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October 3, 2016

Confucius Institute offers a series of Chinese culture classes for K-Staters, Manhattan community

Submitted by Max Lu

The Confucius Institute is offering a series of Chinese culture classes this semester. These hands-on lessons will give participants a chance to explore Chinese writing, calligraphy, paper-cutting, tai chi, opera mask painting, and Chinese knot-making.

Classes are open to anyone at K-State and the greater Manhattan community. Those interested may sign up for any number of classes. To help cover the cost of supplies, a $3 fee per class for K-State students and $5 for nonstudents will apply. Seats for each class are limited, so please RSVP to Confucius@k-state.edu

All classes will be in 127 Seaton Hall, except the tai chi class which will be at the Quad near Waters Hall.

2016 classes include: 

  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 6: Calligraphy I
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 13: Paper-cutting 
  • 4:30–5:30 p.m. Oct. 20: Calligraphy II
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 27: Tai chi in the Quad
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 3: Calligraphy III
  • 4:30–5:30 p.m. Nov. 10: Opera mask painting
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 1: Chinese knot-making

For more information, contact the Confucius Institute at 785-532-3680 or Confucius@k-state.edu

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