CI-UCC Staff members and directors

As part of its efforts to showcase and promote the Chinese language and culture CI-UCC, on Friday, 29th September, 2017 celebrated Confucius Day at the Naana Opoku Agyemang Auditorium in the Amissah Arthur Language Centre building.

Prof. Ishmael Mensah (Ghana Director- CIUCC)

This event was the second of its kind ever to be organized by CI-UCC since its formal inauguration on June 3, 2016 This year’s CI-Day celebration was organized under the theme: EXPERIENCE CHINESE CULTURE AT CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE, and showcased a variety of Chinese culture including Chinese painting experience, Chinese Traditional Sport (Jianzi), Chinese Handicraft (Paper cutting), Chinese Kungfu/Tai Chi and calligraphy.
The programme started with a welcome address by Prof. Ishmael Mensah, the Ghana Director of CI-UCC. He gave a brief biography of Confucius, emphasizing some of his teachings. (Find the full text of Prof. Mensah here GHANA DIRECTOR’S SPEECH AT CI-DAY 2017).

Prof. Hu Liangcai (China Director – CIUCC)

On his part, Professor Hu Liangcai, the China Director of CI-UCC expressed his profound gratitude to the audience and all the participants for honouring the invitation to the 2017 Confucius Institute Day Celebration. He further outlined the activities of CI-UCC in Ghana. He encouraged the students and the audience to enrol on the various courses offered by CI-UCC on UCC campus and other sister Institutions, especially the Chinese language course and the HSK (Chinese Proficiency Course) so that they could qualify for Chinese government scholarships to further their studies in China.

The event was capped with an exhibition of different aspects of the Chinese culture.

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