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  • Xi: Advance true multilateralism

    President Xi Jinping reaffirmed on Monday China's commitment to following a path of peaceful development, reform and opening-up and multilateralism, while calling upon nations to jointly work toward the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.

  • Xiplomacy: Xi's remarks on national rejuvenation, peaceful development at 110-year revolution anniversary

    BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for a stronger sense of national confidence and concerted efforts to realize national rejuvenation and continue with stable and peaceful development.

  • Confucius Cultural Festival enlightens expats on Chinese culture

    The 2021 China (Qufu) International Confucius Cultural Festival and the 7th Nishan Forum on World Civilizations was held in Qufu, a county-level city in Jining, East China's Shandong province, from Sept 27 to 28.

  • UNESCO names winners of Confucius Prize for Literacy

    A program called Building and Growing, submitted by an organization in Mexico — Construyendo y Creciendo — was honored for providing inclusive literacy education for construction workers.

  • Confucius festival, world civilization forum open in Qufu

    The opening ceremony for the 2021 China (Qufu) International Confucius Cultural Festival and the 7th Nishan Forum on World Civilizations was held in Qufu, Jining, East China's Shandong province, on Sept 27.

  • Forum on Confucius culture opens in east China

    JINAN, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- A forum on Confucius culture opened Monday in the city of Qufu, east China's Shandong Province, the birthplace of the Chinese sage.

  • Abundant harvest seen along golden terrace rice paddies

    Aerial photo taken in early September shows terraces of golden bright rice fields in Cuiwei village, Longli county of Southwest China's Guizhou province. [Photo by Long Yi /For chinadaily.com.cn]

  • 'Cave dwellers' guard ancient cliff paintings

    What is it like to live in a cave once inhabited by ancient civilizations? Zhang Youbin and his wife have the answer.

  • Guizhou drafts blueprint for traditional village development

      Southwest China's Guizhou province recently issued a five-year blueprint to promote rural revitalization and the high-quality development of its traditional villages by 2025.

  • Autumn tradition unfolds in Dong village

    Autumn basking is a folk tradition unique to farmers in certain mountain areas. On the first day of autumn, the Chinese solar period that begins in August, locals dry their harvested produce in the sun to preserve it.

  • Together in chorus

    Editor's note: From arts and crafts to knowledge and skills, China's intangible cultural heritage is invaluably embedded in its ethnic communities. This series looks at the latest efforts to preserve and promote the country's inherited traditions and living expressions.

  • The people's war

    In 1936, Shafick George Hatem, an American doctor who was based in Shanghai, accepted an invitation to visit Yan'an in the north of Shaanxi province which, at the time, was a major revolutionary base for the Communist Party of China. Setting off on the trip, it's perhaps safe to presume that he did not expect the visit to utterly change his life.

  • Sea of wild leek flowers in Guizhou enchants visitors

    Now is the best time to admire the blooming wild leek flowers at Jiucaiping scenic spot in Hezhang county, Bijie, Southwest China's Guizhou province. The scenic spot is located on the highest peak in the province and offers some truly breathtaking views.

  • Guizhou teens learn cultural heritage during summer break

     Teens from Pingqiu village, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture in Southwest China's Guizhou province discovered the charm of Dong embroidery during their summer break.

  • Relax in Guizhou during summer

    Danzhai's Paimo village is the birthplace of Miao batik. Miao people use special knives to draw patterns on white cloths with melted beewax. The cloths will feature patterns when they are dyed and the beewax is removed. [Photo/colorful Guizhou network]

  • Confucius Caricatures: from Guiyang Confucius Academy to the World

    On July 9th, 2021, at the 14th International Caricatures Biennial (hereafter referred to as the Biennial) held in Jonzac, Bordeaux, a famous French wine region, more than 20 caricatures created by artists from China and the rest of the world were exhibited. These works are from Confucius Caricatures International Exhibition held for the first time at Confucius Academy.

  • Eco Forum Global Guiyang kicks off

    The 2021 Eco Forum Global Guiyang kicked off in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, on July 12. Its tagline is "green and low-carbon development, fostering a community of life for man and nature".

  • Eco Forum Global kicks off in southwest China

    GUIYANG, July 12 (Xinhua) -- China's only national-level global forum themed on ecological civilization, Eco Forum Global Guiyang 2021, opened on Monday in Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou Province.

  • Silversmith passing on cultural heritage

    On the 15th day in the third month of the lunar calendar, women of the Miao ethnic group put on silver jewelry to participate in the Miao Sisters Festival in Southwest China's mountainous Guizhou province. The festival is not only a time for young women to show off, but is also a nod to local silversmith Wu Shuigen.

