Confucius Institute Image Gallery 2012
On 26 July, the Confucius Institute launched The Price of War arts exhibition, in partnership with the Chinalink Gallery. The exhibition aims to promote cultural tolerance and world peace.
Due to popular demand, the Confucius Institute hosted a Chinese Tea Appreciation Lunch on 15 July at the Zensation Tea House in Surry Hills. 22 participants were treated three delicious teas: Hibiscus Blossom Tea, White Peony Tea and Milky Oolong Tea, plus a yummy dim sum lunch. Raymond Liang, the owner of the Zensation Tea House, also demonstrated how to appreciate and make a nice cup of tea.
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Australia and China, the Confucius Institute and Sydney Conservatorium of Music co-presented Lotus Moon: Shu-Cheen Yu Gala Concert on 27 May 2012 at Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Ochre and Ink is a documentary film about the extraordinary story of Chinese-Australian artist Zhou Xiaoping and his inspiring but sometimes controversial collaboration with Aboriginal artists in remote Arnhem Land over 23 years.
At this free public forum, Chinese and Australian filmmakers discussed the art of filmmaking. The forum was jointly organised by The University of Sydney Confucius Institute, Chinese Film Festival Inc (CFFI) and Australian Directors Guild (ADG).
This talk covered the development and characteristics of eight regional cuisines of China, surprising historical cross influences with Western cuisines and tales of famous creators of Chinese dishes.