William & Mary

Chinese Cultural Demonstrations

  • September 12th, 2017
    September 12th, 2017  Members of the William and Mary Confucius Institute performed at the Williamsburg United Methodist Church's Respite program, where they played traditional Chinese instruments. More information about the performance can be found in this {{http://www.vagazette.com/news/community/vg-ugc-article-confucious-institute-enriches-respite-members-2017-09-22-story.html,article}}.  
  • June 13th, 2017
    June 13th, 2017  Volunteer Teacher Lu Yang introduces and plays the hulusi for the audience  
  • June 13th, 2017
    June 13th, 2017  Volunteer Teacher Xiaolu Ma teaches an audience member to play the Erhu.  
  • June 13th, 2017
    June 13th, 2017  William & Mary Student Rui Ying Introduces the guzheng to the audience.  
  • February 1st, 2017
    February 1st, 2017  Chinese House tutor Xu Han demonstrates a traditional Chinese tea ceremony for Historic Triangle Classical Conversations school children.  
  • January 12th, 2017
    January 12th, 2017  Volunteer Teacher Xu Han demonstrates a traditional Chinese tea ceremony at the Williamsburg Public Library.  
  • November 4th, 2016
    November 4th, 2016  Volunteer Teacher Mengxia Zhang and WM student Lin Zhengyuan perform traditional Chinese pieces on the Erhu and Pipa.  
  • October 15th, 2016
    October 15th, 2016  The WMCI Ensemble playing at the International Showcase during homecoming.  
  • October 15th, 2016
    October 15th, 2016  The WMCI Ensemble delighted a crowd at the farmers' market in Colonial Williamsburg.  
  • May 12th, 2016
    May 12th, 2016  Xu Han, a WMCI teacher, helps senior citizens imitate blue and white porcelain designs on paper plates.  
  • May 4th, 2016
    May 4th, 2016  Children sing songs with Xiaomei Bu and Mengxia Zhang at the York River Baptist Church.  
  • April 27th, 2016
    April 27th, 2016  Volunteer teachers play a joyful tune for the members of New Zion Baptist Church.  
  • February 12th, 2016
    February 12th, 2016  Xu Han performs a tea ceremony for new attendees at the Marriott Vacation Club.  
  • Feb.12th, 2016
    Feb.12th, 2016  Volunteer Teacher Mengxia Zhang and Professor Bu instruct guests on how to play the Pipa and Erhu.  
  • February 5th, 2016
    February 5th, 2016  Cultural Demonstration at the Marriott Vacation Club. WMCI Professor Qiong Yang shows ladies how to make dumplings.  
  • February 5th, 2016
    February 5th, 2016  Calligraphy Demonstration at the Marriott Vacation Club. WMCI Volunteer Gang Zhang writes Chinese calligraphy for visitors.  
  • September 8th, 2015
    September 8th, 2015  Volunteer Teacher Junshu Fang demonstrates various patterns of paper cutting to the Senior Champions Program audience.  
  • May 12th, 2015
    May 12th, 2015  WMCI volunteer teacher Feng Wang plays the erhu for seniors in the Adult Day Program at the New Zion Baptist Church.  
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In the past, the WMCI has collaborated with organizations such as Williamsburg Pottery, the Williamsburg United Methodist Church's Respite program, and the Colonial Heritage Community Foundation. The various demonstrations of Chinese culture, presented by the WMCI's talented volunteer teachers and visiting professors, have previously included Chinese music, calligraphy, painting, tea ceremonies, dumpling making, Chinese history lectures, and Chinese crafts. Please contact us if you would like to host such an event at your organization!