News and Events

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]

“A Night of Wushu & Culture”

On October 27, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton and Ji Hong Wushu & Taiji College put up a gala ‘A Night of Wushu and Cuture’ at Myer Horowitz Theater to celebrate the 10th Anniversity of CIE and the 30th Anniversary… [more]

CIE 2018 Fall Chinese Language and Culture Classes

The Confucius Institute in Edmonton has offered the adult Chinese language and culture classes for the community since 2009. At the beginning, only 19 people registered the Mandarin classes. But this fall the number of students reached  a record high… [more]

Calligraphy and Paper Cutting Workshop

On October 1, Mr. Yuan Jun, a well-known calligrapher in China and Ms. Wang Hongmei, the paper-cutting expert, were invited by the Confucius Institute in Edmonton to offer workshop on calligraphy and paper cutting for more than 20 Chinese teachers… [more]