By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: City of Needles (Information):
Needles, California: The community is invited to celebrate the National Day of the Republic of China 10-10 at a ceremony being held on Saturday, October 10th, 2020.
Representatives from the City of Needles and County of San Bernardino as well as representatives and dignitaries from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles, the California Republic of China Veterans Associations in Los Angeles, California and the Republic of China’s Air Force Color Guard will be attending the annual ceremony, which is long standing tradition in the City of Needles to observance 10-10.
The ceremony will start at 10:10 a.m. PT in front of the Needles Courthouse, located at 1111 Bailey Avenue near J Street.
During the ceremony, there will include a flag ceremony where both flags of the Republic of China and the United States of America are raised, national anthems for Republic of China and the United States of America will be sung, and several speakers will talk about 10-10 and present proclamations as well as gifts to local official and the community.
The ceremony of the National Day of the Republic of China 10-10 commemorates the start of the Wuchang Uprising of Tuesday, October 10th, 1911 (10-10 or Double Ten), which led to the end of the Qing Dynasty in China and establishment of the Chinese Republic on Monday, January 1st, 1912.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, things will be set up a bit different than in pass years, and wearing of face coverings and mask as well as social distancing will be encouraged during the event and festivities afterwards.
The National Day of the Republic of China 10-10 Ceremony 2020 will be broadcast live at ZachNews on Facebook starting at 10:00 a.m. PT.
The community welcomes everybody atrending and celebrating the National Day of the Republic of China 10-10 in Needles, California.