Announcements Archive

  • Autumn Chinese Calligraphy Classes Sept/Oct 2016

    This autumn discover the ancient art of calligraphy using the traditional Chinese brush and ink combination that has been in use for thousands of years. The five week course will be led by  Chi Zhang, the Institute’s experienced calligraphy teacher.  Students will be introduced to the materials of ink, brush, stone and paper, and initially common ... Read more
  • Open House at the Confucius Campus 19 Sept: Free Shuttle Service

    CATCH THE Complimentary SHuttle service! A shuttle minibus service will run from outside the University Gift Shop to the Confucius Campus every 15 minutes from 2.15pm till 4pm.  A return service will run from 3pm till 5pm.  Please wait by the lampost with the Information Poster and bus timetable which will be in place on Monday. At ... Read more
  • Chinese Arts & Cultural Festival Sun 14th August

    Sunday 14th August is the date for this one day celebration of Chinese Arts & Culture at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre Venue 150 when the Drama Club from the Institute’s University Partner, Fudan University in Shanghai, will open the programme. Chinese Arts and Cultural Festival Morning Programme 10.00-11.00  RIchard II –  Fudan University Drama Club (in Chinese) 11.00-12.00 Puppet ... Read more
  • Louise Reay: Que Sera, 些拉
    4-14 & 16-28 Aug 2016

    Once again the Institute is pleased to be supporting this show from SOAS Chinese language graduate Louise Reay.  A comedy in Chinese for people who don’t speak Chinese, Que Sera is her follow up show following last year’s successful Fringe debut when she garnered great reviews. “An absurdly brilliant clown act that explores the nature of ... Read more
  • CPD-Teaching Chinese in Scotland 2016

    This free one day event for all involved or interested in the teaching of Chinese follows  saw a 50% increase in the number of registration for the successful 2015 conference rising from 94 to 142. Taking place on Friday 24 June 2016 at 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh, the Second Annual Conference on Chinese Language ... Read more
  • Zheng He–When the Dragon Ships Came

    Over 500 people attended performances of Zheng He-When the Dragon Ships Came at Central Hall, Edinburgh organised by the Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh, in association with SCEN on 9th June. Students and staff from 17 primary and secondary schools, as well as the evening audience of adults and families, found the ... Read more
  • Job Opportunity – Project Assistant at Edinburgh Castle

    Working on behalf of Historic Environment Scotland, the Confucius Institute for Scotland is recruiting up to four part time enthusiastic Chinese speaking individuals to work along side the retail team in Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh Castle is Scotland’s most popular paid visitor attraction, welcoming around 1.6 million visitors annually. This exciting project will investigate the impact of ... Read more
  • Exhibition from Shanghai Municipal Archives 28/29 June

    An exhibition on the city of Shanghai is taking place in the first floor project room at 50 George Square in the University of Edinburgh’s Central campus. Opening on Tuesday 28 June from 4pm this exhibition from Shanghai Municipal Library presents the story of the historical development of Shanghai and considers its future through to ... Read more