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  • Shandong promotes future Confucius-centered university


    Shandong province, the home of Confucius (551-479 BC), is actively promoting the work of founding a university named after the Chinese sage, in a bid to develop the province into a research and study center of Confucianism with global appeal, the top provincial official said on Saturday in Jinan, the capital.

  • Shandong Acrobatic Troupe bags awards at world circus festival


    Group Jugglers with Hats, a performance presented by the Shandong Acrobatic Troupe, won two awards – "silver Idol prize from professionals" and "silver auditorium prize from spectators" at the world circus festival "Idol-2018" which took place in Moscow, Russia from Sept 6 to 9.

  • 2,569th birthday of Confucius celebrated in China


    A ceremony was held in eastern China's Shandong province Friday to celebrate the 2,569th birthday of Confucius, an ancient Chinese educator and philosopher.

  • Confucius documentary starts shooting


    A documentary on Confucius started shooting in the city of Qufu, the birthplace of the ancient Chinese educator and philosopher in East China's Shandong province Friday, the 2,569th anniversary of his birthday.

  • In pics: Shandong celebrates 2,569th birthday of Confucius


    A ceremony to celebrate the 2,569th birthday of Confucius is held in Qufu city, East China's Shandong province on Sept 28.

  • Forum on world civilizations concludes in Shandong


    A forum on civilizations of the world concluded Thursday in Qufu, birthplace of Confucius, highlighting the importance of embracing diverse civilizations in one world.

  • 'Confucius Prize' awarded to Iranian, Nigerian, Spanish programs


    Three educational programs for children and adults, prisoners, and adult immigrants have won this year's UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy in Qufu, East China's Shandong province.