Monthly Archives: February 2011
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To celebrate Chinese New Year, the Confucius Institute was invited to participate in the Chinese Culture Day at Burnside Library on the 12th of February, 2011.
The books and resources that were displayed by the Confucius Institute attracted a lot of attention from the visitors. Many people were hoping to buy books but unfortunately they are […]
The Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide celebrated both the beginning of the academic year and the Year of the Rabbit on Wednesday 23 February in the Napier Courtyard. The successful event took place during “O’Week” (Orientation Week), which is an occasion for new students to get introduced to all that the University of […]
Last week, school students in Adelaide came back to school after a long holiday. This means that the exciting “Chinese Art Workshop” program has started again!
The first workshop this year took place on 15th of February, with staff from the Confucius Institute visiting Magill Primary School. They conducted 3 calligraphy workshops for Year 6-7 students. […]
Chinese teachers from South Australia made up almost half of the participants in a professional development program hosted by Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters in Shanghai in January this year.
Organised specifically for Chinese teachers from Australia, the 19 day workshop covered areas such as ‘teaching methods’, ‘modern Chinese literature and society’, and ‘contemporary China’. Of the seven […]
Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales
By Annette Wheatley, Business Program Manager, Confucius Institute
On a recent trip to Sydney I visited the exhibition ‘The First Emperor – China’s Entombed Warriors’, showcasing a fine selection of the life-sized terracotta sculptures representing the army of the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huangdi (born in 259 […]
Want to practice your Mandarin Chinese? Then you should join the Chinese Conversation Group, run by the Chinese Culture Club at the University of Adelaide. The aim of the group is to pair a native Chinese speaker with a student studying Chinese at the University of Adelaide.
The Conversation classes are run by volunteer teachers […]