As promised, here they are: a few shots of the grand-grand-grand-grand … son (75th generation) of Confucius (Kong Zi). Kong Xianglin is his name, speaking at the World Confucius Forum:


Since he spoke in Chinese (of which I actually understood a little), a translator was at work as well (in the background):

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And then the two of us:

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Thanks especially to Flavia Watkins, who did a briiliant job organising the event.