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Italy celebrates 150th anniversary of unification

2011-03-17 02:21:40 GMT2011-03-17 10:21:40(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A member of a Italian military band performs during the Night of Tricolor in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification, in front of the Chigi Palace in central Rome, capital of Italy, March 16, 2011. Thursday marks the 150 anniversary of Italy's unification, known as the "Risorgimento", led finally to the foundation of an Italian nation in 1861. (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)?

A child reacts during the Night of Tricolor in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification, at the Termini Railway Station in central Rome, capital of Italy, March 16, 2011. (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)

The National Monument of Victor Emmanuel II is lit with the colors of the Italian national flag, during the Night of Tricolor in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification, in central Rome, capital of Italy, March 16, 2011.? (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)?

The National Monument of Victor Emmanuel II is lit with the colors of the Italian national flag, during the Night of Tricolor in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification, in central Rome, capital of Italy, March 16, 2011.? (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)?

People attend the Night of Tricolor in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification, in front of the Chigi Palace in central Rome, capital of Italy, March 16, 2011.? (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)?

The National Monument of Victor Emmanuel II is lit with the colors of the Italian national flag, during the Night of Tricolor in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification, in central Rome, capital of Italy, March 16, 2011.? (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)

An Eurostar train, painted with the colors of the Italian national flag, is seen during the Night of Tricolor in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Italy's unification, at the Termini Railway Station in central Rome, capital of Italy, March 16, 2011.? (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)?

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