Announcements Archive

  • Chinese New Year Events for All

    Join the Confucius Institute for Scotland team at some fabulous Chinese New Year events to celebrate the Year of the Pig which starts on February 5.   The Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival. January 24 6.30pm: China-Britain Business Council Chinese Burns Supper at the Waldorf Astoria. This was an evening blending the best of Chinese ... Read more
  • Chinese Language Classes Holiday This Week

    Happy Spring Festival to all our students and friends!  Due to the Chinese New Year holiday (New Year’s Day is February 5), no evening classes will be held at the Confucius Institute for Scotland this week.  They will resume again as normal on February 11. 新年快乐!吉祥如意!We will be holding our annual party on February 8 ... Read more
  • Confucius Institute for Scotland – Edinburgh Zoo’s Giant Lanterns of China Festival

    This winter Edinburgh Zoo is alive with the glow of bright, multi-coloured lanterns in the shape of Chinese and Scottish mythical and real creatures.  The Confucius Institute for Scotland is partnering with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) for this season’s Giant Lanterns of China festival.   It runs on select evenings from November 16 to February 17.  The lanterns are carefully designed ... Read more
  • Chinese New Year Concert 9 February 2019

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  • 2019 Edinburgh Official Chinese New Year Concert

    The Asian Association of Commerce, Culture and Education in Europe (AACCEE) is delighted again to present the 2019 Chinese New Year Concert in the Usher Hall on the 9th of February. The Chinese New Year, known as the Spring Festival in China, will be celebrated on stage by the Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra and some outstanding ... Read more
  • Ten Week Evening Chinese Calligraphy Class – from Tuesday 15 January 2019

    Discover the ancient art of calligraphy using the traditional Chinese brush and ink combination that has been in use for thousands of years. The ten week course runs from Tuesday evening 15 January to 2 April, with no classes on 19 and 26 February and will be led by Chi Zhang, the Institute’s experienced calligraphy teacher. ... Read more
  • Edinburgh Chinese Choir Concert 2nd December 2018

    Edinburgh Chinese Choir (ECC) was formed in 2011 by a group of music loving amateurs. By performing traditional and popular Chinese songs, they aim to add taste of Chinese cultural heritage to Edinburgh’s rich diversity of cultures, and to promote friendship and understanding through music. ECC has performed at Edinburgh Mela in 2012, 2013, and 2014. ... Read more
  • A View Through Our Window – The Charms of Chinese Latticework 6 December 2-3pm

    Speak of windows, what kind of image pops into your mind? Transparent and bright? Or stained and classical? Has it ever occurred to you that there are wooden lattices covered by a sheet of paper and intriguing stories behind each and every window pattern? Have you ever thought of windows as works of art rather ... Read more