Want China Times
A traditional ceremony featuring ancient ritual music and court dance was
held Friday at the Taipei Confucius Temple in memory of the sage, born 2,565 years ago, who is honored in Chinese society as the model teacher of all generations.
President Ma Ying-jeou and ministers of the interior, education, examination, and culture attended the annual ceremony, in which Taipei deputy mayor Teng Chia-chi served as chief consecration officer and Kung Tsui-chang, a 79th-generation descendant of Confucius in the main line of descent, was the sacrificial official.
The courtyard of the Taipei Confucius Temple was crowded with around 100 visitors, including international tourists. [FULL STORY]