General News

  • 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

  • Our popular Chinese Tea Appreciation session is back[24 April 2014]

    Tea Appreciation

    The Institute will hold a Chinese Tea Appreciation for Mother's Day on 11 May and 18 May. More

  • Study Chinese scholarship opportunity at Shanghai University, China[26 March 2014]

    Group photo in Shanghai

    If you enrol in our Chinese Language courses by 6 April, you could win a scholarship to study Chinese at Shanghai University from 14 July to 10 August 2014 More

  • Sydney Ideas: Getting Ready for the Asian Century[3 December 2013]

    China Culture Study Tour

    'Asian Century' has been become a buzz word in the past couple of years but not many people have discovered the winning strategies on how to stay one step ahead and put their business on the map. As part of the annual City of Sydney's Chinese New Year Festival program, the Institute and Sydney Ideas will co-host 'Public Talk: Getting Ready for the Asian Century' on 11 February 2014. More

  • China Culture Study Tour[3 December 2013]

    China Culture Study Tour

    11 lucky students from the University of Sydney will walk the Great Wall and other famous Chinese historical and cultural sites this December. More

  • Win Passes to the Sydney Festival Lao Qiang Concert [3 December 2013]

    Sydney Festival Lao Qiang Concert

    The Institute is proud to co-present the Zhang Family Band's Lao Qiang concerts next January, in partnership with the Sydney Festival. More

  • Learn Chinese in Sydney[3 September 2013]

    Learn Chinese

    The Confucius Institute and the Centre for continuing Education have combined their strength and resources to offer a highly structured Chinese language program. More

  • Sydney Ideas Public lecture series: In conversation with Pipa Virtuoso Wu Man[3 September 2013]

    Wu Man

    The Confucius Institute and Sydney Ideas will co-present Rory Jeffes, the CEO of the Sydney Symphony in conversation with Wu Man on 29 October at the Law Foyer, the Law Building. Named '2013 Musician of the Year' by Musical America, Wu Man is recognized as the world's premier Pipa virtuoso and a leading ambassador of Chinese music. More