The Confucius Institute in Edmonton has offered the adult Chinese language and culture classes for the community since 2009. At the beginning, only 19 people registered the Mandarin classes. But this fall the number of students reached a record high with more than 80 students signing up for the different levels of Mandarin classes. Meanwhile, about 50 students registered the Chinese culture … » Continue Reading
On October 1, Mr. Yuan Jun, a well-known calligrapher in China and Ms. Wang Hongmei, the paper-cutting expert, were invited by the Confucius Institute in Edmonton to offer workshop on calligraphy and paper cutting for more than 20 Chinese teachers from the CIE and local schools as well as the calligraphy lovers from the community.
Mr. Yuan started his calligraphy practice when … » Continue Reading
On September 30, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton was invited to participate in the Let It Glow Festival at Southgate Mall to provide the support to a fund raising event ‘Make a Wish”. The event was organized by the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a non-profit organization of north America, aiming at creating life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
The event is happening … » Continue Reading
On September 29, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton held its open house in celebration of the 5th Global Confucius Institute Day and 10th anniversary of the CIE.
Trustee Trisha Estabrooks, Dr. Lorne Parker, Assistant Superintendent of EPSB, and Mr. Stephen Tsang from ECBEA attended the event and also brought the greetings. Other special quests were Dr. Tian from Alberta Education, Principal Rick Gingras … » Continue Reading