On October 27, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton and Ji Hong Wushu & Taiji College put up a gala ‘A Night of Wushu and Cuture’ at Myer Horowitz Theater to celebrate the 10th Anniversity of CIE and the 30th Anniversary of Ji Hong Wushu & Taiji College.
The theater with 700 seats were packed and more than 200 artists and students participated in the performances. … » Continue Reading
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