For an ordinary person, the highest form of love is the love for others, while for a member of the Communist Party of China , it is the love for the Chinese people.

¡ªKong Fansen

Brief introduction of Memorial Hall of Comrade Kong Fansen

¡¡¡¡Memorial Hall of Comrade Kong Fansen, located in the national 4A level tourist attractions-- Liaocheng Dongchang Lake Scenic Area, is a special memorial hall for brilliant deeds of Comrade Kong Fansen, current exclusive and comprehensive leading publicity cadre model, national unity model, the party's mass line model practitioner and good cadre in following the three guidelines for ethical behavior and the three basic rules of conduct. In July 4th, 1995, the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee approved the construction of Museum and Comrade Jiang Zemin wrote the name of the museum. It was opened in September 10, 1995. It was reconstructed and expanded in March 2013, and put into use in February next year. The main hall is designed according to the hundred years of building standards and civil air defense demonstration project. It is the first 100 year old building in Liaocheng, which has reached the six level of earthquake resistance and eight level of antinuclear strike. It is the first low-carbon memorial building designed and constructed in accordance with 3-level green energy saving building standards.

¡¡¡¡The memorial covers an area of 19 thousand square meters with main building more than 8700 square meters and the square road 7000 square meters, and the greening rate is 43.3%. It includes the basic exhibition hall, the red education exhibition hall, the art exchange exhibition hall, the moral culture lecture room, sunshine hall, Memorial plaza and yingmo culture theme park. With pictures, objects, scenes, multimedia and other forms, the basic exhibition hall showcases the typical deeds of Kong Fansen as a pragmatic and honest people, celebrating his magnificent life as a moving Chinese character and typical life since the founding of new China. It provides a vivid teaching scene for the whole Party and the whole society to carry out extensive and lasting learning to Kong Fansen, strengthen the education of ideals and beliefs, and cultivate and practice the socialist core values. The red education exhibition hall, the art exchange exhibition hall and the moral culture lecture hall are advanced in design, elegant in style and full of functions, and are undertaken cultural theme exhibitions and public welfare activities all the year round. Memorial square is an ideal place for all kinds of collective commemorative activities. Liaocheng is a new cultural landmark and cultural theme park with pleasant flowers and good environment.

¡¡¡¡Memorial Hall is under the jurisdiction of Kong Fansen Memorial and Kong Fansen's former residence. Kong Fansen Memorial Park is located in the western suburbs of Tianfu garden, 7.5 kilometers away from the Memorial Hall, covering an area of 10 thousand and 600 square meters. It now has city of the dead, memorial square, garden and parking lot. It is the place where Kong Fansen's ashes were placed. Kong Fansen's former residence is located in the town of Dongchangfu District, a village in Liaocheng City, 20 kilometers away from the Memorial Hall.

¡¡¡¡Since its opening, the memorial has received about 15000000 visitors from all over the country, including compatriots in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and foreign countries. Hu Jintao, Wen Jiabao, Qiao Shi, Song Ping, Wei Jianhang, Wu Guanzheng, Zhang Gaoli and other party and state leaders visited here successively. In recent years, it has focused on party spirit education and brand building of red tourism, and has stepped up a new step in social education, publicity, research and reception services. Especially since the new library was put into use, the level of exhibition has been improved and the number of visitors has redoubled. It has played a good role in the scene teaching base during educational practice in the mass line of the party and thematic education under the three guidelines for ethical behavior and the three basic rules of conduct.

¡¡¡¡The memorial has become the first choice of promoting Senfan spirit and dissemination of cultural heroes. It is an important place for the party members to enhance their sense of purpose and their party spirit, the best platform for the masses to accept the influence of red culture and carry forward the healthy atmosphere and the second classroom for young students to set up ideal beliefs and cultivate moral sentiments. It has named as the national patriotic education demonstration base, national anti-corruption education base, the national party cadres education base, national youth education base, the national unity and progress of education base, national university students cultural quality education base and national red tourism classic scenic spots by the relevant departments. In February 2015, it was listed into the "top ten exhibition hall" in Shandong province.


