On 29 September 1990, the China Qufu Yanzi Research Institute was launched at the Temple of Yan, coinciding with the second Confucius Culture Festival in Shandong. The opening of the Research Institute was the initiative of 25 members of the public, who were dedicated to the pursuit of Yanzi's works and philosophy.
Yanzi Research Institute, Singapore In 1996, a local version of the Yanzi Research Institute was set up in The Gan Clan Association. The Centre is chaired by Gan Cheong Or, with Gan Eng Guan assisting in secretarial duties. The Centre generates great awareness of the Chinese culture through forums and seminars that revolve round Yanzi. The events are helmed by top representatives of The Gan Clan Association.
World Gan Clan Conference
For the past 20 years, the World Gan Clan Conference has been held in various countries and plays an important role in strengthening the ties amongst various Gan Clans.