CI Will Celebrate Its 5th Anniversary with a Chinese Operas Concert on Oct. 24

pekingoperaThe Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware will celebrate its 5th anniversary with a Chinese Opera Concert at Gore Recital Hall in the Roselle Center for the Fine Arts on UD campus on Saturday October 24, 2015. The celebration will start at 7:30pm with an exhibition highlighting the Institute’s programs and events in the past five years and an hors d’oeuvres reception, followed by a one-hour performance at 8:00pm. The concert features world class professional Chinese opera artists bringing performances of classic excerpts from Peking Opera, Kunqu Opera, Sichuan Opera and other art forms.

Direction and parking instruction for Gore Recital Hall in the Roselle Center for the Arts are here: Parking is available at the Center for the Arts Garage for a fee.

We remind all the audience that Gore Recital Hall sits only 200 people.  For best selection of seats, PLEASE RESERVE YOUR TICKETS NOW

You may reserve your tickets below or on this website:
Thank you for your support to the UDCI. We look forward to seeing you at the concert. Stay tuned for more information.

China Town Hall will Discuss Chinese Investment in the US at UD on Monday Oct. 5, 2015

The Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware is in partnership with the National Committee on United-States-China Relations to present the 2015 China Town Hall program.

The program will feature a live webcast panel discussion with Robert Rubin, Secretary of the Treasury under President Bill Clinton; Sheldon Day, Mayor, Thomasville, Alabama; Daniel Rosen, Founding Partner, Rhodium Group; and Stephen Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

The panel will discuss Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. The webcast will be followed by local presentations at venues across the country by on-site China specialists addressing topics of interest to the local community.  Each program will be co-sponsored by the National Committee and a local host.  CHINA Town Hall is generously underwritten by the Starr Foundation.

Local keynote features Dr. Dennis O’Brien, President & CEO of InfoVest, Inc., former President & CEO of China Monitor, Inc., and Chief Advisor to PRC Macro, Inc. (headquartered in Beijing), a leading economist on China’s economy, Chief Advisor to China’s State Information Center (SIC), the most prestigious economic “think tank” in China.

The program will start at 6:00 pm with local keynote speaker Dr. Dennis O’Brien. National webcast will start at 7:00pm. On the day of the webcast, questions for the webcast panelists will be taken via Twitter by using the hashtag #CTH15. Watch the China Town Hall live webcast on:

In addition to taking questions for the panelists during the live program,  you may also submit your questions between now and October 5 at

Please mark your calendar:

Date: Monday, October 5, 2015
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Location: Gore Hall 205 on the University of Delaware campus.
Subject: Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States

Direction and parking instruction see here:

Light refreshments will be served. The event is FREE to the public.

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration on Sept. 25 at Gore Hall

mid-autumn-2015The Mid-Autumn Festival (a.k.a the Moon Festival) has been celebrated on the 15th day of the lunar August every year by Chinese people since 3,000 years ago.  This year the date is on Sunday September 27th.  The UDCI is bringing a classic celebration of this traditional holiday to the UD campus on next Friday September 25 at Gore Hall 303.

Celebration starts at 5:00PM on Friday September 25, 2015. Come and enjoy a story about the Festival, some art performances, the classic lantern riddles and the moon cakes. Light refreshments and beverages will be served.

Direction and parking instruction see here:

The event is FREE to the public.