Events

World Taiji Day

Come join the worldwide celebration!

Saturday April 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Saint Paul United Methodist Church, gymnasium,

1144 M St.

Lincoln, NE 68508

Every year, on the last Saturday of April, millions of people around the world, in 100’s of cities, spanning 80 nations, come together to share and experience the energizing, healing benefits of Taijiquan (also known as “Tai Chi”).

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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 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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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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Admission is free
Chinese Movie Festival

A selection of Chinese films will be shown at The Ross during the 2015 Chinese Culture Festival. FREE ADMISSION. Complimentary popcorn will be provided for the October 2, 3, & 4 screenings. Sponsored by The Confucius Institute at The University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

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Kung Pao Pork
FREE Chinese Cooking Class

Chinese Cooking Class 2015 #6

*Free to UNL Faculty, Staff and Students

Chicken Chow Mein & Kung Pao Pork

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Dr. Yanjie Bian
Confucius Institute Lecture Series

Dr. Yanjie Bian, Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science at Xi'an Jiaton University and Professor of Sociology at University of Minnesota will present, "Social Functions of Drinking and Eating Networks: A Comparison of China, Japan, and Korea."

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Students at China summer camp
American High School Students Summer Bridge Camp in China

Confucius Institute will host up to 30 students from the Nebraska public schools on a Chinese Summer Bridge Camp to be held July 16-31, 2015.  The students will deepen their understanding of China and Chinese customs by participating in classes and other activities and visit many historical and cultural sites.  Up to 700 American students will travel to China to take part in this important summer camp.

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2015 Chinese Culture Festival


Confucius Institute is hosting the 2015 Chinese Culture Festival.  Most events are FREE!!  Come out and enjoy as many as you can!
September 14 10:30 - 12:00  Guest lecturer Dr. Yenbo Wu "Cross-Culture Understanding and Communication in the Chinese Context" Great Plains Room, East Campus Union, Reception to Follow
September 20  2:00 pm         OCCA Youth Chinese Talent Contest - Rules & details at www.omahachinese.net

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