Reference Code I/2-199
Title Always shoulder to shouler
Synopsis A delegation of the Communist Party of China visits Albania on June 24, 1966. Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, Haxhi Lleshi, Hysni kapo, Rita Marko, Beqir Balluku, Manush Myftiu, Ramiz Alia, Koco Theodhosi, Gogo Nushi, Petrit Dume, Adil Carcani and the accredited diplomatic corps came out to welcome the delegation at the Rinas airport. Jets flying in the sky. The Chinese delegation represented by Cu En Lai arrives. Mehmet Shehu and Cu En Lai pass the guard of honour. A mother hugging Tsu En Lai. Villagers and cooperative workers of the area are on Rinas Street. People giving flowers to the delegation. The palace of culture is home to a ballet troupe that dances. Workers and students are lined up doing various physical activities at the Skanderbeg Square. (228. 20m) Joyful ballet. The streets are filled with people. The car stops at the Brigades palace. The delegation pays tribute to the graves of the martyrs. Tsu En Lai puts a floral wreath with the inscription “May the memory of the Albanian revolutionary martyrs be unforgotten”. The delegation is accompanied by Mehmet Shehu, Manush Myftiu, Adil Carcani, Abdyl Kellezi, etc. The delegation visits the Central Committee of the Party, the Presidium of the People’s Assembly and the Council of Ministers. Tsu En Lai warmly greets Enver Hoxha and the Albanian people on behalf of Mao Zedong. Mehmet Shehu, Ramiz Alia, Beqir Balluku, Spiro Koleka, Haki Toska, Pilo Peristeri, Koco Theodhosi, Myslym Peza, Shefqet Peci, Kadri Hazbiu, Rita Marko, etc were at the reception. On the afternoon of June 24, the talks between the two parties began. The Council of Ministers hosted a dinner where Enver Hoxha and Tsu En Lai talked (simultaneously). The delegation visits the factory of spare parts for tractors. The delegation is welcomed by Pilo Peristeri, the director of the plant, etc. The delegation is accompanied by Mehmet Shehu Abdyl Kellezi, Spiro Koleka, Koco Theodhosi, etc. On the evening of June 25, an artistic concert was given in the opera and ballet theatre. The ensemble of the popular army sings the song “We have a pickaxe in one hand and a rifle in the other”. The program closes with the philharmonic of the opera “Mrika”. Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, Haxhi Lleshi, etc. attend the event. Tsu En Lai goes on stage and congratulates the actresses. (18320m) The delegation visits Maminas it is greeted with flowers by the cooperative members and residents of Sukthi and the surrounding villages. Tsu En Lai accompanied by Rita Marku and Mehmet Shehu visits the city of Durres. The delegation is warmly welcomed. The choir of 500 pioneers in front of the new theatre gives life to the reception. The rally organized on this occasion was opened by comrade Rita Marko, who gave the floor to Mehmet Shehu (simultaneous). Tsu En Lai greets the people of Durres (synchronous). The delegation visits the port of Durres (synchronously). The port. On the way back, the delegation visits the state farm of Sukthi, where is welcomed by the Minister of Agriculture, Piro Dodbiba. The Beijing song and dance ensemble gives a performance at the opera and ballet theatre. Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, Beqir Balluku, Abdyl Kellezi, etc. Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu and Tsu En Lai congratulated the artists. (294. 40m) Thousands of workers have gathered in the rally organized on this occasion. Enver Hoxha, Spiro Koleka, Mehmet Shehu, Gogo Nushi, etc attend the rally. The rally was opened by Manush Muftiu who gave the floor to Enver Hoxha (simultaneous) and Tsu En Lai (simultaneous). The Beijing song and dance ensemble gave a program at dinner. People of Tirana escorted the friendly Chinese delegation to the airport On June 28. The leaders Enver Hoxha, Mehmet Shehu, Haxhi Lleshi, Spiro Kolekam Beqir Balluku, Koco Theodhosi, Gogo Nushi, Adil Carcani, etc. Enver Hoxha and Tsu En Lai walking side by side towards the plane. They hug and the plane takes off. On the visit of the Chinese cultural delegation and Tsu En Lai to our country.
Scriptwriter Muharrem Skenderi
Director Vitori Celi Ilo Pando
Composer Donika Muci
Camera Hamdi Ferhati Pashko Como Niko Theodhosi Dhimiter Lala Saim Kokona Agim Fortuzi Petraq Lubonja Dhimiter Anagnosti Ilia Terpini Asim Raxhimi, op/zeri
Category Documentaries
Year 1966
Release date 1966
Reels 6
Lenght (in minutes) 50
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations
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