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The Confucius Institute complements its Chinese language and culture courses with other inspirational events. They include flagship annual concerts, public talks, workshops, scholarships and study tours.


We run a number of events throughout the year. Find out more about what's coming up below. To be informed of future events, sign up to our newsletter.

If you're in the mood to join the Lunar New Year celebration spirit, check out the Australian National Maritime Museum's latest exhibition On Sharks & Humanity (from now until 2 June 2019). The Confucius Institute proudly supports this thought-provoking exhibition about shark protection showcasing work from some of China’s leading contemporary artists.

To celebrate Lunar New Year, there are tours in Mandarin four times a day, from now until 28 February.