2015 Mid-Autumn Festival Recap
Colorado State University hosted the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival last Saturday to celebrate Confucius Institute Day. Attendees of the festival watched traditional Chinese performances and ate traditional meals associated with China and Confucius Institute Day. Different activities were available all around, including face painting, Chinese poker, practicing Chinese calligraphy, tattoos, and a spot where people could try on traditional Chinese clothes.
The Confucius Institute
Since 2004, Confucius Institutes have been teaching Chinese language and culture around the world. The Confucius Institute at Colorado State University (CICSU) opened in 2013. CICSU has a mission to promote Chinese language and culture teaching and learning, promote scientific research on water and environmental sustainability, and develop educational exchanges between China and Colorado.