Master Dominique Saatenang
Master Saatenang gave a performance "Shaolin Black and White" during the symposium on cultural exchanges between China and Africa, "Performing the Other" on March 30, 2013.
The Classical Opera Of Globalized China;
Three grand performances by Suzhou Kun Opera Theatre of Jiangsu Province; presented with UMS.
Jon Jang, jazz composer and pianist, served as an U-M King-Chávez-Parks Visiting Professor. He presented a concert with not only Min Xiao Fen, but also UM faculty and students: Andrew Bishop, Robert L. Hurst III, Michael Gould, William Lucas, Adam Unsworth, and Yuma Uesaka.
Performance Excellence Award
Madame LIU Yandong, a member of the Chinese Politburo Standing Committee and a State Councilor, presents the Confucius Institute Individual Performance Excellence Award to Lester Monts.
Beijing Drum Songs
A traditional genre of Chinese narrative singing, Beijing Drum Songs tell many classic Chinese stories, portraying martial heroes, treacherous villains, and charming ladies. The performance featured Ms. Yang Fengjie, one of the most esteemed performers, and the Tianjin Troupe of Narrative Songs.
Folk Pottery Symposium
The Chinese Folk Pottery International Symposium addressed the presence of Chinese folk pottery in the modern world, its traditions, its methods, its practitioners, and its future, as well as its role in historical and contemporary contexts.
Erhu and Dizi Recital
An evening of Chinese traditional, folk, and western classical music with Yan Xi Dong, Tian Shi Feng, and Xiao Dong Wei.