  • Protecting the intangible takes a special touch

    Cultural experts discuss way of ensuring that heritage remains relevant and survives.

  • Weaving a future from the past

    Architect's vision helps establish a cultural project that empowers women of the Dong ethnic group, report Wang Qian in Beijing and Yang Jun in Guiyang.

  • “Guian District of Guiyang City from the Perspective of Taiwan Media” Event at Confucius Academy

    On May 27th, the 5th “Guian District of Guiyang City from the Perspective of Taiwan Media” event invited eight journalists from Taiwan media, including CTV, China Times, TVBS, ETtoday, and China Daily News, to visit Guiyang Confucius Academy and interview and film its Cross-Strait Exchange Base.

  • Infographics: Guizhou's achievements and goals for high-quality development

    Infographics: Guizhou's achievements and goals for high-quality development

  • GLOBALink | The Happy Life of a Miao Family in Guizhou

    35-year-old He Lan and her husband run a farmhouse in Huawu Village in southwest China's Guizhou Province. When they get married in 2007, their monthly income was less than 100 U.S. dollars. But now, they can earn more than 45,000 U.S. dollars annually. Check the video for the story behind.

  • July 1 Medal recipients embody Chinese Communists' staunch faith: Xi

    Recipients of the July 1 Medal embody the Chinese Communists' quality and spirit of maintaining staunch faith, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, said Tuesday.

  • “Guian District of Guiyang City from the Perspective of Taiwan Media” Event at Confucius Academy

    On May 27th, the 5th “Guian District of Guiyang City from the Perspective of Taiwan Media” event invited eight journalists from Taiwan media, including CTV, China Times, TVBS, ETtoday, and China Daily News, to visit Guiyang Confucius Academy and interview and film its Cross-Strait Exchange Base.

  • Dragon boat race sets off in SW China's Guizhou

     A total of 720 athletes from 30 teams from the provinces of Hunan, Sichuan, Guizhou and other parts of China participated in the dragon boat race to celebrate this year's Dragon Boat Festival, which falls next Monday.

  • Tan Dun: Guiyang Confucius Academy, A Marvelous Stage

    On April 13, the “Night of Martial Arts” concert, by the world-renowned composer and conductor Tan Dun and his team, captivated a packed house at Yangming Auditorium of Guiyang Confucius Academy. This is the first time that Mr. Tan Dun has been at Guiyang Confucius Academy. When visiting Confucius Academy, he gasped with admiration at its beautiful surroundings and special architecture that inspired him to create music. He also expressed the hope that he would deliver lectures about films and music for three days and nights here.

  • Nishan World Center for Confucian Studies (Secretariat of China Confucius Foundation) Visited Guiyang Confucius Academy

    On March 16, Guo Chengyan, Party Secretory and Deputy Director of Nishan World Center for Confucian Studies (Secretariat of China Confucius Foundation) led a delegation to Guiyang Confucius Academy, and conducted discussions on in-depth cooperation between the two parties in the inheritance, development, and innovative promotion of Confucianism with Suo Xiaoxia, Party Secretory and Director of the Culture Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy, and the relevant responsible persons of Confucius Academy.

  • Pingpo Miao Paintings Exhibition Held at Shanghai Museum of Glass

    On the occasion of the 111th International Women’s Day, Suo Xiaoxia, Director of the Cultural Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy, was invited to attend “the Light of Life: Pingpo Miao Paintings Exhibition” and “the Light that Reflects Life” Women’s Symposium hosted by Shanghai Museum of Glass and Seed Light Cultural Media.

  • “Exhibition of Female Pingpo Miao Painters in Guizhou” Opened at West Taihu Lake Art Museum of Changzhou

    On the afternoon of March 5, Anthem of Life: Exhibition of Female Pingpo Miao Painters in Guizhou, with Guiyang Confucius Academy as one of the organizers, successfully opened at the beautiful West Taihu Lake Art Museum in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province. It is the second stop of Guiyang Confucius Academy after the itinerant exhibition at Shenzhen Art Museum in November 2020

  • Across China: Ethnic art exhibition in Shanghai enthrals art lovers

    SHANGHAI, March 10 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai Museum of Glass is currently hosting an exhibition on Pingpo Miao paintings, which has been received with much fanfare by art aficionados.   The unique paintings are all created by a group of female peasants from the mountain areas of southwest China's Guizhou Province.

  • GLOBALink | Xinhua Special: How did China lift 100 mln people out of poverty in 8 years?

