Confucius Academy Welcomes Visitors to Experience “Coming-of-age Ceremony” on Open Day

Experiencing “Coming-of-age Ceremony” of Ancient Style

From May 11 to May 13, the Confucius Academy greeted visitors to experience the “Coming-of-age Ceremony” on its open day. The activities of 18-year-old students’ Coming-of-age Ceremony, experiencing of “Coming-of-age Ceremony” of ancient style for all, and experiencing of “Chinese Zither, Weiqi, Calligraphy and Painting”, and special lectures on “Coming-of-age Ceremony”, attracted large quantity of citizens to participate.

Capping Ceremony Implemented by a Father for his Child
Modern “Coming-of-age Ceremony” for 18-year-old Students

According to information, the “Coming-of-age Ceremony” of Confucius Academy refers to a ceremony symbolizing the start of adulthood for an 18-year-old teenager, serving as an important traditional ceremony in Chinese culture. The “Four Ceremonies of Confucius Academy” is an important ceremony activity of Guiyang, aiming to present beauty of Chinese ceremonial civilization, promoting cultivation of modern civilized ceremony, and leading upright view on life and value of the public by ritual cultural activities for succession of Chinese ceremonial civilization by the means of extraction and purification of excellent traditional Chinese cultures.

18-year-old Student Hanging the Blessing Sign
Experiencing Chinese Zither