoming a vivid portrayal of the spirit of the times.

  Behind the "Building in China" miracle is the Chinese people's spirit of fighting hard and daring to be the first.

The "Spirit of the Times Brilliant Hong Kong" themed exhibition of the construction of a great country opened at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center on October 25, 2021. A large number of photos, videos and models reflecting the country's long architectural history and contemporary architectural development achievements were met with the public in Hong Kong.

The Hong Kong citizens who came to visit were in an endless stream, lamenting the rapid progress in national construction and their confidence in the development of Hong Kong backed by the motherland.

  In the famous landmark buildings, you can see the comprehensive national strength, economic strength and innovation ability of the motherland; in the development history of the country's construction, Hong Kong compatriots feel the spiritual power of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.

Pass positive energy and inspire forge ahead

  The spirit of the times illuminates Xiangjiang. At this moment, the most beautiful is the touch of Chinese red, and the most intimate is the strong patriotism.

  On December 3, 2021, the mainland Olympic athletes arrived at the hotel where they were staying in Hong Kong. The citizens had already been waiting nearby, applauding warmly, waving their hands, and vying to see the athletes' style.

  Olympic women’s epee champion Sun Yiwen said: “I saw five or six-year-old children in the roadside welcome crowd, as well as 70-80-year-old people. At the performance site, many Hong Kong children shouted my name. move."

  At the Tokyo Olympics, the Chinese sports delegation ranked second on the medal list with 38 golds, 32 silvers and 18 bronzes. The Hong Kong delegation also won 1 gold, 2 silvers and 3 bronzes, creating the best results in its Olympic history.

  After the award ceremony of the women’s table tennis finals for the Tokyo Olympics, the photos of the Chinese national team taking photos with the Hong Kong team members and coaches to celebrate once swept the Internet.

  Tokyo Olympics table tennis men’s singles and men’s team champion Ma Long said: “We finally stood on the podium through our joint efforts. After receiving the award, we took a photo with the national flag and the regional flag. This scene was very moving.”

  Share the joy of victory and share the glory of the motherland.

The delegation of Olympic athletes from the Mainland conducted a three-day visit and exchange in Hong Kong.

During their visit to Hong Kong, Mainland Olympic athletes carried out activities such as performances, performances, report meetings, media meetings, etc., and exchanged extensively with all walks of life, setting off a sports boom.

  "The spirit of Lion Rock is the spirit of continuous hard work in Hong Kong. This is in line with our athletes' spirit of winning glory for the country and fighting bravely on the field." said "Asian flying man" Su Bingtian.

  Olympic athletes use inspirational stories to convey the spirit of striving for glory for the country, and gather powerful energy to inspire and forge ahead.

  Architecture demonstrates the spirit of the times.

The "Building Mission" composed of many national architectural experts walked into Hong Kong's well-known universities to share the development achievements of Chinese architecture with teachers and students.

  "The biggest feeling after hearing it is the passion!" "I want to praise the extraordinary strength that the country has built!"... The admiration of Hong Kong students is endless.

  In an interview with the media, Zhang Qi, a doctoral student in the Department of Civil Engineering and Environment of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, said that he hopes that he can make innovations for national construction and disaster prevention through scientific research. A very meaningful thing".

 Create the future together and create brilliant

  From the sky to the earth, from technology to sports, the historic achievements and outstanding achievements of the motherland have inspired the confidence of more and more Hong Kong youths.

  Perseverance and concentration, excellence, meticulousness, and the pursuit of excellence-the connotation of the craftsmanship is the national spirit with patriotism as the core and the spirit of the times with reform and innovation as the core.

  "As a Hong Kong person, I have always been very grateful for the country's maximum support for Hong Kong at all times. Seeing that more and more mainland construction companies are participating in the construction of major livelihood projects in Hong Kong, I also hope that I can contribute to the construction of the mainland and Hong Kong in the future. Contribute to development." said Liu, a doctoral student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Sciences, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

  From the water supply project to the construction of public housing, from the construction of temporary hospitals to the construction of new cultural landmarks... The central government’s support for the construction and development of Hong Kong has remained unchanged, and the concerted efforts of mainland and Hong Kong builders have not changed, and continued to inject a steady flow of Hong Kong’s long-term prosperity and stability. the power of.

  "Boys, fight! Fight for the motherland!" The Olympic weightlifting champion Lu Xiaojun, who shouted this slogan at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Hong Kong, was still very excited when he recalled the situation at that time.

  Lv Xiaojun said: "From entering Hong Kong to leaving, Hong Kong citizens welcomed us with flags everywhere. I was very touched. In that atmosphere, I couldn't help but yell that sentence."

  Zhao Xiaojin, Vice President of the Fifth Academy of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, said that China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation has a deep connection with Hong Kong. Later presented to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government".

  In the lecture on aerospace science, Academician Qi Fayu explained in simple terms and guided the audience, especially young students, to look up at the starry sky and keep their feet on the ground.

He sincerely hopes that more Hong Kong youth will join the national aerospace industry.

  The "Universal Mission", the "Building Mission" and the "Olympic Mission" visited Hong Kong one after another, inspiring the patriotism of the compatriots and serving the country.

  According to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, more and more researchers at the school are participating in the aerospace industry of the motherland. The school has also established a "Deep Space Exploration Research Center" to bring together experts from multiple fields to strengthen research and development.

  Today, Hong Kong is ushering in a new situation, standing on a new starting point, and opening a new chapter of "One Country, Two Systems".

Under the shining spirit of the times, the "Pearl of the Orient" is bound to be more brilliant and create greater glories.

  Reporter Li Wanxiang

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