    Lifting 100 million people out of poverty over the past 8 years! How did China do this? To find answers, #XinhuaSpecial explores some of the success stories from Guizhou, which was once home to more people under the national poverty line than anywhere else in the country.

  • New Year Greetings from Guiyang Confucius Academy

    In celebration of the New Year of the Ox, we, staff of Guiyang Confucius Academy, would like to extend our sincere thanks to all friends who have been caring and supporting us for a long time, and wish you well.

  • Ten Paintings Created by Miao Artists from Pingpo Village in Guizhou Province Invited to Exhibit on the Exhibition of Artistic Works on Poverty Alleviation at the National Art Museum of China

    “Support Education with Art – An Exhibition of Artistic Works on Poverty Alleviation at National Art Museum of China (NAMOC)” was opened on August 11 at NAMOC. Over 550 (sets of) exhibits, the majority of them from the collection of NAMOC,

  • More Than One Hundred Presidents and Editors-in-Chief of Newspapers Visited Confucius Academy

    On October 25, more than one hundred presidents and editors-in-chief of newspapers nationwide visited Confucius Academy to gain an insight into Guizhou and Confucius Academy’s practices of spreading excellent traditional Chinese culture.

  • A Ceremony to Appreciate Guiyang Confucius Academy’s Donation of Pingpo Miao Paintings Held in NAMOC

    On the afternoon of October 9, a special ceremony was held in Hall 1 of National Art Museum of China (NAMOC). Ms. An Yuanyuan, Deputy Director of NAMOC, on behalf of Director Wu Weishan, presented a certificate of appreciation to Ms. Suo Xiaoxia, Director of Cultural Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy for its strong support for “Support Education with Art: An Exhibition of Artistic Works on Poverty Alleviation at NAMOC”, recommended Pingpo Miao paintings for exhibition and donated some of these paintings.

  • Pingpo Miao Paintings Exhibited at 2020 CIFTIS

     On September 5, paintings created by Miao artists from Pingpo Village, recommended by Culture Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy and Party Committee and People’s Government of Longli County, were presented at 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS). After the successful exhibition “The Psalm of Life from Optimists: Exhibition of Pingpo Miao Paintings” held in the Art Hall of Confucius Academy on July 28, at the invitation of National Art Museum of China (NAMOC), ten paintings were displayed at the exhibition of “Support Education with Art: An Exhibition of Artistic Works on Poverty Alleviation at NAMOC”. This is the second time that Pingpo Miao paintings are presented in the high-end international cultural event.

  • Guiyang Confucius Academy Won Honorary Titles of “Guizhou Civilized Unit” and “Advanced Collective of National Civilized City Consolidation and Promotion in Guiyang”

     In 2020, Confucius Academy held 310 activities, both online and offline, involving 56 million person-time. In October, its WeChat official account was selected by the fifth session of “The Most Popular New Media Account for Reading” jointly launched by the China Press and Publication Media Group, Nationalreading.gov.cn and the Convergence Media Think Tank. It’s the only selected WeChat public account in Guizhou.

  • Delegation of Nishan World Confucianism Center Visited Confucius Academy

    On the morning of December 15, 2020, Zhou Jing, Deputy Secretary-General of Nishan World Confucianism Center (Secretariat of China Confucius Foundation) led a delegation of five people visited Confucius Academy, and conducted in-depth exchanges on intensive cooperation between the two sides in various areas.

  • Guiyang Confucius Academy Received “Spread of Sinology: Public Work Award” of the 4th Global Sinology Ceremony for Chinese

    On the afternoon of November 28, 2020, the award ceremony of “Tribute to Sinology: The 4th Global Sinology Ceremony for Chinese” was held at Chinese Academy of History, Beijing. Guiyang Confucius Academy was honored “Spread of Sinology: Public Work Award”.

  • Guizhou Celebrates its Long March History

    Province preserves sites and artifacts from significant period in time, integrating them with local culture.

  • Road of Confucius Academy for Innovation and Development Commented in Guangming Daily

    On December 19, the signed article Making Traditional Culture out of Ordinary –Guiyang Confucius Academy Keeping the Practice of “Two Innovations” is issued on the front page of Guangming Daily, unscrambling the way of integration between traditional culture and contemporary culture and merging into the masses life for the blossom of its new vitality.

  • Confucius Academy Advancing to the World Based on Openness and Innovation

      On September 28, XU Qi, Party Secretary and Chairman of Council of Culture Communication Center of Confucius Academy, accepts the exclusive interview of national media reporter on the survival and development in the trend of globalization. He points out that Confucius Academy and the excellent traditional Chinese culture that Confucius Academy inherits are advancing to the world based on openness, inclusiveness and innovation.

