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  • The Confucius Institute and the King's School jointly set up a Confucius Classroom[31 March 2015]

    The King's School Confucius Classroom officially launched on 17 March. The partnership will provide opportunities for more King's students to study Chinese language and culture. More

  • Touring Exhibition: Jewish Refugees and Shanghai[31 March 2015]

    An exhibition presenting the objects, letters, and photographs that tell the stories of over 18,000 Jewish refugees who found sanctuary in Shanghai, from the German Third Reich in 1933-1945. More

  • Free Film Screening: 'Blue Sky Bones' by China's godfather of rock music, Cui Jian[30 January 2015]

    Blue Sky Bones

    To celebrate Chinese New Year, the Confucius Institute is presenting the internationally acclaimed film "Blue Sky Bones," followed by a Q & A session on 22 February. More

  • Public talk: Chinese Medicine and Well Being[30 January 2015]

    Dr Zhou

    To celebrate Chinese New Year, we present this free lecture to introduce you to the ancient philosophy and principles of Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture. More

  • Free Chinese Painting Trial Class[9 December 2014]

    Chinese Traditional Painting classes

    Trial our Chinese Traditional Painting classes with our popular Chinese painter instructor Franz Cheung. More

  • Free Tai Ji class[9 December 2014]

    tai ji class

    We constantly receive enquiries about our Tai Ji classes from people who are interested in doing it, but are worried that it may be not the right exercise for them. In response to this, the Institute is going to offer several free trial classes in 2015 for people to try out. More

  • Moon Festival Artist Talk & Moon-Cake Tasting on 9 September[2 September 2014]

    Moon Festival Artist Talk, Moon-Cake Tasting

    On 9 September the Confucius Institute is presenting an artist talk along with a complimentary tea and moon-cake tasting to celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival. More

  • Come to meet international Pipa virtuoso, Wu Man[11 August 2014]

    Wu Man

    On 25 September, Dr Karl Kramer, Dean and Principal of Sydney Conservatorium of Music, will host a Wu Man Pipa workshop where Wu Man will share her experience and knowledge with audiences and Pipa-lovers. More

  • An Afternoon with Wu Man [28 July 2014]

    Wu Man

    On 28 September the Institute and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will present Wu Man in Concert. Wu Man is a Grammy Award-nominated musician and the 2013 Instrumentalist of the Year by Musical America More

  • The Confucius Institute welcomes Shanghai delegation[11 June 2014]

    Shanghai Delegation

    In a sign of strengthening ties between Sydney and Shanghai, the Party Secretary of Shanghai Mr Han Zheng met with Chancellor, Belinda Hutchinson and Vice-Chancellor, Dr Michael Spence on 4 June. The Confucius Institute Board and the student representatives were invited to the meeting. More

  • New Exciting Business Chinese Course[10 June 2014]

    Chinese Business Course

    The Institute and China Studies Centre are co-presenting Business Chinese Course for professionals - 12 weeks, starting from Thursday, 24 July 2014. More

  • Artist talk and Painting demonstration[24 April 2014]

    Artist Talk & Painting Demonstration

    On Tuesday 6 May, the institute will host a public talk and demonstration of freehand brushwork. Our guest speaker professor Huo-Chun Yang is one of China's most renowned freehand brushwork artists. More