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( Updated: 2015-12-04 08:57

China's Five-Year Plan popularized by bizarre cartoon

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Chinese State-owned news agency Xinhua posted a chirpy English-language theme song ahead of the 13th Five Year Plan on October 27, 2015. The video went viral on social media in China and abroad.

The three-and-a-half-minute music video, with hundreds of animated cartoon characters, a "psychedelic" melody, and rhyming lyrics, describes the outline and importance of the plan.

12 stories that touched the heart in 2015

"It's China huge" says an animated music video of the country's five-year plan for the future. [Photo/Screenshot from the video]

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