TAG-Confucius Institute Participates in Zaha Cultural Festival
Special to TAG-IT News Agency
AMMAN- Under the patronage of HRH Princess Sana Asem, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Confucius Institute (TAG-Confucius), the official testing center for China's HSK examinations (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi), participated in the annual festival of the Zaha Cultural Center.
Representatives from several embassies and institutes participated in the cultural event. TAG-Confucius booth received many visitors especially students who were interested in learning more about the Chinese language and culture.
TAG-Confucius held several exciting activities including Chinese calligraphy, traditional Chinese costumes dress-up and the Chinese tea ceremony.
HRH Princess Sana expressed admiration and pride at the existence of an institute with such efficiency and capacity in Jordan.
During the event, TAG-Confucius teachers briefed attendees on the services, activities and scholarships granted by the Institute to students, highlightingstudent summer camps organized by the Institute in China which aim at promoting the Chinese language and culture.
The Institute was established in September 2008 to introduce the Chinese language and culture, as well as achieving a greater mutual understanding between the Arab and Chinese cultures. This unique initiative is based on the cooperation agreement between Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization and Confucius Institute in China. The Institute was named after the great intellectual, mentor and philosopher, Confucius, whose ideas influenced China and other regions around the world for approximately 2000 years.