The Southern Confucianism International Exchange Week, a cultural event that aims to promote excellent traditional Chinese culture represented by Confucianism around the world, was inaugurated at the China Confucian Academy in Quzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, on Nov 18.
On Sept 13, a foreign student from Sri Lanka named An Xile expressed his admiration for the musical Nan Kong after watching it at the China National Opera House in Beijing.
More than 40 young scholars from 22 countries and regions around the world, including Singapore, Pakistan, Italy, Canada, and Brazil, visited Quzhou on July 16 to explore the culture featuring Southern Confucianism.
More than 50 international students from Morocco, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Congo (Brazzaville), Tanzania, Chad, Haiti and other countries visited Quzhou in East China's Zhejiang province.
Nuria Pitarque, a Spanish expat, has lived in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, for almost nine years, and has a strong interest in Confucianism.
Two industrial parks in Zhejiang province, Quzhou Confucianism Culture Industry Park and Hengdian Film and Television Industrial Park, were recently recognized as national-level cultural industry demonstration parks.
The Southern Confucianism international exchange activity was held on Feb 24 at the Jintai Art Museum in Beijing.
An advertisement for "Great Sage – Online Exhibition of Portraits of Confucius" was recently displayed on the big Nasdaq screen in Times Square, New York, USA.