September 28th, 2017 is the Chinese sage , Confucius 2568th birthday. Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.
In order to celebrate his birthday, Confucius Festival was organized at this day in his birthplace Qufu, China. The chairman of The International Hua-Yan Buddhist Federation was honorably invited by the organizer to participate the event and the offering ceremony.
During the festival at the Qufu temple there are many activities and entertainments, including musical performances and dancing from ancient times. Mr. Shi delivered speech on The Confucianism and Its Influences in Confucianism Business Summit.
Chairman of The IHBF Mr. Shi delivered speech on The Confucianism and Its Influences in Confucianism Business Summit.
Confucius's principles had a basis in common Chinese tradition and belief. He championed strong family loyalty, ancester veneration, and respect of elders by their children and of husbands by their wives, recommending family as a basis for ideal government. He espoused the well-known principle "Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself", the Golden Rule. He is also a traditional deity in Daoism.
The Confucius Festival in Qufu is celebrated every year. If you are just in China at the period of the year, that's not a bad idea to pay a visit to Qufu 。 You would be amazed.