March 22, 3014 - The Orchid Ensemble blends ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond and has embraced a variety of musical including traditional and contemporary Chinese music, World Music, New Music, Jazz, and Creative Improvisation.
CIUM Wins Award
December 7, 2013 - The Confucius Institute at the University of Michigan received the 2013 Confucius Institute of the Year award. Photo: Vice Premier Liu Yandong and Senior Vice Provost Lester Monts at the award ceremony in Beijing, China
Taiji (Tai Chi ) Workshop
The registration for the Taiji Workshop Winter 2014 has been closed, but if you are interested in taking part in a Taiji workshop in the future, please send us your contact information through "Contact Us" at the CIUM website.
"Chinese Now": Contemporary Portraits exhibition was held from November to December 2013. Photo from left: Vice Dean Wang Yingjian from Renmin University and Dean Guna Nadarajan from Stamps School of Art & Design, U-M at the grand opening reception on Friday, November 15, 2013.
Sound of China
Musicians from the China Conservatory of Music performed ten beautiful Chinese songs and instrumental music pieces on November 22, 3013 at the Rackham Auditorium.
Photo: Zhou Qiang and Li Ya singing 想亲亲 "Thinking of My Lover"
The Kunlun Wild Life photography exhibition traveled to the Detroit Center after it was held at the U-M central campus last October and November. The exhibition features the beautiful mountain life of the Kunlun National Park in the Qinghai Province of China.
The CIUM's popular cooking class series "Meishi (美食）" is now offered at two different locations in the central campus: Mosher-Jordan Hall and North Quad. If you are a U-M undergraduate student and interested in experiencing Chinese gourmet cooking, please contact the CIUM office.