Confucius Institute in Moldova was invited to visit the National Children's Center ARTICO

[Source]    Confucius Institute of the Free International University of Moldova [Time]    2012-11-08 12:52:35 

On October 31, 2012 the Director of Confucius Institute (CI) of the Free International University of Moldova, Mr. Yang Tongjun visited the Moldova’s National Children's Center ARTICO. The Director of the Center, Mr. Scarlat Sergiu, said that ARTICO National Children's Center is Moldova's largest children's and youth education and training institution; it is a free education and training center subordinated directly to the Government of Moldova. ARTICO is an education and training center which offers elective study programs such as foreign Language classes, arts, etc., for Moldovan young people and children, as well as for persons with physical disabilities. Currently, the center has more than 5,000 students. Confucius Institute of the Free International University of Moldova has two classes of teaching Chinese language in ARTICO center. Mr. Yang Tongjun, the Director of CI in Moldova hopes that there will be further cooperation in terms of education and cultural exchange between Confucius Institute and ARTICO center. Mr. Scarlat Sergiu, the Director of ARTICO center agreed; he hopes that Chinese children will also have the opportunity to come to Moldova and visit their Center. Mr. Scarlat Sergiu expressed his appreciation for the initiative of CI to open Chinese language classes in ARTICO, and for the cultural activities and the meetings organized at their place. In a warm and friendly atmosphere, the two sides reached a consensus on further cooperation and further initiatives.

Director of Confucius Institute, Mr. Yang Tongjun, and the Director of ARTICO Center, Mr. Sergiu Scarlat

Group picture with ARTICO Center students

In front of the stand with handicrafts made by children