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The 10th Chinese Writing Contest Award Ceremony

On November 23, the 10th Chinese Writing Contest Award Ceremony was held at McCauley Chambers in the Center for Education, Edmonton Public Schools. The Writing contest has taken place for 10 years to encourage students to improve their writing skills… [more]

Chinese Cultures at Grey Cup’s Celebration

On November 22-23, the Government of Alberta Arts Branch from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism invited CIE to offer a children’s workshop during Grey Cup Festival celebrations in downtown Edmonton. It was the 106th Grey Cup in Canada. One… [more]

Canada Chinese Chess Conference in Montreal

From November 16 to 17, the Confucius Institute in Quebec together with the Canada Chinese Chess Association of Montreal hosted the second Canada Chinese Chess Conference in the city of Montreal. Directors from Confucius Institutes across Canada were in attendance,… [more]

New Book Launch Ceremony

On November 16, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton, in partnership with the Alberta Chinese Outdoor Adventure Club (ACOAC) and Edmonton Chinese Writing Club (ECWC), held a ceremony to launch Mr. George Dong’s newly published English to Chinese translations of the… [more]

The 13th International Chinese Language Teaching Conference

From November 8 to 9, the 13th International Chinese Language Teaching Conference was held at Beijing University in Beijing. Conference organizers were the World Chinese Teachers Association and Beijing University. More than 340 delegates from over 32 countries attended the… [more]