Celebrities of culture and sports are celebrated, and family and country feelings are full of Xiangjiang.

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to the motherland, Chinanews.com invited Ren Dahua, Li Hakin, Joey Yung, Hui Yinghong, Alan Tam, Huo Wenxi, as well as Du Kaiqin, Huang Jinbao, Fok Qigang and other well-known figures in Hong Kong's literature, art and sports circles to recall the memories of 25 years ago. Return to the grand occasion, share the stories of mutual exchanges and common progress between the mainland and Hong Kong, and look forward to the bright future of the motherland and Hong Kong.

  Actor Ren Dahua recalled the mood on the day of his return 25 years ago, and said with emotion that it was like returning home, a feeling of peace of mind.

And the actor Hui Yinghong was even more emotional and wept at that time: "One of my most unforgettable scenes is when the national anthem was sung and my tears flowed down. I am Chinese, I finally returned, finally Back to mother's arms."

  Huang Jinbao, who has represented the Hong Kong Cycling Team in the international arena for many years, said that since his return to China 25 years ago, he has seen many experts sent by the motherland to help Hong Kong develop in all walks of life, including many coaches and scientific researchers to assist the development of sports in Hong Kong.

Fok Kaigang, a member of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, expressed the hope that, with the support of the country's strong backing, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region can play an active role in telling the story of China to the world.

(Reporter Lu Yan Wang Shiyao Liu Xingchen)

Responsible editor: [Ji Xiang]