2016 Chinese Writing Contest Award Ceremony
On November 25, 2016 Chinese Writing Contest Award Ceremony was held at the Confucius Institute in Edmonton. The contest has been organized annually by the Edmonton Chinese Journal and the CIE since 2010. Every year saw the growing participation of adults and students in the writing event.
More than 200 people attended the ceremony. Among them were some special guests including Trustee Orville Chubb … » Continue Reading
CIE Successfully Hosted the First Western Canada Symposium of Chinese Language Teaching & CI and CC Development
On November 24, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton successfully hosted the First Western Canada Symposium of Chinese Language Teaching & CI and CC Development. More than 30 delegates attended the symposium, including the leaders, principals and teachers from Chinese Consulate in Vancouver, BCIT Confucius Institute, Confucius Institute of Coquitlam Public School Board, Fort McMurray Public School Confucius Classroom, and Confucius Classrooms in … » Continue Reading
The Second CIE Movie Night
On November 22, the second CIE Movie Night was successfully held at Concordia University campus under the support of Concordia University and Alberta Chinese Outdoor Adventure Club. About 260 people attended the event.
Dr. Manfred Zeuch, the vice-president of International & Research of Concordia University, and Dr. Wei Li, the director of the CIE, delivered greetings to the audience.
The highlight of the movie night was … » Continue Reading
Chinesefolksongs.com Website Launch Ceremony
On November 17, the Chinesefolksongs.com website launch ceremony was held at the CIE. About 20 teachers attended the event and many of them are music teachers.
The Chinesefolksongs.com website is designed for music teachers around the world who want to teach their students Chinese songs in a culturally responsive way. Currently there are 13 songs in three categories: ancient poems, popular classics, songs … » Continue Reading