Announcements Archive

  • Writer in Residence Agreement – Beijing Publishing Group

    A 15 strong delegation from Beijing Publishing Group visited the Confucius Institute for Scotland earlier this month to sign an agreement which will see upcoming and well known Chinese authors visit Edinburgh to spend a period of time as a Writer in Residence in the city of Edinburgh.The delegation visited the Institute after attending the ... Read more
  • Award Winning Chinese Choir
    Tues 4th Oct 7.30pm

    As part of the celebrations for our 10th Anniversary, our Institute is delighted to host an award-winning Student Choir from Nankai University on Tuesday 4th Oct 2016 at 7.30 in the lovely surroundings of Nicholson Square Methodist Church. Having performed at top concert venues around the world, the  choir will offer a diverse repertoire of Chinese ... Read more
  • Autumn Language Classes Sept-Dec 2016

    The autumn programme of Chinese language classes for students of all levels will start from w/b 26 September.  On line booking is now available.  Please note that online booking closes on the day the class starts after which bookings can be made directly to the Confucius Institute – subject to places being available. Our students enjoy ... Read more
  • 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