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September 2012
Experience Chinese Culture with the Confucius Institute   View Summary
14 September 2012
Chinese Culture CoursesThe Confucius Institute offers high quality Chinese culture courses.
August 2012
Free: Kung Fu Workshops in September   View Summary
22 August 2012
Kung Fu WorkshopBack by popular demand, the Confucius Institute offers free Kung Fu Workshops in September.
In Country Programs   View Summary
22 August 2012
In Country ProgramsThe Confucius Institute offers intensive Chinese language programs at Fudan University - our partner university in Shanghai.
Public Lecture: The Selection of Dalai Lama and its Political, Religious & Social influence in Tibet   View Summary
15 August 2012
The selection of Dalai Lama and its Political, Religious and Social influence in Tibet
July 2012
The Price of War Exhibition   View Summary
26 July 2012
Price of War ExhibitionPresented by Confucius Institute & Chinalink Gallery. 27 July - 26 August 2012.
Chinese Tea Appreciation Lunch Back by Popular Demand   View Summary
15 July 2012
Tea AppreciationLimited places are available. Please book early to avoid disappointment.
June 2012
Public talk: The discovery of "popular rhapsody" and its literary significance   View Summary
14 June 2012
The discovery of "popular rhapsody" (俗赋) and its literary significance, by Professor Fu Junlian who is a Professor of Chinese literature at Northwest Normal University, China.
Open Tai Chi Competition 2012   View Summary
9 June 2012
Tai jiTai Chi Association annual Tai Ji Quan competition Saturday 9th June.
May 2012
Free: Chinese Culture Trial Classes   View Summary
28 May 2012
Martial Arts ClassOur Chinese culture trial classes are held on 1 July 2012.
Lotus Moon: Shu-Cheen Yu Gala Concert   View Summary
27 May 2012
Shu Cheen YuEnjoy an enchanting evening with Chinese folk and art songs, co-presented by the Confucius Institute and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Experience Chinese Culture with the Confucius Institute   View Summary
16 May 2012
Calligraphy classFollow the link for course details and registration.
Public Lecture: My Music Journey   View Summary
15 May 2012
Shu Cheen YuIn this public talk, Shu-Cheen Yu will talk about her life as a performer from a Chinese opera/folk singer transforming into a Western opera singer.
Studying in a global city: Shanghai   View Summary
7 May 2012
The Bund ShanghaiOn May 7 Fudan University, the partner university of the Confucius Institute, will hold an information day at the University of Sydney.
Ochre and Ink Film Screening and Q & A   View Summary
3 May 2012
Ochre and InkOchre and Ink is a documentary film about the extraordinary story of Chinese-Australian artist Zhou Xiaoping and his inspiring collaboration with Aboriginal artists in remote Arnhem Land over 23 years.
March 2012
Learn basic Kung Fu movements and self-defence techniques   View Summary
19 March 2012
Fitness stoneChinese Martial Arts Course starting from 22 March. Enrol Now!
February 2012
Ochre and Ink on ABC 1 February 21   View Summary
21 February 2012
Ochre and InkThe Nirvana Films documentary film 'Ochre and Ink' will be broadcast on ABC1 on the Artscape program at 10 pm on Tuesday 21 February 2012.
Free Sydney China Diary   View Summary
20 February 2012
Sydney China DiaryWe have produced the free 2012 Sydney China Diary and website to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and China.
New Chinese classes open at all levels   View Summary
20 February 2012
Chinese classThe new Basic Chinese language program offered by the Centre for Continuing Education and the Confucius Institute includes classes for beginners and for people with background knowledge of Chinese language.
2012 Golden Koala Chinese Film Forum   View Summary
6 February 2012
Film forumAt this free public forum, Chinese and Australian film makers will compare and contrast the art of film making in China and Australia.
Kung Fu Workshop for Youth   View Summary
4 February 2012
Kung Fu classLearn basic kung fu movements at this one-hour workshop for people between 14 and 24 years old.
Public talk: History of Chinese cuisine   View Summary
1 February 2012
Chinese cuisine lecturePublic lecture on the development and characteristics of China's eight regional cuisines.