Events

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from the Confucius Institute.

孔子学院祝大家节日快乐万事如意。

The Confucius Institute will be closed from December 24 to January 3.

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Fall 2016 HSK Exam

Register by October 13th!

HSK is the official test administered by the Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters to assess learners’ proficiency in Chinese language and to select participants for Conficius Institute Scholarships. The Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a test center for HSK and will hold the test twice every year. Anyone in Nebraska is welcome to register and participate in the test. Click here for more information.

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2016 Chinese Speech Competition

In order to stimulate enthusiasm and interest for learning Chinese and to provide learners of Chinese in the state of Nebraska an opportunity to use the language,  the Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will hold a Chinese Speech Competition open to all non-native learners of Chinese of all ages. This year there will be two competitions. In addition to the regular competition, we will also allow video submissions in a virtual competition. Video submissions will be judged separately from the regular competition held on November 5 at UNL.

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Documentary: My Life in China

Documentary on the American dream and identity for Chinese immigrants to the United States showing at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center at 7 PM. Admission: $9.50

*Note: This event is not sponored by the Confucius Institute

MY LIFE IN CHINA
My father fled the Cultural Revolution in 1966.  After risking his life to get to America, he started our family in Boston.  But when his restaurant went bankrupt and my mom got sick, he began to feel like he’d failed at the American Dream.  

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Chinese Film Festival

Join us for the 2016 Chinese Film Festival. Free and open to the public!  Between September 30 and October 5, we will be showing three Chinese films at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center (313 N. 13th St. Lincoln, NE). The three films are Cold WarThe Great Magician, and Beijing, New York.

Friday, September 30: BEIJING, NEW YORK @ 8 p.m.

Saturday, October 1: COLD WAR @ 7 p.m.

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Sounds of China

Featuring an eight-member group of outstanding Chinese contemporary folk musicians, this performance melds traditional Chinese music with western compositions. Led by Composer/Artistic Director Jiuyue Ma (Beijing Olympics Gala, Xinjiang International Dance Festival), Sounds of China comes to Lincoln fresh off engagements in Vancouver, Denver and with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

September 28, 2016 7:30 PM at the Lied Center for Performing Arts

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Fall Cooking Classes

2016 Fall Cooking Class

Monday, September 26th 6:00 - 7:30 pm  206 Leverton Hall on UNL East Campus

The September Chinese cooking class will feature Salty Crispy Chicken and Sweet and Sour Shrimp.  In class, we will give instruction and demonstrations following step-by-step recipes.  You are welcome to participate and get hands-on experience cooking authentic Chinese food and trying the new taste cooked in class.  Registration will start two weeks before the class. 

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2016 Confucius Institute Scholarship

2016 Confucius Institute Scholarships
Six Categories of Eligibility Available!

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Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Academy

Chinese Academy:

The College of Education and Human Sciences at UNL is sponsoring a summer Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Academy from July 10-24, 2016. 

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April HSK Test

Register by March 20th!

HSK is the official test administered by the Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters to assess learners’ proficiency in Chinese language and to select participants for Conficius Institute Scholarships. The Confucius Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a test center for HSK and will hold the test twice every year. Anyone in Nebraska is welcome to register and participate in the test.  Click here for more information.

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