We invite you to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Confucius Institutes worldwide at these exciting cultural events in Seattle and around the state of Washington.

Friday, September 26, 2014 | University of Washington

Nanjing University Traditional Instrument Orchestra

3 photos of the Nanjing University Traditional Chinese Instrument Orchestra performing

The Nanjing University Traditional Instrument Orchestra will delight the senses with this special performance. The Orchestra focuses on traditional Chinese instruments in ensemble, unison, small ensemble and solo performances, using bowed and plucked strings, wind and percussion instruments. Since its foundation in 1996, the orchestra has given hundreds of performances at universities around the world.

UW Ethnic Cultural Theatre,
3940 Brooklyn Ave. NE,
Seattle, WA 98105

Show Time:  7:00 – 8:30 pm.

Registration is not required to attend; however, we would like to have an estimate of how many guests to expect. If you will attend, please complete the Confucius Institute Day Celebration Concert registration.


Saturday, September 27, 2014 | Chief Sealth International High School

Confucius Institute Day

Flyer: Experience China without leaving Seattle! We will participate in a global celebration of Chinese language and culture with games, performances, and fun.

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Join us for a variety of Chinese cultural experiences.

  • Watch Lion Dancers and Kung Fu Performance
  • Make Traditional Chinese dumplings
  • Take photos with a Terracotta Warrior
  • Learn beautiful Chinese calligraphy

2600 SW Thistle Street
Seattle, WA, 98126

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm

For more information and to register:



More Events Around Washington

Friday, September 26 | Seattle University
Chinese Cultural Experiences

Traditional Chinese food, paper cutting, and calligraphy.

Friday, September 26 | University of Puget Sound
Chinese Cultural Experiences

Calligraphy, mask painting, and Chinese food.

Friday, September 26 | Pullman, WA
Nanjing University Traditional Orchestra


Sunday, October 5 | Shoreline, WA
Nanjing University Traditional Orchestra