Chinese Day

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    • Thursday September 12, 2019
      4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Student Center Theatre; Swann Building
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Jin Liu - jin.liu@modlangs.gatech.edu

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The Chinese Program at GT proudly presents the 2019 Chinese Day on September 12 (Thursday) with THREE EVENTS:

1. Cultural Event: Zhou Family Band周家班Chinese Folk Music

Location: Student Center Theatre              Time: 4-5 p.m.

Come to enjoy the performance of Chinese traditional wind and percussion (chuida 吹打)music, featuring the suona 唢呐 shawm, sheng 笙 mouth organ,dizi 笛子 flute, Chinese drums and cymbals, and kaxi 咔戏 (a combination of voice and blown instrument played by the same musician to imitate opera singing). The famous band has performed in Kennedy Center, Harvard University, and Europe.

Media Coverage: “tremendous energy” (BBC), “China’s avant-garde” (The Guardian), and “British Library Collection.”

2. Food Event: "Taste of China"

Location: Peachtree Room, Student Center           Time: 5-6 p.m.

Featuring: dumplings, stir-fried Chinese broccoli with beef, sesame orange chicken, spicy mapo tofu, green beans with garlic, Yangzhou fried rice, Chowmien with chashao BBQ pork

Plus: A panel on “Study, Intern, and Work in China” with OIE Global Internship Advisor, Hisense USA representatives, China LBAT alumni, and Chinese Government Scholarship Recipients.

                                              

3. Career Event: “Hisense Company Information Session”

Location: Swann 106                 Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Come to learn more about work and internship opportunities in Hisense, both in China and in the United States.

Hisense 海信 Company is a very famous consumer electronics and appliance manufacturer, which is the No.1 TV brand in China. The company has built 54 overseas companies and 12 research and development centers worldwide. The U.S. headquarter of Hisense is in Suwanee, GA.

 

RSVP by Sept. 9 at https://goo.gl/forms/hvJsAT2SSHHlTx2G2

 

Contact Dr. Jin Liu at jin.liu@modlangs.gatech.edu for more information.

The Chinese Day is sponsored by China Research Center, a regional academic organization to promote understanding of greater China through in-depth research and experience. https://www.chinacenter.net/

Also co-sponsored by the Atlanta Global Studies Center.

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  • Created On: Sep 3, 2019 - 8:13am
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