The 100th Anniversary of the Great October Revolution was celebrated all around the world. News from the Communist and Workers' Parties
ICP, 9 November 2017
19th International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties (IMCWP):
After the 19th IMCWP, the Communist and Workers’ Parties of the World joined a rally that was held in Russia’s capital Moscow in memory of the 100th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution.The meeting was closed with solemn singing of the International anthem. Following the closing of the meeting, a night event dedicated to the centenary of Great October Socialist Revolution took place in the Oktyabrsky Concert Hall. See the link on ICP.
Following the 19th IMCWP, the Communist and Workers’ Parties of the World joined the rally that was held in Russia’s capital Moscow on 7th November in memory of the 100th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution.
International Communist Youth:
An international event among Communist Youth Organizations took place during the 19. World Festival of the Youth and Students in Sochi last week. The communist youth organizations who attended the meeting stated that they will carry the fight for socialism forward on the centenary of the October Revolution. See the link for more on ICP.
Communist Party of Greece (KKE):
The CC of the KKE held an internationalist event for the 100th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution on 15/10/2017 in the Congress Hall of the KKE. See the link for more.
KKE also released a declaration of the Central Committee of the KKE on the 100th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution. See the link for the full text in English.
Communist Party of Turkey (TKP):
The Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) organised an event for the anniversary of Great October Socialist Revolution and the foundation of the Republic of Turkey, in western province İzmir on 28th November. The event, 'Socialism will suit very well to the "republic"', started with a performance on the October Revolution in 1917 and its achievements for humanity. See the link for more.
TKP released a statement on 7th of October calling on the people to take the road of the first socialist revolution of history. See the link for full text.
Communist Party of Ireland (CPI):
The statement of CPI for the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution is as follows:
"OUR FLAG STAYS RED
Today, 7th November in honour of the Great October Revolution in Russia in 1917 the Communist Party of Ireland once again proudly displayed it flag over its headquarters in Dublin. "
Portuguese Communist Party (PCP):
On November 7th, Portuguese communists met in Lisbon in the 100th anniversary of the Bolchevique Revolution. More than two thousand people came together at Coliseu dos Recreios in Lisbon following the appeal of the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP). After the revolutionary music from various parts of the World and a brief documentary on the achievements of the Revolution and its importance for the workers of all countries, the event ended with the speech of the General Secretary, Jerónimo de Sousa
Communist Party, Italy (PC):
The Communist Party and Front of Communist Youth organized a massive meeting and march on Colosseum Square of Rome. Dedicated to the centenary of the October Revolution, the event promoted communism as the only real alternative against capitalist barbarity. With the participation of thousands of people, city of Rome was decorated with red flag