26th September 2014 is The Confucius Institute Day and also the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the first global Confucius Institute.
The SOAS Confucius Institutes invited Sifu Alan to represent Chinese martial arts at The Confucius Institute Day event, giving demonstrations of Chinese Tai Chi, Qigong and meditation to the event participants.
The London Confucius Institute is set up under an agreement between Hanban (Office of Chinese Language Council International) and SOAS. It aims to promote Chinese language and the understanding of the Chinese culture in the United Kingdom.
Nearly 400 Confucius Institutes in 120 countries internationally, including 25 Institutes and 94 Confucius Classrooms in the UK are celebrating The 10th Anniversary, as a big milestone in Confucius Institute’s history.