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CHANGCHUN, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 25: (CHINA OUT) Students dressed in ancient clothes stand in front of the statue of Confucius (551-479 BC), during a ceremony to worship the Chinese philosopher and educator at the Changchun Confucian Temple on September 25, 2005 in Changchun of Jilin Province, China. Various of ceremonies and celebrations are being held in China to mark the upcoming 2,556th anniversary of Confucius's birthday on September 28. During the day, the "2005 Global Joint Confucius Memorial Ceremony" will be held in different Confucian Temples around China and the world. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

CHANGCHUN, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 25: (CHINA OUT) Students dressed in ancient clothes stand in front of the statue of Confucius (551-479 BC), during a ceremony to worship the Chinese philosopher and educator at the Changchun Confucian Temple on September 25, 2005 in Changchun of Jilin Province, China. Various of ceremonies and celebrations are being held in China to mark the upcoming 2,556th anniversary of Confucius's birthday on September 28. During the day, the "2005 Global Joint Confucius Memorial Ceremony" will be held in different Confucian Temples around China and the world. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)