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American Confucius Classroom Students Receive Encouragement from President Xi

Skyline Confucius Classroom students just received a truly memorable letter from the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China. In the letter, In the letter, Consul General Luo Linquan expressed appreciation and encouragement from Chinese President Xi Jinping and the first lady, Professor Peng Liyuan.

November 14th, 2015 CLTA-WA Fall Workshop

We are pleased to announce the success of a day of instruction and collaboration with Dr. Cynthia Ning, Professor of University of Hawaii, author of Encounters and Communicating in Chinese, and Director of the UH Confucius Institute and Stratal Summer Programs. This event took place at the University of Puget Sound on Saturday November 14th, 2015, and was well attended by CLTA-WA members.

华盛顿州孔子学院参加西雅图2014年中国城海洋节巡游(Confucius Institute in 2014 Seattle Chinatown Seafair Parade)

华盛顿州孔子学院参加西雅图2014年中国城海洋节巡游 2014年7月20日傍晚7:00,西雅图2014中国城海洋节巡游活动正式开始。西雅图中国城海洋节巡游是西雅图华人社区每年夏季的一次盛大集会,至今已举办了50多年。参加者除了华人,也有其他各个族裔,参加这样的盛会不仅是与西雅图地区的华人进行交流,更是在向其他族裔展示中华民族文化,推动中华文化传播。 西雅图海洋节-华盛顿州孔子学院方队 (Seattle Seafair Parade-CIWA Group)             为了在这个夏日盛会上展示孔子学院的形象,扩大中国文化的影响力,华盛顿州孔子学院也组织了一支近60人的方队参与巡游。 方队中不但有正在学习中文、热爱中国文化的美国学生,还有一批热心推广中国文化的留学生和国家公派访问学者也大力支持,有的访问学者甚至还动员配偶和孩子一起参加。 在“华盛顿州孔子学院”横幅的引导下,身穿印有孔子学院logo体恤衫的孔子学院方队整齐划一,吸引了许多中外朋友的目光,还有不少观众来到队伍前合照留念。 巡游中,孔子学院方队不停向沿途众多热情观众招手致意, 向人群中的小朋友们发送糖果,当方队用整齐有力的节奏喊出“学好普通话,朋友遍天下”的口号时,沿途观众更是报以热烈的掌声和欢呼声。 向观众发放糖果(Distributing candies to the audience)             巡游结束后,西雅图市长Ed Murray先生与华盛顿州孔子学院的邓波院长和王雯秋院长合照留念,对孔子学院成功参加此次活动表示祝贺和感谢。社会各界对孔子学院的精彩亮相也留下了深刻印象,纷纷表示今后要加强跟孔子学院的交流和合作。通过参加本次海洋节大巡游活动,华盛顿州孔子学院为今后进一步开展汉语推广和中国文化宣传工作打下了良好的基础。 与西雅图市长合影(Photo with MayorED Murray)               Confucius Institute in 2014 Seattle Chinatown Seafair Parade On July 20th, 2014, the […]

Chinese Culture Lecture Series–China’s First University Museum: An Archival Look at the West China Union University Museum, 1914-1952

China’s First University Museum: An Archival Look at the West China Union University Museum, 1914-1952 Speaker: Dr. Zhou Jing Location: Thomson Hall 317 Time: 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 23, 2014. Lecture co-sponsored by the China Studies Program and Confucius Institute of the State of Washington —————————————— In 1914, American Missionary Daniel Sheets Dye began preparations […]