• TN-China Network Blog


    Over 20 Chinese New Year Events Taking Place Across Tennessee

        This is our most extensive Chinese New Year listing yet! See below for 21 Chinese New Year events in seven cities across all three regions of the state. If we left a Chinese New Year event out, please let us know by emailing erowland@tnchinanetwork.org. Also make sure to check out the Murfreesboro Festival […]

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    Registration for Non-Credit Chinese Classes for Spring 2018 Now Open

      Language schools across the state have opened registration for Spring 2018 non-credit Mandarin Chinese language and culture courses. The classes offered are listed below:   Middle Tennessee   Nashville   Beginner and Intermediate Level Adult Classes Time: Saturday, Jan. 13 – Saturday, May 5, 2018, 9:30am to 11:20am CT Location: Nashville Chinese School (NCS), H.G. Hill Middle […]

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    Learn Chinese at the UTK Confucius Institute This Fall

    Beginning October 16th, the Confucius Institute at University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) will offer four levels of non-credit Chinese language courses as part of their second Fall session: Basic Chinese I and II, Intermediate Chinese, and Business Chinese. All courses require a $120 fee and take place once a week in the UT International House […]

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    TNCN Holds Intercultural Communication Training with Foreign Students at Lipscomb Academy

    On August 28, 2017, to kick off the beginning of the fall semester of school, TN-China Network’s Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland held a training for incoming foreign students studying at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville. Coming from China, Korea, Vietnam, and other countries, the students face a variety of intercultural communication opportunities and challenges when integrating […]

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    Time to Register for Non-Credit Chinese Classes This Fall

      Language schools across the state have opened registration for Fall 2017 non-credit Mandarin Chinese language and culture courses. The classes offered are listed below:   Middle Tennessee   Nashville   Beginner and Intermediate Level Adult Classes Time: Saturday, Aug. 12 – Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, 9:30am to 11:20am CT Location: Nashville Chinese School (NCS), H.G. Hill Middle […]

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    Join TN-China Network at the Knoxville Asian Festival August 27!

      Join TN-China Network at our booth at the Knoxville Asian Festival Sunday, August 27, 11 am to 6 pm ET near Market Square in downtown Knoxville. Come hang out with us, network, and meet other companies and individuals that do business with China! We will have lemonade available, while supplies last. You can also […]

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    Registration Open for Chinese and English Classes in Nashville

      Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI) now has registration open for their upcoming summer-term Chinese classes, English classes for non-native speakers, their Language Instructor Fellowship Program, custom language classes for businesses, and more. Check out the links above for more details.

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    Promote Your Company by Having a Booth at Knoxville Asian Festival Aug 27, 2017

      The Fourth Annual Knoxville Asian Festival is now seeking sponsors and business participants to purchase booths and sponsorship packages for the day-long festival. The festival will take place Sunday, August 27, 2017, from 11 am to 6 pm at Market Square in downtown Knoxville. Last year’s festival attracted at least 15,000 people. In addition […]

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    China Lights Lantern Festival in Nashville Seeking Sponsors

      May 12 through June 11, 2017, The Fairgrounds Nashville will experience China Lights Lantern Festival, a display of lights, lanterns sculptures, traditional performances, art, and Chinese cuisine. China Lights Nashville is currently seeking sponsors to help support the project. The unique celebration brings a team of Chinese artisans and technical staff from Sichuan Tianyu, located […]

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    China News Highlights from TNCN Social Media

    Below are links and highlights from recent articles on China trade and business. To get faster news updates, follow TNCN on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.   Free Trade Helps Tennessee Manufacturers Knoxville News Sentinel (KNS) – Jan. 25, 2017 – “According to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, Tennessee business exported $18.4 billion […]

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