CIE Dance Group Performed at Edmonton Oil Kings Hockey Night
On January 19, the Edmonton Oil Kings hosted local Mandarin Schools for an exciting hockey night at Rogers Place. The Confucius Institute in Edmonton’s Chinese Dance Group was invited to perform a Chinese dance during the intermission.
Principals of the Edmonton Mandarin Bilingual Schools dropped the first puck for the game between the Oil Kings and Victoria Royals. During the first … » Continue Reading
Chinese New Year Celebration at West Edmonton Mall
From January 14 to 15, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton participated in the Lunar New Year Extravaganza organized by the Edmonton Chinatown Multicultural Center at the West Edmonton Mall. This was one of the biggest events for Chinese New Year celebration in Edmonton.
During the two days of celebration, the CIE set up a booth to demonstrate traditional Chinese arts, such as Chinese Dough Art, Chinese … » Continue Reading
Interview by World FM
On November 29, Dr. Wei Li, the director of the Confucius Institute in Edmonton, was interviewed by World FM, a local radio station. World FM provides a radio program specialized to promote multiculturalism.
During the one hour interview, the host asked many questions relating to the nature and work of Confucius Institute in Edmonton, from the support to Chinese language learning and cultural … » Continue Reading
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