About the Confucius Institute

“The Confucius Institute at Alfred University (CIAU) was established in 2008 with the support of the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban). It is part of an international network of Confucius Institutes dedicated to promoting the study of Chinese language, culture, ethics, and philosophy, and furthers the understanding of China today.

CIAU is affiliated directly under the Provost’s Office at Alfred University. It is an educational resource for teachers, parents, and students throughout western New York. In addition to being a full professional development and workshop center, CIAU has a resource library with more than 3,000 print and media materials for educators and students.”

To get more information, check http://youtu.be/6y_A25q-Rjw or http://ciau.us.chinesecio.com/

Upcoming Events

Moon Festival PosterSeptember 26: 2015 Moon Festival - Traditional Chinese Music Concert

Confucius Institute at Alfred University (CIAU) will host the Traditional Chinese Music Concert to celebrate the Moon Festival.
Dinner: 5:30pm-7:00pm, Union University Church Center
Concert: 7:30pm, Miller Theater, Tianhan Traditional Chinese Orchestra and Alfred University Performing Arts Faculty

Please come join Traditional Chinese Moon Festival!

Free tickets available in Olin Building 211 Confucius Institute
Tel: 607-871-2762
Email: ciau@alfred.edu

TaichiOctober 2-3: Tai Chi and Health Conference

Confucius Institute at Alfred University (CIAU) will host the "Tai Chi and Health Conference" on October 2-3, 2015.
World-renowned Tai Chi Grandmaster Anren Yu, Master Guifang Liu, and Master George Samuels.
Tai Chi and health by Prof. Steve Crosby and Dr. Zhaojun Wang.
Acupuncture, Tui Na, and Acupressure by Kevin Ferst, Sarah Nelson and Chris Jordan.

View the Program Schedule

Join us for this great opportunity to learn Tai Chi and to get fit!

Please download the Registration Form For more information, please contact us:
Tel: 607-871-2762
Email: ciau@alfred.edu



April 18: The HSK Chinese Proficiency Test was administered in AU Perlman Hall

April 12 :  “Chinese Bridge” Speech Contest

March 5, 12, 19, 26 : A3 program in Canisteo and Campbell

March 11 : Chinese culture lecture in Chautauqua


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