Confucius Institute

Confucius Institute Grand Opening

The Auburn Montgomery Confucius Institute had a grand opening celebration on Nov. 2, 2012. Attending the grand opening were officials from the Montgomery municipal government and school district, representatives from the Chinese Consulate General in Houston, and a delegation from the Hubei University of Economics led by President Zhou Yuanwu. Over 200 guests gathered to witness the creation of the Confucius Institute.

Confucius Institute Grand Opening Photo Gallery


Women show off their Chinese dresses
Chinese dragon dance

Doris Willis with Chinese calligraphy

Chinese chef carves vegetable animal sculptures

Cherry and Coraline show off some Chinese dishes

people eating at grand opening  celebration

Moses and Cherry showing off the Confucius painting

People watching a Chinese chef cook

Chinese girls welcoming everyone to a dinner

Girls singing a Chinese song together

people learn about a Chinese tea set

Americans try to write Chinese calligraphy

Dr. Zhai speaks to audience about China

Kathy plays a Chinese recorder

Thai chi dance from Chinese performer

Chinese calligraphy painting

Chinese woman doing a traditional fan dance

Two girls play Chinese instruments

Students show a Chinese calligraphy picture   A student recites a Chinese poem

Dr. Zhai speaks to the crowd   Joyce Chen talks to the audience

3 Chinese men doing Chinese calligraphy

ruby plays a Chinese zither

Chinese class recites a Chinese poem

Mu Qin plays a chinese violin