华州孔子学院太极第一课 Tai Chi Classes Pilot by CIWA

2015年4月23日,由华盛顿州孔子学院和华盛顿大学图书馆健康委员会联合开办的太极拳课迎来了春季学期的第一课。共有20多名华盛顿大学的教职工成为该太极拳课的首批学员。 太极拳课由西雅图地区著名的洪一娇老师授课。洪一娇老师是陈氏太极拳第12代传人、具备国际级武术A级裁判资格。她经验丰富、耐心讲解、手把手纠正每位学员的动作。在洪老师的耐心教导下,学员们认真学习动作要领,在短短几十分钟内就取得了巨大进步。学员们课后都纷纷表示非常期待继续学习太极拳。 太极拳,是中国国家级非物质文化遗产,它以中国传统儒、道哲学中的太极、阴阳辩证理念为核心思想,集颐养性情、强身健体、技击对抗等多种功能为一体的一种内外兼修、柔和、缓慢、轻灵、刚柔相济的汉族传统拳术。 CIWA太极拳班的开设,旨在给华盛顿大学的教职员工提供一个了解传统中国文化及强身健体的平台,与华盛顿大学提倡促进教职员工的全方面身心健康的 “The Whole U” 项目的理念完合契合。   Tai Chi Classes Pilot by CIWA On April, 23rd 2015, the first class of the eight-week pilot Tai Chi program offered by the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington was carried out. The program is brought into being through co-efforts of the Confucius Institute of […]

“Why Learn Chinese?” Award Ceremony

  On March 28, 2015 The Washington Association for Chinese Education (WACE) and Confucius Institute of the State of Washington (CIWA) held their third annual “Why Learn Chinese” (WLC) awards ceremony at the Seattle Chinese Garden. WACE is a student-run nonprofit organization dedicated to generating interest in learning Chinese, and spreading Chinese language and culture […]

华盛顿大学羊年春节晚会 Seattle Rings in the Year of the Ram on the UW Campus

由华盛顿州孔子学院赞助、华盛顿大学中国学生学者联谊会(UWCSSA)主办的2015羊年春节晚会2月8日晚在华大Kane Hall 如期举行,整个场馆座无虚席,来自两岸三地的华大师生,在西雅图地区工作生活的华人华侨,以及热爱中国文化的外国友人齐聚一堂,共度新春佳节。                                       作为此次春节联欢晚会的主要赞助人,孔子学院多年来一直与UWCSSA合作,在华盛顿大学共同举办春节联欢晚会,传播中华民族传统文化。本次晚会中,不乏众多具有民族特色的节目。华音艺术团带来的歌舞表演盛世鸿姿场景恢弘、舞姿曼妙;华大学生孙楚翘的独舞《蒙古人》活泼明快、民族风情浓郁;国家一级演员曹晨老师携曹家班带来的京剧演出唱段悠扬、曲艺精湛,让大家充分感受到了中国年的味道和中国文化的魅力。                                       Seattle Rings in the Year of the Ram on the UW Campus Sponsored […]

Chinese New Year Concert by Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra Co-sponsored by CIWA

Time: 7:30 pm, Feb. 25, 2015  Wednesday Venue: Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street, Seattle WA 98101 Tickets: $40/30/20 Website: ChineseCultureFestival.org Contact: (206) 215-4747 or (1) 866-833-4747 If you are a Chinese music lover and want to celebrate the Chinese New year, do not miss the chance to attend one of the most popular concerts ever: […]

Celebrating the New Year with Poetry

Offered by East Asia Library Cosponsored by Confucius Institute of the State of Washington   Time: 2:00 pm Feb. 19, 2015, Thursday. Venue: 2M Room, East Asia Library (Gowen Hall), University of Washington   East Asia Library invites you to learn Chinese poems, Japanese Haiku and Korean Sijo. Start 2015 with your own poem of […]