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The Confucius Institute welcomed 53 people on October 17, 2013 for the 6th annual Minnesota Chinese Language Teachers Meeting held at the Earle Brown Heritage Center. Download the keynote presentation slides and see photos from the event.
The Confucius Institute hosted a group of 12 musicians and performers from Inner Mongolia University on October 1-4, 2013. The artists performed spectacular Mongolian instrument ensembles, dances, and the unique Khoomei (throat singing) to nearly 500 spectators in their cross-state tour to University of Minnesota – Crookston campus, Battle Lake School District and Woodbury School District. View photos from the beautiful performances.
The Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Education collaborated to honor more than 150 Chinese language learners at the first annual Minnesota World Language Proficiency Award ceremony on October 3, 2013. Assistant Commissioner of Education Mr. Steve Dibb and Confucius Institute Executive Director Ms. Joan Brzezinski greeted the more than 600 family and friends of award recipients at the Ted Mann Concert Hall on the University of Minnesota campus. (More.)
China 100 is a yearlong celebration honoring the first students from China and the wealth of connections that have come since. More at china100.umn.edu.
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