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The Confucius Festival: a celebration of life

The festival The Qufu International Confucius Culture Festival is held every year between September 26th and October 10th in Qufu City, which is where Confucius was born and lived a lot of his life. Confucius was born on September 28, which is a couple of days into the festival, 551 BC. He died in 479 […]

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History and Culture

Who was Confucius? The life of a Chinese philosopher

Confucius, the world famous Chinese philosopher, whose ideas have shaped Chinese culture immensely and even to this day has a large following. Confucius festivals are held across China every year to celebrate his ideas. But what about the man himself, what was his life like? Early life Born in a small province near modern day […]

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