Cultural Events Archive

  • CIS sponsors Historical Chinese Sculptures Study Day at National Museum of Scotland

    The Confucius Institute for Scotland is delighted to be sponsoring the Historical Chinese Sculptures and the Ann Paludan archive study day at the National Museum of Scotland on Saturday 30th March, 2019 For details please see: Ann Paludan study day flyer – Mar 2019
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  • From Shanghai With Love – Fabulous Fashion Show in Edinburgh

    Audiences were captivated by a fantastic display of Chinese Qipao dresses at the sell-out fashion show and exhibition From Shanghai with Love.   This was a unique 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe event organised by the Donghua Edinburgh Centre for Creative Industries. It is a collaboration between the Shanghai International College of Fashion and Innovation (SCF) at ...
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  • From Shanghai with Love:
    Fashion Show/Exhibition 24-25.08

    After the sold-out success of 2017, Donghua Edinburgh Centre for Creative Industries is set to return Edinburgh Fringe this year. Join us in the stunning Playfair Library on either Friday 24th or Saturday 25th August for this combined exhibition and fashion show.  Discover elegant, enduring and electrifying Qipao fashion, Shanghai Style, through the ages and ...
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  • The Red Heroine at Hippfest Bo’ness Saturday 23 March

    For the fourth year our Institute is supporting Hippfest – Scotland’s only festival dedicated to silent cinema with world-class music, red carpet glamour, and rarely-seen silent era films. Taking place in the retro surroundings of the Hippodrome, Bo’ness. SATUYDAY 23 March 2019: 15.30 UK Premiere The Red Heroine £10 | £8 conc. The oldest surviving Chinese martial arts film, featuring Fan Xuepeng ...
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  • Free: Chinese Films on Fridays January – April 2020

    Join us if you can for the regular programme of Chinese Films on Friday.  All films screened have sub-titles.  Viewing from 2pm-Screening Room, Room G04,  50 George Square, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9LH. Our Free Films on Friday programme is curated by Chinese Studies senior lecturer Dr Julian Ward whose core specialism is in Chinese literature and film. The ...
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  • Chinese Brush Painting – Birds and Flowers Jan 2018

    In the winter term, apart from our regular evening calligraphy class, we will also run a 5 week day time Chinese brush painting class starts from 24 January 2018 from 10am – 12.30pm. Birds and flowers painting were often used as decorative elements in pottery, appeared in screens and utensils. From Tang dynasty around the 8th and 9th centuries in China until ...
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  • Five Week Calligraphy Course January 2018

    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 starts on 23 January and runs to 20 February and will be led by Chi Zhang, the Institute’s experienced calligraphy teacher. Students will be introduced to the materials of ...
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  • Chinese Films On Friday
    Oct-Dec 2017 2pm

    Join us if you can for the regular programme of Chinese Films on Friday.  All films screened have sub-titles.  Viewing from 2pm-Screening Room, Room G04,  No 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9LH Autumn Term SEPT-DEC 2017 Film DATE China in Revolution 1911-1936 (Documentary) Labourer’s Love (Zhang Shichuan, 1922) Friday 22 September China in Revolution 1937-1949 (Documentary) The Dream of the Western Chamber (Hou Yao, 1927) Friday ...
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