UDCI Will Present Series of Events to Celebration the Lunar New Year

monkey2016logoChinese New Year, aka Spring Festival, is the most important holiday in Chinese culture. This year, the Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware will organize and co-organize several culture events on campus and in the community to present this traditional festival to Delawareans and celebrate the Year of the Monkey.

Please mark your calendar for the following events. More details will follow.

  1. Greater Dover Chinese Culture Festival
    Co-organized with Delaware State University
    Date: Sunday, January 31, 2016
    Time: 11:00am-2:50pm Culture Activities; 3:00-5:00pm Stage Performance
    Location: Education & Humanities Building Theater, Delaware State University, Dover
    Free Event.
  2. Delaware Chinese New Year Celebration
    Co-organized with Delaware Chinese American Association
    Date: Saturday February 13, 2016
    Time: 2:00-4:00pm
    Location: The Independence School Auditorium, 1300 Paper Mill Road, Newark, DE 19711
    Free Event.
  3. UD Chinese New Year Celebration Gala
    Co-organized with UD Chinese Students and Scholars Association
    Date: Saturday February 27, 2016
    Time: 7:00-9:00pm
    Location: UD Mitchell Hall
    Ticketing information coming soon.

Stay tuned for more information on the UD gala.

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: http://maps.rdms.udel.edu/map/index.php?id=NW94 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: http://udci5yroperaconcert.eventbrite.com
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: http://livestream.com/accounts/15425177/events/4391175

In addition to taking questions for the panelists during the live program,  you may also submit your questions between now and October 5 at http://goo.gl/forms/LhMKzkZc9D.

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: http://maps.rdms.udel.edu/map/index.php?id=NC36

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