2017 Grand Confucius Ceremony of Confucius Academy and “First Writing Ceremony” Opened

2018-04-24

September 28, 2017

At the 2,568th anniversary of Confucius’ Birthday on September 28 and the fifth anniversary of the establishment of Guiyang Confucius Academy, the 2017 Grand Confucius Ceremony of Confucius Academy and “First Writing Ceremony” is held at the Etiquette Square of Confucius Academy.

Onset of drums and trumpets, presenting of sacrifices, saluting of grand bow, and eulogy to Confucius…Ancient music is played on the scene of the Confucius Ceremony in the solemn atmosphere; over thousand participants salute the greatest sage and teacher according to the protocolsand traditions. In the newly added step of “Protocol of Reciting”, primary students, rural area teachers, overseas students, descendants of Confucius, ordinary citizens and persons from varied levels of the society recite the famous phrases and quotes of Confucius together to review the classics and praise the man of virtue, including Confucianism specialists and scholars, representatives of Confucius’ descendants, representatives of overseas students, representatives of citizens and related superiors from inside and outside of the province.