The CIE – Invited to Attend a Banquet to Welcome Premier Li Keqiang in Montreal
On September 23, Dr. Wei Li, the director of CIE, was invited to attend a banquet to welcome Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for the first time to visit Canada in Montreal.
More than 700 people attended the banquet including many community leaders from different cities across the country.
Premier Li made a speech recalling the history of friendship between Canada and China and addressed the recent economic development of … » Continue Reading
Visit from Qilu Normal University
On September 29, a delegation from Qilu Normal University paid a visit to the Confucius Institute in Edmonton. This delegation included five people and was led by Professor Zhang Fujian, the Vice President.
The delegation came to Canada to attend the official launch of the Centre for Chinese Studies at Concordia University of Edmonton, which is partnered with Qilu Normal University. Although their schedule was … » Continue Reading
CIE Attended the Official Launch of the Centre for Chinese Studies at Concordia University of Edmonton
On September 29, Mr. Stuart Wachowicz, the chair of Board of Directors & Advisory Board of Confucius Institute, Dr. Wei Li, the director of Confucius Institute, as well as 9 visiting teachers were invited to attend the official launch of the Centre for Chinese Studies and the Centre for Chinese Teacher Development at Concordia University of Edmonton.
The Centre has been established to offer studies in Chinese language … » Continue Reading
Start of CIE 2016 Fall Session of Chinese Language and Culture
The CIE has provided Mandarin classes and Chinese culture classes to the public for the last 7 years. The 2016 fall session has started.
The Mandarin classes started on September 26 and the Chinese culture classes started on September 29.
The CIE offers different levels of Mandarin courses from Level 1 to Level 4 as well as the Mandarin class for Cantonese speakers.
The Chinese culture classes … » Continue Reading