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December 2014
Free Tai Ji class   View Summary
9 December 2014
tai ji classWe 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.
Free Chinese Painting Trial Class   View Summary
9 December 2014
Chinese Traditional Painting classesTrial our Chinese Traditional Painting classes with our popular Chinese painter instructor Franz Cheung.
September 2014
Moon Festival Artist Talk & Moon-Cake Tasting on 9 September   View Summary
2 September 2014
Moon Festival Artist Talk, Moon-Cake TastingOn 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.
August 2014
Come to meet international Pipa virtuoso, Wu Man   View Summary
11 August 2014
Wu ManOn 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.
July 2014
An Afternoon with Wu Man    View Summary
28 July 2014
Wu ManOn 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
June 2014
The Confucius Institute welcomes Shanghai delegation   View Summary
11 June 2014
Shanghai DelegationIn 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.
New Exciting Business Chinese Course   View Summary
10 June 2014
Chinese Business CourseThe Institute and China Studies Centre are co-presenting Business Chinese Course for professionals - 12 weeks, starting from Thursday, 24 July 2014.
April 2014
Our popular Chinese Tea Appreciation session is back   View Summary
24 April 2014
Tea AppreciationThe Institute will hold a Chinese Tea Appreciation for Mother's Day on 11 May and 18 May.
Artist talk and Painting demonstration   View Summary
24 April 2014
Artist Talk & Painting DemonstrationOn 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.
March 2014
Study Chinese scholarship opportunity at Shanghai University, China   View Summary
26 March 2014
Group photo in ShanghaiIf 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