Events

Confucius Institute Classes

Since the UNL Confucius Institute began offering classes in Chinese Language and Culture, many students have benefited, adults as well as children, with rich learning experiences.   The instructors, specially trained in teaching language learners, use powerpoint presentations, activities, listening and speaking practice, and various other methods to help students build their language skills. Students in our classes have learned to communicate in Chinese, even to the extent of participating in Chinese Speech Competitions.

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China Cuts

The Confucius Institute is proud to launch our new Youtube Channel China Cuts, where we talk about Chinese history, culture, society, and language.

Come watch us and give us a like!

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Fall Classes

Calligraphy lessons.  Dance classes.  Mid-autumn festival celebrations.  Lion dances.  New Year celebrations.  Language lessons.  Culture studies.  Ancient dynasties.  These are all things students who study at the Confucius Institute learn and experience at the weekly classes held on the campuses of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and Omaha.  Class flyers for Lincoln and

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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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April 2015 HSK Test Results

If you took the HSK in April 2015, please contact our office to make arrangements to obtain your test results.  Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8 am-12 pm and 1 pm-5 pm.  You can stop by to pick up your results or have Angela email the results to you.

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May 2015 Cooking Class

Hunan cuisine, originated from Hunan province in China, is quite popular in Chinese restaurants and well-known for its spicy flavor. Hunan beef is stir-fried beef strips with vegetables and chili pepper or chili sauce.

Wonton Soup is a Chinese appetizer loved by many restaurant-goers. Most restaurants serve pork wonton soup. In our class, we will make pork wonton and a home-style chicken wonton, which has a delicate flavor. Wonton can be a main course or a side dish if it is cooked differently. We will explore the different cooking methods with participants.

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Confucius Cooking Class

Monday, September 11th 6:00 - 7:30 pm 

206 Leverton Hall on UNL East Campus

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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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Confucius Workshop group
Chinese Culture Workshop for Nebraska Educators

In April, Confucius Institute instructors and staff will host a two-day workshop for high school administrators and social studies teachers to learn about Chinese history and culture.  Past years include lectures on Chinese history and culture and demonstrations on paper-cutting, Chinese calligraphy, and a tea ceremony.  Participants also have enjoyed the experience of sampling a wide variety of Chinese dishes.  Teachers also have the opportunity to ask questions of the instructors and staff about aspects of Chinese life.

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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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