The Great Confucius Memorial Ceremony-B
祭孔大典The Great Confucius Memorial Ceremony
thank you for inviting me out.
Where exactly is this place?
This is the famous Confucian Temple. I specially brought you to visit today.
Is it the place where the Confucius Ceremony is held every year?
That’s right, the annual sacrifice ceremony for Confucius is held on September 28, Confucius’ birthday.
I heard that there are a lot of people coming to see the Confucian sacrifice ceremony every year?
That’s because people are interested in watching ancient Chinese ceremonies
Are music and dance performed at the ceremony?
Yes, an ancient Chinese dance called the Ba Yi Dance will be performed
Is Confucius highly respected?
Yes, Confucius thought has had a extremely deep influence on Chinese culture. He has been called the Socrates of the east.
What are the most important aspects of Confucian thought?
I would say that would be “loyalty” “forgiveness” benevolence” and love.
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