New Year Greetings

[Source]    Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) [Time]    2019-01-02 17:53:03 

How time flies! A new year is approaching in the twinkling of an eye. At the beautiful moment of bidding farewell to the old year and welcoming the new, we would like to extend our festive greetings and sincere wishes to all the Chinese teachers and volunteers working aboard far from their motherland and families around world, and to all the teachers and students of the Confucius Institutes in various countries!

2018 has been a year for the Confucius Institute to improve quality, increase efficiency and promote development. After 14 years of development, members of the Confucius Institute family have spread to 154 countries and regions. So far there have been 548 Confucius Institutes and 1,193 Confucius Classrooms, making Confucius Institute the most diverse international language education community in the world.

“The Confucius Institute belongs to China and also to the world.” The original aspiration of the Confucius Institute is to help people of all countries learn Chinese and understand Chinese culture, enhance people-to-people and cultural exchanges between China and other countries, and promote the development of diverse and colorful world civilizations. Each achievement of the Confucius Institute reflects the sincere dedication and hard work of tens of thousands of people in the Confucius Institutes around the world. Here, we would like to express our high respect and heartfelt thanks to all the friends who have supported and participated in the construction of the Confucius Institute!

2019 will witness the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the Confucius Institute. The fifteen-year-old Confucius Institute will pay more attention to improving quality and level of education, innovating mechanism, cultivating talents, strengthening standard construction and enhancing brand influence. We will continue to work with all parties both at home and abroad to create an even brighter future for the Confucius Institute and make greater contribution to the building of a community of shared future for mankind. Wish everyone a happy holiday, good health, a successful career and a happy family!


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