Celebrations for the 10th anniversary of the Confucius Institute of Bologna

The Confucius Institute of the University of Bologna celebrates its first 10 years.

  • Date: 02 MAY 2019  from 18:00 to 21:00

  • Event location: Aula Absidale – Complesso di Santa Lucia, in via dè Chiari n. 25

  • Type: 2019

The celebrations for the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the Institute will be held on 2 May 2019 starting at h. 18:00 in the Aula Absidale - Complex of Santa Lucia, in via dè Chiari n. 25.

The Confucius Institute of the University of Bologna was founded on March 2, 2009, based an agreement between the University of Bologna, the Renmin University of Beijing and the Hanban Headquarters and deals with the dissemination of the Chinese language and culture in Italy. After ten years of activity, the Institute has grown thanks to the constant support of Italian and Chinese institutions and represents an example of Italy-China institutional cooperation. The celebrations aim to give further impetus to the cultural and academic exchange between the two countries.


The Collegium Musicum of the University of Bologna will open the celebrations at 6 pm.
The institutional greetings of the representatives of the two partner universities and of the Italian and Chinese institutions will follow.
Finally, the evening will end with a concert by the Renmin Folk Orchestra, who will perform Chinese and western music.

Participation is free and possible as long as places are available. It is therefore mandatory to book your participation by sending an email to istitutoconfucio@unibo.it, specifying the name and surname of all participants. It will be possible to book your reservation until April 30th.

It should be noted that the only reservations considered valid will be exclusively those made via the Institute's email. Reservations made through other channels will not be considered. We also remind you that it is mandatory to arrive before the event start time (after 18:00 access will not be guaranteed).