Monthly Archives: November 2007

Open Evening at the Confucius Institute – December 2007

Come along on Friday 7 December 1800-2000 to participate in our taster language and cultural classes.

Our Open Evening gives you the opportunity to make your New Year resolution in December. Sample a Chinese language lesson, try your hand at calligraphy and enjoy some Chinese music and cultural insights.

With the China Now in Scotland festival taking place next year in the run up to and beyond the Beijing Olympics 2008 is an ideal time to discover China, right here in Scotland.

With classes already filling up for next term which starts Monday 14 January come along and learn about China at the Confucius Institute for Scotland.

Call us on 0131 662 2180 or simply drop in on Friday 7 December between 6pm and 8pm.

Chinese Ambassador visits Confucius Institute

Following a lecture at the Playfair Library, Mme Fu Ying toured the new headquarters of the Confucius Institute for Scotland.

Her Excellency Mme. Fu Ying, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People`s Republic of China to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, spent the day at the University of Edinburgh where she had a number of meetings with the Principal and key staff. Her lecture on the theme of `Educational Co-operation between China and Great Britain` was received with interest and great attention by the invited audience.

Mme Fu had a number of meetings throughout the day and finished her visit with a tour of the Confucius Institute.

Lufthansa offers complimentary tickets to support festival

Airline offers complimentary tickets to support festival.



Lufthansa German Airlines which flies daily to China from Scotland via Frankfurt has signed up as official airline sponsor for China Now in Scotland. A number of event providers will benefit from Lufthansa`s sponsorship which will enable Chinese artists to participate in a number of activities being planned for the China Now in Scotland festival.