context: Wang Huning 王沪宁 called for more Party control over propaganda ahead of CCP’s centenary. A CCP Central press conference outlined Party centenary activities on 23 Mar 2021. It is noticeable that achievements in Xi Jinping’s era are prioritised.

CCP Central Committee General Office issued ‘Notice on “always follow the Party” mass education and propaganda activities’, as part of Party centenary celebrations. The notice stresses

  • buttressing Xi Jinping’s position as the core
  • defining the activities’ procedures
    • until May: publicising recent achievements, including
      • the 5th Plenum
      • the 13th 5-year plan
      • poverty alleviation
      • provisions of the 14th 5-year plan
    • June-July:
      • climax of activities
      • spreading Xi’s speech on the Party centenary after its delivery
      • announcing that building a ‘moderately prosperous society in all aspects’ was successful
  • clarifying educational activities
    • raising people’s activeness and devotion ahead of their mission
    • taking the oath of Party membership at Party memorial sites
    • publishing special articles across the media
    • organising testimonies
    • setting up special trips for displaying
      • Party history
      • poverty alleviation
    • strengthening youth education, including
      • Party history education
      • loyalty education
      • achievements in the New Era
    • civil celebrations