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2016 Chinese Culture Trip to Chicago Chinatown

A Chinese culture trip to Chicago Chinatown was held by WMU Confucius Institute on June 11th, 2016. Students and families, 38 people in total, from the Chinese Immersion Program in Meadow Brook, Grand Rapids, and the Chinese Teaching School in Kalamazoo paid a visit to Chicago Chinatown. They were excited about having a deep and extensive contact with the Chinese culture.


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CI holds Chinese New Year Game Party at WMU

On Wednesday, February 3, The Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University held a Chinese New Year Game Party at Wesley Foundation. Over 150 people came and enjoyed the games and the food.

The Game Party is an annual celebration of the Chinese New Year by CI at WMU. In China, people go to fairs during the Chinese New Year. In a traditional Chinese fair, there are performances and booths demonstrating and selling traditional arts and crafts. You can also find a lot of games to play and taste numerous kinds of local snacks. CI at WMU brought the fair to Kalamazoo.