2017 Tacoma Moon Festival

Please join us on Saturday, September 16, from 2 pm to 7 pm, to celebrate the 5th annual Tacoma Moon Festival, held at the Chinese Reconciliation Park on the Ruston waterfront. The event is free and open to all ages.

Presented by the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation, the theme of this year’s celebration is “Immigrant’s Stories.”​

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Celebration of Traditional Culture

Come to the Seattle Chinese Garden with family and friends for a fun afternoon of cultural entertainment in the Garden courtyard.

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 12:00 – 3:30 PM

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CLTA-WA 2017 Fall Workshop

CLTA-WA invites you to join us for our 2017 Fall Workshop:
Developing Effective Lesson Plans for Chinese Language Teaching

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
Time: 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

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Glamorous China: Sichuan University Ensemble

Come celebrate the long-time partnership between Sichuan University and University of Washignton, as well as Confucius Day and the CIWA’s 7th anniversary with us on this night of award-winning performances by Sichuan University Ensemble on October 4, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM.

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Third Chinese Innovation Forum

The University of Washington in Seattle and Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) are going to co-host the Third Chinese Innovation Forum at UW Seattle campus on October 7th, 2017. 2017 theme is Interaction & Engagement.

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Featured Confucius Institute Programs

Chinese Bridge Delegation

The Confucius Institute of the State of Washington helps coordinate the Chinese Bridge Delegation for Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters. This is an amazing opportunity for state and school district administrators and policy makers, especially school board members, to travel for about ten days to China to learn more about China’s education system and how to connect schools in China and the U.S.

Confucius Classrooms

Confucius Classrooms are local institutions, based in U.S. schools, which stimulate and support innovative teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture. Confucius Classrooms adopt flexible teaching patterns and adapt to suit local conditions when teaching Chinese language and promoting culture in foreign primary and secondary schools. The Confucius Institute of the State of Washington serves as a liaison for Confucius Classrooms established in Washington State.

Guest Teacher Program

The Confucius Institute of the State of Washington partners with the Chongqing Municipal Education Commission and Hanban to sponsor visiting teachers to teach in K-12 schools in Washington. Whenever possible, these teachers come from partner schools to CIWA-sponsored Confucius Classrooms in Washington.

About the Confucius Institute

Learn Chinese language any time, any place. We help students connect to opportunities to learn Chinese in China and throughout Washington State. We help teachers connect to outstanding professional development in China and throughout the U.S.

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