  • XU Qi: Searching for Cultural “Common Divisor” for Dialogue with the World

    On September 26, XU Qi, Party Secretary and President of the Council of Culture Communication Center of Confucius Academy, accepts the exclusive interview of reporter on the future development of Confucius Academy. He says, Confucius Academy will strive for forging the important platform for cultural exchange with foreign countries in Guizhou and supporting the establishment of “spiritual highland” in Guizhou.

  • Confucius Academy Announced a New Director

    In the afternoon of August 23, Cultural Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy announced the decision of CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee on the appointment of comrade SUO Xiaoxia.ZHANG Xin, Vice Minister of the Organization Department of CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee, announced the decision of the Provincial Committee that comrade SUO was appointed

  • National Written and Spoken Chinese Language Institute of Guizhou Established

    On August 11, National Written and Spoken Chinese Language Institute of Guizhou (hereafter referred to as “the Institute”) was inaugurated in conference room II of the second phase of Confucius Academy. More than 100 experts and scholars from both Guizhou and other provinces witnessed this historic moment.

  • Original Historical Dram Ci Xin Guang Ming of Confucius Academy Awarded

    Co-invested by the Culture Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy, Guizhou Department of Culture and Zhejiang Department of Culture, Guizhou Modern Drama Troupe and Zhejiang Modern Drama Troupe have jointly produced the large-scale original historical dramaCi Xin Guang Ming, which has won the 14th Spiritual Civilization Construction “Five-One Project” Award in Guizhou Province and honored as the Innovation Funding Project of 2017 National Art Fund Large-scale Stage Play and Work.

  • SUO Xiaoxia, Director of Confucius Academy, Exclusively Interviewed by Colorful Guizhou Internet

    SUO Xiaoxia, Director of Cultural Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy, exclusively interviewed by Colorful Guizhou Internet, introduces that Confucius Academy has held 633 public lectures on traditional cultures since opened on January 1, 2013, implemented activities for such traditional festivals as Spring Festival, Qingming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival

  • First Rule of Virtue and Rule of Law Education Base for Juveniles will be Built at Confucius Academy

    On September 21, Guizhou Provincial People’s Procuratorate, Special Group for Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency of the Comprehensive Management Committee of Guizhou Province, Cultural Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy, People’s Procuratorate of Guiyang City and People’s Procuratorate of Huaxi District of Guiyang signed a cooperation agreement to jointly build “Guizhou Rule of Virtue and Rule of Law

  • Confucius Academy Held the 12th Meeting of Standing Council

    On September 18, the 12th meeting of the Standing Council of the Cultural Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy was held, and XU Qi presided over the meeting.The meeting, by ballot, decided to add two directors and executive directors of the council and elected Secretary General and appointed Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Confucius Academy. SUO Xiaoxia, Director and Secretary of the Party Committee of

  • Confucius Academy: Strengthening Cultural Confidence and Spreading Excellent Traditional Chinese Culture to the World

    On November 29, 2018, a series of documentary films, namely Charming Argentina and Charming China jointly produced by the China Media Group and the Argentine National Radio and Television Station were broadcast simultaneously on the national television stations of the two countries. As one of the shooting points selected by the Argentine film crew in China, Guiyang Confucius Academy debuted in the documentary

  • Confucius Academy Honored as the “Top Ten Brand” of Cultural Industry in Guizhou Province in 2018

    On November 23, the Awarding Ceremony of the First “Top Ten Brands of Cultural Industry” and Colorful Guizhou Cultural and Creative Design Competition was held in Guizhou Province. Confucius Academy was reputed as the “Top Ten Brand” of the cultural industry in Guizhou Province in 2018.MU Degui, member of the Standing Committee and Minister of the Publicity Department of CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee, HE Li, Deputy Director of the Standing Committee of

  • Confucius Academy Included in the Database by 2018 Comprehensive Evaluation Report of Chinese AMI Journal in Humanities and Social Sciences as New Journal and English Journal

    On November 16, at the 5th China Summit on Humanities and Social Sciences & Conference on Evaluation of Journals, Chinese Academy of Social Science Evaluation Studies (CASSE) released the 2018 Comprehensive Evaluation Report of Chinese AMI Journal in Humanities and Social Sciences (hereinafter referred to as the Report). Both the Chinese version and English version of Confucius Academy are included in the database by the Comprehensive

  • Teachers and Students of Beijing Sport University Attended Confucius Academy to Experience Traditional Culture

  • Guiyang Confucius Academy–Member of the First Batch of New Age Civilization Practice Bases in Guiyang

    On July 4, at the unveiling ceremony of Guiyang’s new age civilization practice center, Guiyang Confucius Academy was admitted to be the first batch of new age civilization practice bases in Guiyang. In promoting the development of the new age civilization practice center, Guiyang municipal government has planned to build a new age civilization practice base, with the first 16 sites listed. At the ceremony on the same day, six Guiyang new age civilization practice bases were unveiled, namely Guiyang Confucius Academy, Party School of the CPC Guiyang Municipal Committee, Memorial Hall of the CPC Guizhou Provincial Working Committee, Guiyang Library, Guizhou Big Data Application and Display Center, and Guiyang Olympic Sports Center.

