Posts By: CIE

ECBEA Chinese New Year of the Rat Celebration

On February 1st, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton participated in the ECBEA Chinese New Year of the Rat Celebration at Bonnie Doon Mall. This event featured performances and cultural activities from Chinese bilingual program students at Edmonton Public Schools. As… [more]

CIE Received Partners in Education Award

At the end of 2019, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton received the 2019 Partners in Education Award from Fort McMurray Public School Division in recognition of the CIE’s contributions to student success. The CIE has won the award in two… [more]

Chinese New Year at Schools

With the Chinese New Year coming, the CIE teachers are having the busiest season of a year. Besides the big Chinese New Year celebrations on weekends, the teachers frequently went to school, providing Chinese culture workshop or supporting the Chinese… [more]

The First CIE Chinese Writing Contest Award Ceremony

On January 28th, the first CIE Chinese Writing Contest Award Ceremony took place at the Confucius Institute in Edmonton. Approximately 200 people attended the event including students, family members, teachers and principals. 613 students from 14 schools participated in the… [more]

Open Chinese Chess Contest

On January 26th, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton hosted the Open Chinese Chess Contest at Kingsway Mall, adding more fun to Chinese New Year celebration on site. Over 50 players from elementary children to senior chess masters enjoyed challenging one… [more]

Chinese New Year Celebration at Edmonton Tower

On January 23rd, the CIE teachers once again visited Edmonton Tower teaching dough art, Chinese knots, and Chinese New Year painting, Celebrating the Chinese New Year with staff of the Citizen Services Department. Dr. Lorne Parker, Assistant Superintendent of EPSB,… [more]