2023 Global Online Confucius Memorial Event
2023 Global Online Memorial Ceremony for Confucius livestreaming held
The 2023 Global Online Memorial Ceremony for Confucius livestreaming, hosted by Nishan World Center for Confucian Studies and China Confucius Foundation, organized by WWW.CHINAKONGZI.ORG and Jining Cultural Inheritance and Development Center is held on September 28 to commemorate the 2,574th anniversary of the birth of Confucius, the greatest teacher in Chinese culture.
More than 60 Confucian temples, academies, Confucius classrooms and cultural institutions both domestically and internationally joining hands with 70-plus livestreaming platforms to present the memorial ceremonies for Confucius through cross-platform and multi-format cluster livestreaming in all directions and show China's long-standing ritual and music culture.
Overseas sub-centers of Nishan World Center for Confucian Studies and overseas Confucius culture centers strongly support and actively participate in the ceremony. Sacheon Country School, Confucius Institute at Sehan University, Krirk University, Associazione Italiana Cultura del Confucio, Confucius Classroom of Xishili (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Confucius Classroom of Indonesia Great Dao Culture Research Centre, China International School (Thailand), and Russian Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries also show their unique local activities through livestreaming and recorded broadcasting.
The memorial ceremony for Confucius is an important ritual of the Chinese nation, which has continued for more than 2,000 years. Today, the activities of the memorial ceremony for Confucius in various places not only follow the ancient rites, but also incorporate different regional cultures. This event will run in the form of "livestreaming at the studio of the main venue Jinan, studios of Confucian temples in Qufu and Quzhou and Sacheon Country School, and local livestreaming sites" to show the audience different memorial ceremonies for Confucius around the world.
The 2023 Global Online Memorial Ceremony for Confucius livestreaming also features a theme event "Visit Confucius Temples along the Grand Canal". Through video call and video clips, the theme event will showcase the memorial ceremonies for Confucius of the cities along the Grand Canal, giving the audience a panoramic glimpse of historic sites of the Confucian temples, and feeling the integration of the Grand Canal culture and Confucian culture and the charm of Chinese culture.
Confucius' thoughts have been passed down from generation to generation for thousands of years and have had a great impact on Chinese civilization and even world culture. During the livestreaming, Chinese culture enthusiasts from home and abroad expressed their respect and remembrance for Confucius through activities such as "Confucius in My Heart" and "Chinese Classics Reading Program - Global Chanting of the Analects of Confucius".
In addition, the 2023 Global Online Memorial Ceremony for Confucius livestreaming also upgrades the "online memorial ceremony platform of Confucius", where the netizens can experience the solemn ceremony online through virtual reality, short video, H5 interaction and other cutting-edge technologies.
Since its launch in 2016, the Global Online Memorial Ceremony for Confucius has become an important cultural brand after being held for eight sessions. Through enriching live broadcast content, broadening communication channels, and innovating event forms, the ceremony strives to spread Confucius' thoughts and tell Chinese stories to the world, and deliver the voice of China, fully demonstrating the confident, open and inclusive Chinese culture. All of these has made the ceremony a window for the world to understand Chinese culture.