Chinese Conversation Circle

Pick up basic Mandarin words and phrases while learning about traditional Chinese culture. Led by instructors from the Confucius Institute at Portland State University, each standalone session highlights a traditional Chinese ceremony or celebration. Drop in anytime during a session to chat and learn. 

Free with Lan Su membership or admission; no registration required.


October 7 — Ancient Chinese Storytelling

November 4 — Presentation on China Cities

December 2 — Paper-Cutting


January 6 — Spring Festival Customs

February 3  Chinese Valentine’s Day (Qixi Jie)

March 3 — Introduction to Chinese Characters


April 7 — Chinese Calligraphy

May 5 — Introduction to Chinese Musical Instruments

June 2 — Confucianism and Taoism


July 7 — Tai Chi Arts

August 4 — Chinese Clothing

Upcoming Chinese Conversation Circle

Friday, August 4, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm