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Chat on Chinese Music – On the World Stage

Dec 17, 2019

Enjoy the full event video from our recent Chat on Chinese Music – On the World Stage on December 14, in partnership with U.S.-China Music Institute of the Bard College Conservatory of Music. Attendees were treated to six individual musical performances on pipa and ruan after an in-depth conversation on the influence of Chinese music […]

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Ta for Ta Podcast with Shenzhan Liao

Dec 9, 2019

Our Head of School, Shenzhan Liao, was recently interviewed by Juliana Batista for her Ta for Ta podcast via SupChina, chronicling the lives of Chinese women at the top of their professional game. In this episode, Shenzhan breaks down the differences in pedagogy in China and the United States, informs us about some new educational […]

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China Fashion Gala 2020 to honor Estée Lauder and Wendy Yu on April 29 at The Plaza Hotel

Dec 5, 2019

NEW YORK – Dec. 3, 2019 – Co-presenters China Institute and Yue-Sai Kan China Beauty Charity Fund proudly announce that the fifth annual China Fashion Gala will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at The Plaza Hotel. The annual celebration of Chinese design serves as a platform for Chinese talent emerging onto the international […]

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China Institute Receives Guidestar Platinum Award for 2019

Nov 27, 2019

GuideStar is the world’s largest source of nonprofit information, connecting people and organizations with data on 2.7 million current and formerly IRS-recognized nonprofits. The Seal levels, acknowledged as symbols of transparency in the nonprofit sector, are earned by nonprofits providing specific information to their profile and meeting certain markers of excellence. The Platinum level is […]

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Wedding Bells and AliPay: Marriage in today’s China

Nov 20, 2019

“Marriage is a wind chime in China. So much can be inferred by process.” -Roseann Lake Contemporary Chinese couples have gone beyond the passport sized, black and white singular images from the Cultural Revolution and now stage elaborate, all-day photoshoots at wedding photo studios involving multiple costume changes, professional make up, and intricate sets representing […]

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