Visit from University of Alberta Delegation
On September 21st, the Confucius Institute hosted a visit from the delegation with 52 people from different universities in China who are attending a three-month special training program in the University of Alberta. During the visit, the group toured the office, library, teachers’ office and other facilities. They also attended a presentation by Dr. Wei Li on the operations and development of CIE, the … » Continue Reading
Celebration of Mid-Autumn Festival
On Sunday September 4, the CIE participated in the celebration of Mid-Autumn Festival organized by the Northeast Edmonton Business Association with the support from the Confucius Institute in Edmonton. Many special quests attended the event, MP Kerry Diotte, MP Michael Cooper, MLA Chris Neilson and City Councillor Tony Caterina. During the ceremony, CIE introduced briefly the Mid-Autumn Festival and its … » Continue Reading
Visit from Confucius Institute of the University of Saskatchewan
On July 26, a delegation of 6 people lead by Dr. Zong, the director and Dr. Liu, the Chinese director, from the Confucius Institute of Saskatoon.
The purpose of the visit was to provide the opportunities for both CIs to share and exchange their work and experiences, as well as to seek potential partnership projects that may be done together. This was a great learning … » Continue Reading
Special Visits from China
An education delegation from Lixia District of Jinan City paid a visit to the Confucius Institute on July 25. This delegation included six people and was lead by Mr. Song Yongxiang, Chief Executive Director.
Although the visit was short, the CIE left a good impression. Dr. Wei Li toured the delegation around the CIE facilities and provided them with a brief introduction about the institute, its work and … » Continue Reading