On September 30, the Wulin Hanyun Troupe performed at Medowlark school, Hillcrest school and Ross Sheppard high school.
The students all enjoyed the performance as this was the first time for many of them to watch a live kung fu demonstration. Over 1000 students were able to partake in the performance. The CIE was pleased to take the troupe to the schools as … » Continue Reading
On the evening of September 29, the Night of Shaolin Martial Arts was held at Eva O’ Howard Theatre at Victoria high school. The Wulin Hanyun Troupe, from Henan Province, China, the home of Shaolin Martial Arts, performed kung fu and played Chinese folk music. Dancers from Confucius Institute in Edmonton and Ross Sheppard High School also performed traditional Chinese dances. The … » Continue Reading
On September 28, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton was invited by the Multicultural Association to participate in the Multicultural Art Fair for Alberta Culture Days at Pioneer House in Fort Saskatchewan.
The event showcased the multicultural community in Fort Saskatchewan and the surrounding community.
The CIE offered dough art, paper cutting, Chinese knots, calligraphy, Chinese New Year painting and shuttlecock activities. This is the … » Continue Reading
On September 24, the Chinese Community hosted a banquet at Emperor Palace Cuisine Restaurant in honour of Premier Kenney. Nearly 250 people attended the event. The event gave the CIE the opportunity to build a positive working relationship with the different city organizations in Edmonton in addition to all levels of government.
Special guests included, MLA Kaycee Madu, MLA Josephine Pon, MLA Jordan … » Continue Reading