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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


Calligraphy Workshop

Last week calligraphy workshop, one activity of WMU International Education Week, signaled the end of 2014 fall Confucius Institute workshop series but the start of learning Chinese culture.


Confucius Institute Team Building

“The flames rise high when everybody adds fuel to it” is one famous Chinese proverb. In English it is similar to “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” by Helen Keller.

Confucius Institute team building was held in Adventure Center at Pretty Lake Nov. 21st. The aim of the activity is to motivate CI group to face challenges together and reach greater achievement. Through activities designed for building trust, improving communication and developing a sense of collaboration, each member is aware of the importance of teamwork.