Building Bridges, Changing Lives  

The Confucius Institute U.S. Center (CIUS Center) is a not-for-profit educational institution in Washington, DC, with the mission of strengthening educational and cultural exchanges and fostering people to people interactions between China and the United States. The CIUS Center also supports the Confucius Institutes across America for joint efforts. In order to advance global education and cross-cultural understanding, the CIUS Center seeks to engage and serve a wide audience of organizations and sectors through four primary domains – education and professional development, arts and culture, academics and research, and public relations and outreach.

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Jasmine Fragrance in Washington DC
Our Center welcomed a troupe of dulcimer musicians from China best known for their ability to combine traditional Chinese technique with modern, western-influenced music.

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