On Dec. 11th, the closing ceremony of the 11th Confucius Institute Conference was held at Kunming International Convention and Exhibition Center, bringing this two-day event to a successful conclusion. It is learned that this year’s conference, themed on “Innovation, Cooperation, Inclusion, Sharing”, featured 14 forums for Chinese and overseas university presidents and directors of Confucius Institutes, and three special symposiums including a symposium on international exchanges of Chinese culture such as traditional Chinese medicine and Taiji, a symposium on Confucius Institute and the ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative and a roundtable forum. In addition, other series of events were held, including Information Service of Headquarters’ Programs, Confucius Institute Chinese Language Teaching Resource Exhibition, Creative Art & Culture at Confucius Institute, as well as Yunnan Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition and Exhibition of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Tourism in Yunnan Province. A total of approximately 2,200 delegates attended this year’s conference, including university presidents and representatives of Confucius Institutes from 140 countries and regions.
The 11th Confucius Institute Conference successfully closes