On January 12 and 13, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton was invited by Edmonton Chinatown Multi-cultural Centre to participate in the annual largest Chinese New Year event — “Lunar New Year Extravaganza” at West Edmonton Mall. Thousands of people gathered together to celebrate the Year of Pig.
This two-day extravaganza included vibrantly cultural performances and a lot of sales and exhibition booths. At … » Continue Reading
The 13th Confucius Institute Conference has been held in Chengdu of China from December 3 to 5. This is annual conference organized by Hanna/Headquarter of Confucius Institutes.
More than 1500 delegates from more than 550 Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms from more than 140 countries around the world attended the conference.
Ms. Sun Chunlan, the Vice Prime Minister and the Board Chair … » Continue Reading
On November 27, a delegation of special guests of the University of Alberta paid a visit to the CIE. The delegation consisted of 42 administrators from various universities in China who are participating in a three-month special training program at the University of Alberta.
Dr. Wei Li, Director at the CIE, provided a presentation on the Confucius Institute in Edmonton. The topics covered … » Continue Reading
From November 25 to 27, a delegation of 10 principals and teachers led by Mrs. Patricia Gartland, Superintendent of Coquitlam Public Schools, paid a two-day visit to the Confucius Institute in Edmonton and Edmonton Public Schools.
The purpose of the visit was to get to know more about Edmonton’s Chinese bilingual program and to share and discuss experiences and issues relating to the … » Continue Reading