• TN-China Network Blog


    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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    Photos of TN-China Network Celebrating Chinese New Year Across Tennessee

      TN-China Network (TNCN) members, staff, volunteers, and sponsors celebrated Chinese New Year across Tennessee in February. On February 20, TNCN held an invitation-only East Tennessee Chinese New Year Dinner with TNCN members, sponsors, and the Chinese-invested companies in East Tennessee. Over 30 people from 15 companies and organizations attended the event. At the beginning […]

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    2017 Chinese New Year Celebrations Across Tennessee

    Chinese New Year will be on January 28 this year. From late January to mid-February, Chinese-American communities across Tennessee will be celebrating the Year of the Rooster. Read below to find a celebration in your community.   Middle Tennessee   Nashville   Host: Vanderbilt University Chinese Students and Scholars Association (VUCSSA) Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017 Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM CT […]

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    Upcoming Non-Credit Chinese Class Offerings Across Tennessee

    The Chattanooga School of Language, Chattanooga State Community College, the Confucius Institute at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, the Nashville Chinese School, Tennessee Foreign Language Institute in Nashville, and Greater Memphis Chinese School have opened registration for several non-credit Chinese language and culture courses for the spring of 2017. The classes offered are listed below:   […]

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    Webb School Hiring Chinese Teacher in Knoxville

      Webb School, a private school in Knoxville, is hiring a part-time Mandarin Chinese teacher to start between January 4 – 9, 2017. The teacher will be responsible for: Upper School Schedule – Teaching four classes per day, from Mandarin Chinese Level 1 to Mandarin Chinese Level 4 (45 minutes per class). Students range from the […]

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    Host Families Needed for Chinese Students Visiting Nashville

    Students and teachers from Nashville’s Sister City, Taiyuan, China, will be visiting Nashville from February 2 – 9, 2017.  The non-profit organization Sister Cities of Nashville is seeking host families for the week for both the students and teachers.  They prefer host families that have their own middle or high school students to host the […]

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    TNCN Speaks at McCallie School and Holds Memphis Working Group Meeting in November

      TN-China Network Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland traveled the state in November to meet with members in Memphis and speak with students in Chattanooga. See below for photos and more details.     On November 15, 2016, TN-China Network (TNCN) held the third TNCN Memphis Working Group meeting. Among other topics, the group discussed plans […]

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