Wed, September 28, 2011
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Confucius' birthday celebrated in Taiwan

2011-09-28 04:03:14 GMT2011-09-28 12:03:14(Beijing Time)  China Daily

A man dressed as an ancient Chinese scholar adjusts his counterpart's headgear before a traditional ritual to celebrate Confucius' birthday at Taipei's Confucius Temple Sept 28, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

School children dressed as ancient Chinese scholars perform during a traditional ritual to celebrate Confucius' birthday at Taipei's Confucius Temple Sept 28, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

People dressed as ancient Chinese scholars stand beside a door during a traditional ritual to celebrate Confucius's birthday at Taipei's Confucius Temple Sept 28, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

School children dressed as ancient Chinese scholars perform during a traditional ritual to celebrate Confucius' birthday at Taipei's Confucius Temple Sept 28, 2011. [Photo/Agencies]

The sage, who lived from 551-479 BC, is revered among the Chinese as the teacher of teachers.

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