Congratulations to the Institute`s Chinese calligraphy and brush painting teacher Chi Zhang MSC BA, whose Chinese brush painting artwork has been selected for Visual Arts Scotland 2012 Annual Exhibition in the Royal Scottish Academy.
Two guest lectures will be given at Edinburgh Zoo Prof Natascha Gentz Confucius Institute for Scotland Director, and by Dr Felix Boeking from the University of Edinburgh as part of the programme of special events to mark Chinese New Year.
Friday 10th February will see the first Chinese Conversation and Cultural Corner (CCCC) of 2012 take place at the Confucius Institute`s Abden House premises.
January saw five new teachers of Chinese as a foreign language from Fudan University join the Institute`s team.
Drop into the David Hume Tower basement this Friday 3 Feb for the 1430 showing this week`s free film which will be King of the Children (Chen Kaige, 1988) The New York Times review of King of the Children provides the summary below `Set during the twilight of the Cultural Revolution, Chen...