Hong Kong puts on gala show for China's Xi

Published 0332 GMT (1132 HKT) July 1, 2017
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With Hong Kong's leaders, China's President Xi Jinping sings a song entitled "My Country" at a gala event in Hong Kong to mark 20 years since the handover of the city from British to Chinese rule. ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images
The event came on the second day of a three-day trip, Xi's first since he became Chinese President in 2013. ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Dancers put on a show for the Chinese President. Keith Tsuji/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
Singer Leon Lai performs at the event on June 30, 2017, surrounded by dancers. Keith Tsuji/Getty Images
Singer Karen Mok was among a star lineup on stage, while the audience was filled with Chinese and Hong Kong guests and officials. Keith Tsuji/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
China's President Xi Jinping makes a toast during a banquet, urging Hong Kongers to unite and build on the progress of their predecessors. DALE DE LA REY/AFP/Getty Images