Cultural Events

Talks and Conferences: The ASU Confucius Institute invites distinguished scholars and professionals to offer lectures and presentations on topics such as Chinese history, literature, and culture. 

Chinese Cultural Activities: As part of our cultural mission, the ASU Confucius Institute regularly presents artistic musical performances and other significant cultural events that showcase the visual and performing arts of China.  

Chinese Culture Contest and Classes: As part of the goal to encourage and to develop young Chinese language learners’ knowledge of China’s rich culture and history, the Institute hosts Chinese speech and writing competitions, photo and drawing contests and classes in calligraphy, Chinese knotting, traditional Chinese painting and crafts. 

School Presentations: The ASU Confucius Institute sends ASU students to K-12 schools as China Ambassadors to present information related to Chinese culture, geography and history.  Students also proffer presentations related to major Chinese holidays such as the ritual and traditions of the Chinese New Year and Moon Festival.  

Past Events

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Come celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival. Join us for mooncakes, games, and Chinese music. 

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 (All day)

Thank you for RSVP to attend the ASU Confucius Institute 10th Anniversary Celebration. 

September 27, 2017 @ 11:30 pm

Carson Ballroom in Old Main, ASU Tempe Campus

Lunch will be provided at this special event.

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 6:30pm

The Chinese culture performance at the Chandler Center for the Arts on Tuesday, September 26 integrated an array of colorful Chinese art forms including artistic Chinese dances, traditional folk songs, soulful vocal and choirs - a spectacular show that the entire family will enjoy! The show was FREE and open to the public.

Event Schedule:

5:30 pm - Chinese Cultural Booths and China Photo Story Exhibit

6:30 pm - “A Glimpse of China Performance”

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