  • Guiyang 2018 Advanced Unit for Construction of Spiritual Civilization Awarded to Confucius Academy

    On May 14, Guiyang held a plenary session of the Steering Committee for Spiritual Civilization Construction. During the session, Culture Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy was awarded the title of Guiyang 2018 Advanced Unit for Construction of Spiritual Civilization, and Sun Jinfang, member of the secretarial staff, was entitled Advanced Individual.

  • Seven Hundred Freshmen of Junior Middle School Chanting the Classics in Confucius Academy as Their First Class of the New Term

    On August 21, a total of 700 freshmen from Huaxi No. 1 Middle School had their study tour to Guiyang Confucius Academy. The students stood in the pattern of “70” and “国庆” (which means National Day in English) and chanted the classics of Sinology such as Standards for Students to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of our country, launching their first class of traditional culture in the new term.

  • The Third Book Fair of Confucius Academy opened in Guiyang Confucius Academy

    On August 30, the Third Book Fair of Confucius Academy themed on “Carrying on the classics and celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of China” was opened in Guiyang Confucius Academy. Sun Zhigang, Secretary of Guizhou Provincial Committee and Director of the Standing Committee of the People's Congress of Guizhou Province, made instructions to the Book Fair. And Liu Binjie, President of the Publishers Association of China and former Director of General Administration of Press and Publication of the People’s Republic of China, sent a letter to congratulate on the opening of the Book Fair.

  • Experts and Journalists throughout the Country Retracing Wang Yangming’s Way of Apprehending the Philosophy of Mind

    On August 26, the activity themed on “Coming to Guizhou for retracing Wang Yangming’s way of apprehending the philosophy of mind” ofthe Third Book Fair of Confucius Academy·Sinology was officially launched in Guiyang. Experts and journalists throughout the country would retrace Wang’s steps, recall what he had seen and heard, and experience the special charm of his philosophy and Guizhou’s culture from different aspects.

  • Seminar on Local Libraries under the Third Book Fair of Confucius Academy·Sinology of 2019 Held in Guiyang Confucius Academy

    On August 29, Seminar on Local Libraries under the Third Book Fair of Confucius Academy·Sinology of 2019 was held in Guiyang Confucius Academy. Editors-in-chief of nine libraries from eight provinces such as Sichuan, Hunan, Shaanxi and Guizhou, as well as leaders of related publishing houses, came to Confucius Academy to provide suggestions for the compilation, publication and distribution of local libraries. During the seminar, a collaborative system for editing and publishing local libraries was initiated.

  • Guiyang Confucius Academy: To Inherit and Develop Excellent Chinese Traditional Culture in Guizhou

    As a western region of China that was once “underdeveloped and undeveloped”, Guizhou has been showing a new image for the public. Guizhou has been developing in such aspects as the launch of the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), ecological civilization construction and development, rise of big data, high-speed rail and industrial cultivation. Among them, there is Guiyang Confucius Academy, the spiritual highland of Guizhou that inherits and carries forward the excellent traditional Chinese culture.

  • Thirty-Two Top Foreign Experts Entered Confucius Academy

  • Teachers and Students from Nanjing High School in Jiangsu Visited Confucius Academy for Research and Study

    On July 3, 250 teachers and students from Nanjing High School in Jiangsu visited Guiyang Confucius Academy to participate in research and study exchange activities, aiming at promoting and inheriting excellent traditional culture and fulfilling socialist core values.

  • Confucius Academy Honored as “Pioneer Unit of Nationwide Confucianism Social Groups”

      On the 5th Joint Conference of Nationwide Confucianism Social Groups and Nationwide Confucianism Academic Seminaron May 29, Guiyang Confucius Academy is appraised as the Pioneer Unit of Nationwide Confucianism Social Groups.

      Co-sponsored by China Confucius Foundation, Shanxi Academy of Social Sciences, Shanxi Federation of Social Science Society, Shanxi

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