News and Events

Read in Week at Schools

On October 7-11, Edmonton Public Schools celebrated the 30th anniversary of Read in Week. This year’s theme was “Celebrate with Stories”. The teachers of Confucius Institute in Edmonton once again went to Kildare School and Dovercourt School, sharing the Chinese… [more]

Intercultural Family Fun

On Thanksgiving weekend, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton participated in the Intercultural Family Fun day at Central Lions Recreation Centre. The free fun family event was hosted by Multicultural Family Resource Society in celebration of its ethno-cultural parent/child programs. The… [more]

Chinese Culture Support to School in Athabasca

On October 10, two CIE teachers drove 160 kms to Athabasca, providing Chinese culture support to Landing Trail Intermediate School’s Flying High Day. Landing Trail is a grade 4-6 school with a regular English program and French immersion program. Over… [more]

Intercultural Family Nights

On October 9, the Confucius Institute in Edmonton was invited by the City of Edmonton to participate in the Intercultural Family Night at LY Cairns School. Intercultural Family Nights consists of a series of evening events throughout the 2019/2020 year… [more]

Wulin Hanyun Troupe at School

On September 30, the Wulin Hanyun Troupe performed at Medowlark school, Hillcrest school and Ross Sheppard high school. The students all enjoyed the performance as this was the first time for many of them to watch a live kung fu… [more]

Night of Shaolin Martial Arts

On the evening of September 29, the Night of Shaolin Martial Arts was held at Eva O’ Howard Theatre at Victoria high school. The Wulin Hanyun Troupe, from Henan Province, China, the home of Shaolin Martial Arts, performed kung fu… [more]