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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.

  • 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.

  • Shandong hosts nationwide Mid-Autumn Festival Gala


    The 2018 Mid-Autumn Festival Gala sponsored by China's state television broadcaster CCTV was held in Qufu, Shandong province on Sept 24.

  • Qi remains a beacon of ancient prosperity


    I walk through an underground tunnel and stare at the 2,600-year-old funerary horses and chariots. There is a seeming confluence of millennia as I hear the hustle and bustle from the highway above my head.

  • China to unveil world's tallest Confucius statue


    The world's tallest statue of Confucius will be inaugurated in Eastern China's Shandong province during this year's Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Sept 24.

  • Chinese yangko festival held in Jiaozhou


    The fifth Chinese Yangko Festival kicked off in Jiaozhou, a county-level city of Qingdao, Shandong province on Sept 19, with various award-winning performances showcasing the charms of the intangible cultural heritage during its three-day duration.