Wednesday, May 17, 2017

[451] MTSU Confucius Institute co-sponsors ‘Asian Culture Night’ May 11 at Black Fox

MURFREESBORO — A fun-filled night of diversity and entertainment is in store for parents and students alike during “Asian Culture Night.”

The celebration is slated for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at Black Fox Elementary School, 1753 S. Rutherford Blvd. in Murfreesboro. This event is free and open to the public.

MTSU’s Saudi Student Association and Confucius Institute, as well as the Nashville Cultural Club Dancers and others, will provide lively performances that highlight the artistry and history of Asian cultures in the area.

“This great event honors the diversity in our community,” said Black Fox Elementary School Principal Joe Thompson. “Black Fox is proud to host this event each year.”

The event is sponsored by Murfreesboro City Schools and the Confucius Institute at MTSU. The institute strives to enhance the understanding of Chinese culture and to be a resource center for Chinese language, history, contemporary society and culture. It also facilitates engagement with China and creates opportunities for exchange and collaboration between communities in Tennessee and China.

For more information, contact the Confucius Institute at 615-494-8696 or

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