The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is scheduled to open on Wednesday.
Since the Party's founding in July 1921, themes of CPC national congresses explicitly define the path and goal of the Party. Following are the themes of major CPC national congresses.
-- In 1921, a total of 12 delegates representing about 50 CPC members nationwide secretly convened at the first CPC national congress in late July in Shanghai. July 1 was later designated as anniversary of the founding of the CPC. Read more