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Jiading celebrates Confucius's birthday

( chinadaily.com.cn ) 2014-10-01

Jiading celebrates Confucius's birthday

Shanghai’s Jiading district held a grand ceremony to celebrate the 2,565th anniversary of Confucius’s birth at the district’s Confucius Temple on Sept 28.

The ritual started at 10am with a group of people in traditional Chinese apparel walking towards the temple. The whole ceremony vividly elaborated the meaning of rites in the doctrines of Confucius and also expressed the essence of Confucius’s thoughts.

The ceremony was attended by over 100 people from all walks of life in Shanghai. It was the biggest commemorating ritual ever in the district.

Jiading celebrates Confucius's birthday

Jiading celebrates Confucius's birthday

MAIL TO DISTRICT CHIEFzxi@jiading.gov.cn

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Jiading Fahua Pagoda

The Fahua Pagoda, 40.8 meters tall, is a square, brick-wood structure with seven stories, accessible by ladders.