Reference Code I/2-196
Title Great friendship, fighting unity
Synopsis The delegation of the Albanian Party and Government, headed by Prime Minister Mehmet Shehu, leaves for People’s Republic of China on April 25, 1966. Comrades of delegation are: Hysni, Abdyl Kellezi, Nesti Nase and Vasil Nathanaili. The delegates are accompanied by Enver Hoxha, Beqir Balluku, Manush Muftiu, Spiro Koleka, Haki Toska, Haxhi Lleshi, Ramiz Alia, etc at Rinas airport. The journalists announce the visit of the Albanian delegation. Fresh flowers, Albanian and Chinese flags, balloons, etc. are prepared. The plane lands in Kriminiu. The delegation is expected with unprecedented enthusiasm. At once, balloons are released into the sky. Delegates visit the tree of friendship, the Albanian olive tree planted in China, while they also work on the arrangement of the olive tree. (132 m) Comrades Liu Shao Ci, Cu En Lai, Cu De, Ten Sjao Pin, etc. are waiting for the delegation at Beijing airport On April 28. After the anthems of both countries, Mehmet Shehu and Cu En Lai pass the guard of honour. The pioneers giving flowers. 1 million residents came out through the streets of Beijing to greet the Albanian delegation. Calls for Enver Hoxha and Mao Zedong are heard. Tien An Men Square buzzes with the dancing and enthusiasm of people. 600 artists perform different dances. The talks between the two parties begin. The delegation takes part in the welcome banquet. Comrade Liu Shao Ci delivers the greeting, thanking for the support that Albania has given to China. Mehmet Shehu talks about the great help given by China to Albania and the martial friendship that binds the two peoples (synchronized). The delegation attends the performance of the ballet “Women’s Red Detachment”. The delegates welcome Chinese artists to the scene. (324. 9 m) The delegation reaches Cuen Huan District at Beijing District by helicopter. Mehmet Shehu hugging an old woman. The municipal women of the Sha Shi-Y bringing soil by hand and filling rocks with soil. The Albanian song “Partisan eagles” is being sung. Visiting the agricultural exhibition in Beijing, the living proof of the successes of Chinese agricultural mechanics. A rally is organized with 100, 000 residents on April 30. Cu En Lai and Mehmet Shehu speaking at the rally (simultaneously). The two leaders hugging each other heartily. The delegate is invited to the great park of culture on May . Hysni Kapo and Cu En Lai address the public. Mehmet Shehu chants “Long live Mao Ce Duni” while raising a little girl in his arms. Fireworks in the sky and Albanian and Chinese people dancing together. (280. 90) Delegate visiting Northeast China , the large industrial city of Harbin. Comrades Li Zu Cun and Abdyl Kellezi speaking at the rally. Airplane trip, fields and industrial facilities are displayed. On May 5, delegate arrives in Shanghai, one of the largest cities in the world. There they were met by Comrade Ten Xiao Pin and the leader of the Eastern Bureau of the Chinese Communist Party. Mehmet Shehu shakes hands with people. View of Shanghai. At the factory of non-welded pipes. The 12, 000-ton press model, which is one of the rarest in the world. The textile products. Mehmet Shehu and Hysni Kapo pay a visit to the pioneers’ palace. Meeting the pioneers and having fun with them. (287. 20m) On May 6, a rally was held in the sea square of Ciao Nan in Shanghai where Ten Sjou Pin and Hysni Kapo spoke. Greetings by Hysni Kapo and kissing of the flag by him. May 7. The delegation is welcomed by Li Sen Njen and over 200, 000 residents of Hanxhau who throw rose petals at the cars. A trip to the lake is made by motorboat. Mehmet Shehu and Si Ku throwa bowl of fish. Visiting a plot of wheat in the popular municipality of Tanxhi. Reception by popular voluntary guilds. The meeting of the delegation. (198. 50m) Ku Shen and Hysni Kapo speaking at the Party high school on May 9 (simultaneously). A farewell banquet is organized on May 10. Comrade Mehmet Shehu (synchronously) and Cu En Lai addressing the public, who also brought the news of the new explosion of the nuclear weapon. Mao Zedong welcomes the Albanian delegation. Bilateral cordial conversation. The joint declaration was signed in Beijing by Mehmet Shehu and Cu En Laj in the evening of May 11. Our delegation leaves the Republic of China at 23: 00 on May 11, accompanied by Liu Shao Ci, Cu En Lai, etc. (209. 60m) After two weeks, the delegation arrives at the airport of Rinas where it is welcomed by Enver Hoxha, Ramiz Alia, Rita Marko, Beqir Balluku, Spiro Koleka, Manush Myftiu, Haki Toska, Adil Carcani, Gogo Nushi, Kadri hazbiu, Pilo Peristeri, Petrit Dume, Haxhi Lleshi, etc. A rally organized for this occasion on May 18, Mehmet Shehu speaks (simultaneously) in the presence of 100, 000 residents where he talks about the outcomes of the visit to China. Comrades Enver Hoxha, Hysni Kapo and Haxhi Lleshi giving public speeches at the rally. (124 m)
Scriptwriter Fiqiri Vogli
Director Xhanfize Keko
Composer Donika Muci, formulim
Camera Dhimter Lala Asim Raxhimi, op/zeri
Editing Xhanfize Keko
Category Documentaries
Year 1966
Release date 1966
Reels 7
Lenght (in minutes) 52
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations
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