¡¡¡¡Since the 1990s, Kong Fansen has become a resounding name throughout the land of China and taken root in the hearts of billions of Chinese people. His glorious deeds and noble spirit bring tears to the eyes of people and inspire them to press ahead. He was a model official who set a good example in strengthening unity among China¡¯s ethnic groups and in implementing the mass line of the Communist Party of China.

¡¡¡¡Kong Fansen was an outstanding official who was trained and educated by the Party, and nourished by the people. He worked for the people for more than 30 years, during which time he spent ten years working for Tibet in two intervals. He was highly aware of his responsibility as a Party member, paid attention to the interests of the whole and made a selfless contribution to the country. He was a public servant who loved the people dearly and put himself at their service. He possessed high moral standards, stayed honest and upright and devoted himself wholeheartedly to public duties. He struggled hard and indomitably, and pressed ahead in the face of difficulties. He had good conduct, broke new ground and stayed realistic and pragmatic. All these demonstrated the strength of character of a contemporary Chinese communist, created an honorable image of the Chinese officials of working for the people and staying pragmatic, clean and honest. Kong Fansen wrote with his blood and life a song of working hard, seeking development, and making a contribution to the country based on the principle of establishing the Party for the public and exercising governance for the people.

Civilized Management Regulations of Memorial Hall of Comrade Kong Fansen

According to the requirements for the establishment of national, provincial and municipal civilized cities, the civilized management regulations of scenic spots are specially formulated and please abide by them In order to create a good tour, study and leisure environment for the visitors and the public.

Smoking is strictly forbidden inside the scenic spot as Memorial Hall is a smoke-free demonstration unit in Liaocheng.

All vehicles (including non-motorized vehicles) are not allowed to enter the square. For office needs, the car shall be parked on the back or either sides of the exhibition hall. No parking in front of the Hall.

Take care of square facilities and nursery stock, do not spit everywhere, do not throw rubbish indiscriminately, do not splash water to the ground, do not destroy and stain sculpture, ground, other facilities and equipment.

Climbing sculptures and trees are prohibited. Scratching surfaces and graffiti on Square Copper Road, sculpture and Plaza are prohibited. Pets are not allowed to enter the square. No roller skating in the square.

Commercial activities and charging behaviors such as setting up a stall are prohibited on the square. Without permission, posting, hanging and laying publicity materials in the square are not required.

The deadline for morning exercises is eight o'clock a.m. Please stop exercising after opening time.

Regulations & Suggestions

Opening time: Winter: 8:00--11:30 a.m. 1:30--4:30 p.m.

Summer: 8:00--11:30 a.m. 2:00--5:00 p.m.

The Hall is closed on Mondays.

The Hall is open to the public free of charge (registered with valid certificates)

Alcoholics and anyone who is not properly dressed are declined to enter the hall. Visitors with no capacity or restriction are escorted to the museum with the help of the guardian.

Drinks, food, pets, flammable and explosive substances, control equipment and other dangerous goods are forbidden to enter the exhibition hall.

Smoking is forbidden in the exhibition hall. Please do not take photos in the exhibition hall without permission.

Take care of cultural relics and exhibits, do not paint in the exhibition hall, do not touch the showcase and power switch, do not cross the railing, do not pedal the showcase and landscape base.

Please don't make loud noise, pick up cell phones and chase; forbid fighting in the museum, stir up trouble. It is forbidden to fight and try to pick a quarrel in the Hall.

In case of emergency, please obey the direction of the staff.

Without permission, posters and banners cannot be placed and assembly, advertisement or propaganda are prohibited within the jurisdiction of the Hall.

The staff of the Hall has the right to dissuade and prevent those who violate the above provisions. Those who interfere with the order and work of the visit should be dealt with seriously according to the relevant laws and regulations of the country.

Text Content of Scenery Presentation Board

Turquoise Character

¡¡¡¡The red lying stone over Taishan symbolizes Kong Fansen's patriotic passion, faith and indomitable will. ¡°People-oriented, pragmatic and honest¡± are the general requirements of the party's mass line, which not only highly summarizes the rich connotation of Kong Fansen spirit, but also provides a code of conduct for the majority of Party members and cadres.

