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Chinese New Year Celebration

The Confucius Institute at WMU hosted the 2015 Chinese New Year Gala on Feb. 11 at Wesley Foundation. Provost Timothy Greene and Dr. Molly Lynde-Recchia, chair of World Languages and Literatures were some of the attendees. Dr. Wolfgang Schlöer, associate provost and director of Confucius Institute at WMU gave the opening remarks for the gala followed by the traditional Lion dance opening. Participants enjoyed 13 performances about China and participated in three rounds of Chinese games.


Chinese New Year is around the Corner

On January 23rd, teachers from Confucius Institute at Western Michigan University visited Northward Elementary School in Allegan and had three 50-min presentations about Chinese New Year for second, third and fourth graders.


Welcome to Our 2015 Chinese New Year Gala

The Confucius Institute and Chinese language program at Western Michigan University will hold a 2015 Chinese New Year Gala on Feb. 11 Wednesday at Wesley Foundation from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. You can experience Chinese cultural activities, enjoy traditional Chinese New Year dinner, see and hear performances of Chinese dance, music and arts here. Besides these, you may also win a prize there. Welcome to join us.   

Open to the public | Registration required | Free admission