Confucius Institute Image Gallery 2012

Price of War Opening

Price of War Launch

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.

Chinese Tea Appreciation Lunch

Chinese Tea Appreciation Lunch

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.

Lotus Moon: Shu-Cheen Yu Gala Concert

Lotus moon

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 Film Screening and Q & A with the Film Director

Ochre screening

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.

Golden Koala Chinese Film Forum

Film forum

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).

History of Chinese cuisine

Lecture theatre thumb

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.