Events

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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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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Cooking Around the World

Wednesday, November 8th, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.
UNL East Campus Recreation & Wellness Center 1717 N 35th St. (Presentation Kitchen)

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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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Class Cancellation

Class Cancellation

Due to inclement weather, there will be no Confucius Institute Chinese classes today, January 17, 2017. Chinese 101 and 102 will resume as normal next week and will be made up if necissary at the end of the semester.

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Register for Spring 2017 Chinese Language Classes

The Confucius Institute offers low-cost Chinese language classes to the community in Lincoln and Omaha for both adults and children with levels varying from beginer to advanced.

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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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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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REGISTER FOR CLASSES TODAY!

Confucius Classroom for the Fall 2017 semester are up and ready! Sign up today!

Classes begin September 5th

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