¡¡¡¡Three greeting pine trees in Taishan behind the red lie stone are arranged in the form of three kinds of assembly triangle, implying that three trees can be a forest. The landscape represents that Kong has a good character just like the pine and has a tone of will.

Life Scale

¡¡¡¡The Party Central Committee called for Kong Fansen's deeds and spirit as a mirror, a ruler, so that the cadres can progress. The copperplate road designed Kong Fansen's fifty years of experience (from his birth at Wulidun to his death in line of duty) as a ruler, as a contrast to everyone. The altitude of the mark remembers his life journey from the west plain to the roof of the world, from the ordinary to the great, and to the arduous journey of serving the people!

Clean Lotus in the City

¡¡¡¡Liaocheng has a nickname of ¡°the water city in the area north of the Yangtze River¡± while the lotus is praised by the world for its character of "emerge unstained from the filth ". ¡°Lotus¡± stands for ¡±he¡± (harmony), which not only has the meaning of harmony and unity, but also symbolize that the spirit of Kong Fansen blossoms in his hometown of Liaocheng.

Snow Lotus in Ali

¡¡¡¡Ali is the last place where Kong Fansen once worked. Saussurea medusa is the miracle above the snow line, bringing people hope and luck. ¡°Snow lotus¡± stands for ¡°lian¡± (honesty), which not only has the meaning of honesty, but also symbolize that the spirit of Kong Fansen blossoms in Ali Plateau.

The Road that Links Hearts

¡¡¡¡The two sculptures ¡°Clean Lotus in the City¡± and ¡°Snow lotus in Ali¡± on both sides of the square express Kong Fansen "honest" noble quality. ¡°The road that links hearts¡±, paved by white pebbles, between the two sculptures is just like a bond of love and friendship, closely connecting Liaocheng with Ali, Shandong and Tibet, the mainland and the border, plains and plateaus, the Han and Tibetan compatriots, the party and the people.

Herringbone Monument

¡¡¡¡This abstract sculpture means "red monument, great man". From the front, it is a monument standing tall and straight and a mountain touching the sky. The side is a herringbone shape. One stroke to the left and another to the right is designed as flying flags, symbolizing ¡°One man leads, three men form a group¡±. The base is slope shape design just like a boat that rides the wind and waves of the ship echoing with the Dongchang Lake or the zigzag life road. It symbolizes that, under the inspiration of Kong Fansen spirit, good party members and cadres, good citizens continue to emerge and hold up one's head high and advance by long strides in the great journey of realizing the Chinese dream.

Golden Footprint

¡¡¡¡Fifty copper shoe embedded in stone was made according to Kong Fansen's sneakers that were often worn in Ali when he went to the countryside, symbolizing Kong¡¯s pioneering spirit through trials and tribulations and his spirit of severing the people. These fifty pieces of dark red stone is a stone in front of the old hall, bearing witness to millions of visitors to learn the spirit of the heroic deeds of Kong Fansen since it has been opened in September 10, 1995.

Part One A Contemporary Role Model from Shandong

¡¡¡¡Kong Fansen was from an ordinary farmer¡¯s family in Wulidun Village (formerly under the jurisdiction of Wuxun County), Tangyi Town, Dongchangfu District, Liaocheng City, Shandong Province. Thanks to the training and education of the Party, he went to schools, joined the army, became a member of the Party, and joined the workforce. He kept improving himself and gradually developed his Marxist worldview, outlook on life and sense of values . He fortified his communist ideals and convictions, and retained the nature of working people. He maintained close ties with the people and did solid work to serve them wholeheartedly.

Part Two Working with Total Loyalty and Dedication in Tibet

¡¡¡¡During the new historic period of reform and opening , Kong Fansen spent ten years working for Tibet at two intervals. There he upheld the leadership of the Party, relied firmly on the people, and strengthened ethnic unity. Seizing opportunities, he was resolute in carrying out reform, stayed realistic and pragmatic and broke new ground. He defied dangers, overcame difficulties, and pursued selfless dedication. He made an outstanding contribution to the development, progress, and stability of Tibet and to the happy lives of the Tibetan people. He practiced the Party¡¯s mass line by taking exemplary action to serve the people.

