2017 DCPS World Language Festival


On May 13, 2017, the GW Confucius Institute joined the DCPS Global Education's Second Annual DCPS World Languages Festival. During the Festival, DCPS students, families, and community members joined together to celebrate World Language instruction across the district. Student's and their families enjoyed educational activities, information sessions, cultural performances, and an exhibition hall with representatives from community partners, local business, and embassies. The GW Confucius Institute provided an introduction to the diverse ethnic groups which makeup China; guests had the opportunity to try on some traditional ethnic dress. Students were provided with coloring sheets featuring the different types of clothing across Chinese dynasties. The DCPS World Language Festival estimated over 300 participants in attendance.