Confucius Day Commemoration Ceremony

09-28-18 06:00 - 23:59

Confucius Day Commemoration Ceremony in Taipei – September 28

Taiwan annually celebrates Confucius Day, also known as Teachers’ Day on September 28. This commemoration is the birthday of Confucius, whom is believed to be the model master educator in ancient China.

The Taipei City Government annually holds the Confucius Day Commemoration Ceremony at the Taipei Confucius Temple to celebrate the birthday of the great teacher, Confucius. The temple has followed this ancient ritual for the past eight decades since the Ming Dynasty.

The Confucius Temple is the symbol of Chinese Confucian culture, and the Grand Master’s influence on education is an important part of Chinese culture.

The Confucius Temple in TaipeiConfucius Day Commemoration Ceremony

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This celebration includes the most well preserved Confucian ceremony, with a national level “Three Consecrations” ritual and the display of music and dance giving a total of 37 elaborate steps, which help showcase the essence of the Confucian spirit. Each year, the ceremony at Taipei Confucius Temple attracts thousands of visitors from both Taiwan and abroad. These visitors come to pay their respects to the greatest educator in ancient Chinese history.

Confucius Day Commemoration Ceremony

Source: Travel Taipei

Date, Time & Duration

The Confucius Day Commemoration Ceremony begins at 6:00am on September 28, and lasts all throughout the day. This is an annual ceremony at the temple.

Admission fee

The admission is free to celebrate this event.

Location

English address: The Confucius Temple in Taipei – No. 275, Dalong Street, Datong District, Taipei City, 103, Taiwan.

Directions

Take the red line to the Yuanshan MRT Station. Leave via Exit 2 and proceed north in the direction of Kulun Street, then take a right down Dalong Street until you meet the Confucius Temple entrance. The 500 meter walk should take about 7 minutes.

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