Background to China’s Lei Feng Day celebrated on 5th March 2012



To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of National Hero Lei feng 雷锋, the Chinese Education News Network started a series of activities to remind Chinese of the "Spirit of Lei feng" so that generation after generation in China can learn to give selfless service to the people of China 


The Committee responsible for promoting the Spirit of Lei Feng is headed by Li Chang Chun 李长春, a member of the powerful Central Politburo.


BD was featured above.  His story appeared in major newspapers in China.  He is honoured with the title of Yang Lei Feng. 洋雷锋 [The Lei Feng from Overseas]