At both the open house, as well as during the Long Night of Science, visitors will be able to participate in various introductory courses, for example, separate Chinese classes for children and adults, or introductions to Chinese calligraphy and painting. As a souvenir to take home, visitors can have their names written in Chinese. Finally, there will also be bookstalls with new releases and used books as well as a Chinese bazaar selling souvenirs, useful items, and ornamental objects made in China.
The Confucius Institute at Freie Universität Berlin is a non-profit association for promoting knowledge about Chinese language and culture abroad. Founded in April 2006 in cooperation between Freie Universität Berlin and Peking University, it was the first Confucius Institute in Germany. Through its various activities, the Confucius Institute makes an important contribution to Sino-German cooperation. During the past years, it has established itself as an important cultural and language institution in the Berlin region.
Time and Location
- Open House Day: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Long Night of Science: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 5 p.m. to midnight
- Confucius Institute at Freie Universität Berlin, Goßlerstraße 2–4, 14195 Berlin; S-Bahnhof Lichterfelde-West (S1); bus lines M1, M48, 101 to Unter den Eichen / Drakestrasse
Getting an early start: interactive calligraphy demonstration
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The Confucius Institute at Freie Universität Berlin is a non-profit association for fostering knowledge about Chinese language and culture abroad.