Birthday Anniversary of Confucius Celebrated Around China
Ceremonies were held around China on Sept. 28, 2013 to commemorate the 2,564th birthday anniversary of the great Chinese philosopher and educator Confucius.
A ceremony was held in Changchun, capital of northeast China's Jilin Province.
A girl read works reflecting the Confucius thought during the memorial ceremony in Beijing, capital of China.
A performer took part in the memorial ceremony at the Confucius Temple in Qufu, east China's Shandong Province.
Qufu is known as the hometown of Confucius.
A ceremony is held in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province.
A memorial ceremony is held at the Confucius Temple in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan.
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