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UCD CII Hosts Galway Spring Chinese Culture Event

In News By Super User / May 16, 2018

The UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) and its Confucius Classroom located in the Galway Education Centre hosted the Chinese Cultural Experience Day at the Galway Eyre Square Centre on May 5, 2018. The event showcased Chinese songs, hu lu si and gu zheng (unique Chinese music instruments) performance, tea ceremony, paper-cut, Chinese calligraphy, chess, Chinese knots, face painting, ink-blowing painting, and Chinese ancient costumes. Led by CII Co-director Mr Zhang Wei, the team conjured up a fascinating cultural feast for the Galway residents. Read more

Wuxi Municipal Delegation Visits UCD and Signs Agreement for Overseas Talent Recruitment Centre

In News By Super User / May 4, 2018

The Wuxi Municipal Delegation, headed by the Director of Wuxi Municipal Talent Affairs Leadership Group Mr Maosong Lin, visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) on May 1. Dr Liming Wang, Director of UC CII, and Mr Wei Zhang, Co-Director of CII, received the visitors. Read more

The Irish Final of 17th ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese Proficiency Competition for College School Students Successfully Held in Dublin

In News By Super User / Apr 13, 2018

The Irish Final of 17th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students took place in the Hotel RIU Plaza The Gresham Dublin on 7 April 2018. Candidate representing UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland took 1st prize on the day. Read more

The 11th ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students Successfully Held in Cork

In News By Super User / Mar 21, 2018

The 11th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students Ireland Qualifiers was held in Cork on March 11th 2018. Sponsored by China’s Hanban, and co-hosted by the education section of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland, UCC Confucius Institute (CI) and the UCC School of Asian Studies, the competition attracted 119 secondary school students from Dublin, Cork, and other cities and regions. Candidates representing the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) took 1st prize on the day. Read more

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar T.D. Pays a Visit to Spring Festival Fair

In News By Super User / Feb 26, 2018

Staff members from UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland actively participated in the Spring Festival Fair in The Chq Building on 24th and 25th February, to celebrate the Year of the Dog with local Irish and Chinese communities.  Read more

2018 Chinese Spring Festival Gala Ireland

In News By Super User / Feb 21, 2018

2018 Chinese Spring Festival Gala Ireland, co-organised by the Embassy of People’s Republic of China to Ireland and UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, was held in the Convention Centre Dublin on February 16th, the Chinese New Year’s Day.   Read more

Professor Liming Wang Delivered a Public Lecture on the Belt and Road Initiative

In News By Super User / Feb 5, 2018

The 34th Confucius PhD Forum and the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) Public Lecture Series took place at UCD on December 5, 2017. Professor Liming Wang, Director of the UCD CII and Honorary Chairman of the Confucius PhD Forum, delivered a public lecture on ‘China’s New Silk Initiative: Vision, Actions and Implications for Ireland. Mr Ken Duggan, Chairman of the Ireland China Institute (ICI, soon-to-be-established) hosted the event, with an audience of around 200 representatives from the political, business and academic arenas. Read more

A Chinese Cultural Experience Celebrated Before Christmas

In News By Super User / Dec 4, 2017

A Chinese cultural experience event took place in the Galway Shopping Centre on December 26, 2017. Teachers of the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) and its Confucius Classroom in the Galway Education Centre showcased paper cut, calligraphy, Chinese knots, facepaint, musical instruments, Tai chi,singingand dancing. The event offered the Galway people a cultural feast. Read more

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