The CIE Successfully Hosted the 6th Alberta Chinese Bridge Competition for University Students
On March 11, the 6th Alberta Chinese Bridge Competition for University Students was successfully held at the Confucius Institute in Edmonton.
The Chinese Consulate General in Vancouver and the Confucius Institute in Edmonton were the organizers supported by Alberta universities including University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, MacEwan University, Concordia University of Edmonton, China Institute of the University of Alberta and NAIT. Sixteen students from … » Continue Reading
On March 7, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton was invited to attend the Chinese New Year Celebration at Bellerose Composite High School of St. Albert Public School Board. This was the first time that the CIE was asked to provide the support to the event at St. Albert school.
Five CIE teachers brought a variety of Chinese traditional cultural performances and workshops to … » Continue Reading
On February 13, the Lanzhou University Art Troupe spent a day visiting 3 Confucius Classrooms in Edmonton, Edith Roger School, McNally High School and Rosslyn School.
During their visit, they put on a one hour performance for the students and teachers at those schools, and their amazing performance received the big applause from the audience. The beautiful Uyghur dance and martial arts … » Continue Reading
On February 12, the CIE hosted a gala ‘Chinese Cultural Experience’ at Myer Horowitz Theatre to celebrate Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival as well as the 150 Anniversary of Canada. This gala was performed by the Lanzhou University Art Troupe. Hanban/Headquarter of Confucius Institutes is the sponsor for this performance.
The performance was extremely successful. Many special guests attended the gala, including … » Continue Reading