The Committee for the Confucius Memorial Ceremony held the 38th General Convener Inaugural Ceremony at the Culture Center of T.E.C.O. in Milpitas on the evening of March 6. The Director General Ma of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco presents appreciation award to General Convener David Wang and congratulates the new Convener Eilesse Liu.
In 1982, the first Confucius Memorial Ceremony was held in Northern California. San Francisco bay area was the first place in the world for overseas Chinese to hold the ceremony. It not only became the most important cultural event in Northern California but also won global recognition.