Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Monday, September 26, 2011

Kite Festival helps Center for Chinese Studies mark 50 years

 

Above: Kite master Sam Ritter (left) and Skyler Li (right) fly their kites during a Kite Festival at the Nichols Arboretum. The festival Sunday was part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the U-M Center for Chinese Studies. Below: Yan Zhong (left), a lecturer in Chinese languages at UM-Flint, and Wang Zheng (right), associate director of the CCS, join master kite maker Ha Yiqi at the festival. Ha, whose creations were featured in the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, is visiting from China.