Part Three Great Love for Tibetans

¡¡¡¡Kong Fansen always kept in close touch with the people and regarded Tibet as his hometown. He treated older Tibetans in the way as he did for his parents and treated Tibetan kids as he did for his own children. He stayed ready to help those in need, carefully maintained ethnic unity, and did everything in his power to benefit the people. He loved his motherland, hometown, colleagues and friends. He loved to work and enjoyed his life. He had high moral standards and excellent taste. He was both a hardworking official and a kind and affectionate person.

Part Four A Clean and Upright Public Servant

¡¡¡¡Kong Fansen had strict self-cultivation, was careful in the exercise of power, and observed strict self-discipline. He was long in a position of leadership, but he never misused power for his personal gain. He led a plain life and practiced thrift and frugality, thus always maintaining the distinctive character that a public servant should have. He exercised self-restraint, set a good example and played his part in leading the Party committee in executing the principal role in improving the Party¡¯s conduct and integrity.

Part Five Dying Heroic Death in Tibet

¡¡¡¡It happened while Kong Fansen was leading Ngari people in realizing their grand blueprint. He died on an official visit to Xinjiang on November 29, 1994, thus leaving the land and people he loved behind forever and leaving his plan for developing Ngari unfinished. His death overwhelmed his relatives and left to future generations endless memory. People in his hometown and in Tibet and Xinjiang all greatly regreted over the loss of him, an honorable official of the Party. The towering snow-capped mountains and the torrential Yellow River attest to his brilliant achievements that move everyone to tears.

Part Six An Ever-Lasting Spirit That Moves China

¡¡¡¡The honorable deeds of Kong Fansen have great repercussions throughout China. Under the call of the Party Central Committee, the entire Party, the whole army and all of society have sprung into in-depth and long-lasting action to learn from Kong Fansen. His great personality and noble spirit have exerted deep and far-reaching significance, are becoming an encouragement for more and more officials and ordinary people, and provide powerful positive energy for building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and realizing the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.

Part Seven New Progress in Kong Fansen¡¯s Hometown

¡¡¡¡Liaocheng is the hometown of Kong Fansen and the birthplace of the Kong Fansen¡¯s spirit. On this land of the role model, both officials and ordinary people are taking concrete action to learn from his spirit and making more achievements by following his example under the correct leadership of the Party Central Committee and the Party committees and governments at all levels. A large number of Kong Fansen-type advanced models are coming to the fore and writing a new chapter on working for the people in a pragmatic and honest manner. Earthshaking changes have occurred in the place where Kong Fansen worked hard and sweated, and more new progress is being made in Liaocheng.


¡¡¡¡To realize the cause of socialism with the Chinese characteristics, Kong Fansen¡¯s spirit is required to deepen the all-round reform at the new historic starting point, Kong Fansen-type officials are demanded, and to make China a harmonious society, the public servant and good person like Kong Fansen are needed. The Kong Fansen¡¯s spirit has become an integral part of the great spirit of the Communist Party of China and a collective asset of the People¡¯s Republic of China, always retains the shining character of putting the people first and serving them, transcends temporal boundaries and has lasting charm, and will always be a positive energy that spurs the Chinese people forward. It is the call of our times and the expectation of the people that everyone works to foster and implement core socialist values, and makes it possible for more Kong Fansen-type Party members, officials and citizens to emerge.

¡¡¡¡Let us rally closely around the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core. Let us follow the example of Kong Fansen in firmly establishing the values of working for the people in a pragmatic and honest manner, always put the people¡¯s interests above everything else and correctly answer the questions about ¡°whom we are working for, whom we must rely on, and who we are.¡± Let us be of one mind with the people, share the same destiny with them and make tireless efforts to build a moderately prosperous society in all respects, win new victories for socialism with Chinese characteristics, and realize the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.