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2013 Dragon Festival Confucius InstituteConfucius Institute engages with visitors to Dragon Festival

The Confucius Institute at the University of Minnesota hosted a table with the China Center at the Dragon Festival on July 13 and July 14, 2013. The annual event, held at St. Paul’s Lake Phalen Park, celebrated its 10 anniversary with more than two-dozen teams participating in the dragon boat race. The festival draws about 20,000 people over two-days. The Confucius Institute engaged with visitors, handed out information about upcoming classes and programs,. Young visitors were able to color a dragon mask and take home a temporary tattoo with Chinese characters.