People visit the "Sun Yat-sen and Overseas Chinese" exhibition in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 9, 2016. The exhibition, jointly held by Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council and China Overseas Exchange Association, kicked off here on Wednesday to commemorate the 150th birthday of Sun Yat-sen. (Xinhua/Chen Yehua)
A photo exhibition commemorating the 150th birthday of Sun Yat-sen opened in Beijing Wednesday.
The exhibition, jointly sponsored by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council and the China Overseas Exchange Association, features 75 pictures revealing Sun's life as well as the contribution made by overseas Chinese to the nation's rejuvenation.
After the display in Beijing, which will last one month, the exhibition will visit about 20 overseas countries and regions.
Born in 1866 in south China's Guangdong Province, Sun Yat-sen was the founder of the Kuomintang Party, and a revered revolutionary leader who played a pivotal role in overthrowing imperial rule in China.