International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online)

How China’s Confucius Centers affects Cameroon’s Culture
Momo Ngomba Juliana, Guo Changgang

Abstract
This study examines the effects of China’s Confucius centers on Cameroon’s culture; specifically it analyzes Cameroon’s languages, foods, music and art works .it also examines how China’s Confucius centers influences Cameroon culture. Cameroon has a rich and diverse culture made up of various ethnic groups, languages and customs. Recently the opening of Confucius centers in Cameroon has had a great impact on the culture of Cameroon as the Confucius centers aims at teaching Chinese language and also the various aspects of Chinese culture such as food, dressing, kung Fu, art works and paintings to its students. This has therefore led to an increase in the number of youths, workers, organizations and enterprises who are enrolling into the Confucius centers in the hope of having a better life tomorrow. Never the less Cameroonians still hold closely to their culture and trying hard to keep the culture alive as they still practice some cultural values inherited from their fore fathers.

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