Study Camp for Young Scholars of Sinology launched in Quzhou
The 2022 Study Camp for Young Scholars of Sinology kicked off simultaneously in Quzhou and Shaoxing in Zhejiang province via livestream on Oct 23.
The camp was jointly organized by the International Confucian Association, Shaoxing municipal people's government and Quzhou municipal people's government to cultivate outstanding sinology talent and expand channels for people-to-people exchanges.
The activity will last for eight days.
Participants include 15 outstanding young scholars of Sinology from 18 countries, including Japan, South Korea, India, Iran, Vietnam, Myanmar, Nepal, Armenia, France, Germany, Spain, Ukraine, Canada, Brazil, New Zealand, Tunisia, Cameroon, Botswana and Madagascar, and 15 foreign students studying Sinology-related majors at Chinese universities.
During their time in Quzhou, they will explore southern Confucianism at the Confucianism Museum of China and the Temple of Southern Confucianism, experience the city's intangible cultural heritage items, including technology for making white porcelain, the Jiuhua Ritual for Start of Spring and Quzhou Gaoqiang opera, visit the Quzhou International Weiqi Cultural Exchange Center and Lanke Mountain to learn about weiqi culture, and tour traditional ancient villages such as Dachen village and Nianbadu Ancient Town.
In addition, they will visit Qianjiangyuan National Park, Yudong future village and Fangcun future community to witness Quzhou's ecological protection and green development efforts.
International students take part in a Confucius memorial ceremony at the Temple of Southern Confucianism in Quzhou, Zhejiang province. [Photo/qz828.com]