This is a group of old photos taken in the 1950s and 1960s. The theme of this group of old photos is the welcome scene of foreigners visiting and inspecting Kunming at that time. In the 1950s and 1960s, Yunnan was still a remote and backward place. From these old photos, we can also see the real scene of Kunming at that time. Let’s enjoy it together.
The picture shows the Romanian “Lark” Art Troupe who visited Kunming in the 1950s. Judging from the large plane in the background of the photo, the place where the photo was taken should be Wujiaba Airport. After the members of the art troupe got off the plane, they took a group photo nearby.
An important meeting in Kunming.
The picture shows that in December 1964, North Korean Choi Yongjian revisited the Yunnan Army Lecture Hall. Cui Yongjian is a foreign guest with a relatively high position. He went to school in Yunnan Army Lecture Hall. The Yunnan Army Lecture Hall has trained many foreign soldiers. After they returned to China, they all became senior generals of their country. Judging from the accompanying team, the scene was still quite grand at the time.
Representatives of ethnic minorities in the province visited Yunnan Printing and Dyeing Factory. Yunnan Printing and Dyeing Factory was a relatively large printing and dyeing factory in Yunnan at that time, with advanced technology and strong production capacity.
In 1957, the Prime Minister of Myanmar visited Kunming. It was at Wujiaba Airport. After he got off the plane, he gave a brief speech at the airport.
Cai Xitao, a botanist who has made outstanding contributions to Yunnan’s tobacco and rubber industries, is on a field trip. Cai Xitao, a native of Dongyang, Zhejiang Province, graduated from East China University in Shanghai.
In March 1959, Ho Chi Minh visited Kunming. From the photo, six children were sitting on both sides of Ho Chi Minh, and Ho Chi Minh talked to them cordially. On the table in front of them, there are steamed buns and various snacks. Several children were eating with food in their hands. At that time, Yunnan was still very backward, people’s living standards were not high, and ordinary people could have a full meal, which was already very good.
The author’s comments: From the 1950s to the present, more than 60 years have passed, and Kunming has also Earth-shaking changes have taken place, cities are changing with each passing day, feeling younger and younger, and we are getting older and older. In the world of life, suddenly it is like a traveler. Friends, do you also have old photos of your city in the 1950s and 1960s? You can share it together.