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    Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Events Across Tennessee

    One of China’s most important annual holidays, Mid-Autumn Festival (also known as Moon Festival or 中秋节) this year takes place on Monday, September 24th (the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar). Across Tennessee in mid- to late-September, Chinese-American communities will be celebrating the festival. Below is a listing of several of […]

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    TN-China Network Connects with Community at Knox Asian Festival

      On Sunday, August 26, 2018, TN-China Network participated in the 5th Annual Knox Asian Festival in downtown Knoxville. The event was filled with fabulous performances, delicious food, and great networking at the TN-China Network booth. Thank you to the many people that visited our booth and to our great volunteers: Pam and Ed Antczak, […]

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    Time to Register for Non-Credit Chinese Classes This Fall 2018

    Language schools across the state have opened registration for Adult Fall 2018 non-credit Mandarin Chinese language courses. The classes offered are listed below:   Middle Tennessee   Nashville   Beginner and Intermediate Level Adult Classes Organizer: The Nashville Chinese School (NCS) Time: Saturday, Aug. 11 – Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 Price: Adults $370.00 (tuition $305 + facility fee $65) Course […]

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    Promote Your Company by Having a Booth at Knoxville Asian Festival Aug 26, 2018

      The Fifth Annual Knoxville Asian Festival is now searching for sponsors and business participants to purchase booths and sponsorship packages for the day-long festival. The festival will take place Sunday, August 26, 2018, from 11 am to 6 pm at Market Square in downtown Knoxville. Last year’s festival attracted nearly 30,000 people. In addition […]

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    Non-Credit Chinese Language Classes Begin March 19 at UTK Confucius Institute

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    TNCN Trains Lipscomb Academy Foreign Students on Intercultural Communication with Teachers, Tutoring, and More

      On March 1, 2018, TNCN Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland held an interactive training with foreign students at Lipscomb Academy in Nashville. During the training, the students discussed what tutoring was like in their home countries (China, South Korea, Vietnam, and Bangladesh) and how it differed from tutoring in the US. The group also discussed […]

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    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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