Wednesday marks the traditional Double Ninth Festival in China. The festival is celebrated on the ninth day of the ninth month of the Chinese lunar calendar every year, thus deriving its name "Double Ninth".
The ninth day of the ninth month in the Chinese lunar calendar is a traditional Chinese festival — the Double Ninth Festival, or Chongyang Festival.
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Shandong province, the home of Confucius (551-479 BC), is actively promoting the work of founding a university named after the Chinese sage, in a bid to develop the province into a research and study center of Confucianism with global appeal, the top provincial official said on Saturday in Jinan, the capital.
A ceremony to celebrate the 2,569th birthday of Confucius is held in Qufu city, East China's Shandong province on Sept 28.
As one of the most important traditional Chinese festivals, Mid-Autumn Festival, falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, Sept 24 this year.
East China's Shandong province is seeking to capitalize on its rich culture by stimulating innovation and development in related industries, in order to provide an economic boost more equal to that of its historical importance.