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Latest News

Farewell Party for 2015 Outgoing Teachers Held at UCD Confucius Institute

In News By Super User / Jun 29, 2015

On June 26, 2015, all staff from the UCD Confucius Institute gathered together to attend a farewell luncheon for the out going teachers. Read more

China Folk Art Overseas Tour launched by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / May 29, 2015

The China Folk Art Overseas Tour was launched in Ireland, in UCD’s O’Reilly Hall, on May 22, 2015.  Co-hosted by UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, the China Folk Artists Association and Sun Emerald Ireland, the opening leg of this international tour attracted more than 1,000 overseas Chinese and Irish fans. Renowned folk performers including crosstalk artists Jiang Kun and Dai Zhicheng, children’s show host ‘Sister’ Ju Ping and soprano Yin Xiumei delivered a fascinating and highly entertaining audio-visual feast. In attendance were the Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. Xu Jianguo and his wife Ms Ni Jun; UCD President Professor Andrew Deeks and his wife Dr Linda Deeks; as well as members of the local Chinese community. Read more

The 14th 'Chinese Bridge' Chinese Proficiency Competition for Irish College Students a Resounding Success

In News By Super User / Apr 30, 2015

On the 25th of April 2015, the UCD Confucius Institute hosted the Irish Regional Competition of the 14th ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese Proficiency Competition for Irish College Students in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin. More than twenty university student contestants from UCD, DIT, UCC and NUIM, participated in the competition. Also present at the competition were H.E.Mr. Xu Jianguo, the Chinese ambassador to Ireland; Prof. Andrew Deeks, the President of UCD; Mr. Wu Xiaochuang, First Secretary (education) in the Chinese Embassy of Ireland; Prof. Dorothy Kenny, Head of School in the School of Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies at DCU and finally, the Chinese directors of both Confucius Institutes in Ireland. Read more

The UCD CI defends its Championship title in the 8th CHINESE BRIDGE Chinese Proficiency Competition for secondary school students in Ireland

In News By Super User / Apr 25, 2015

On the 18th of April 2015, the Irish regional qualification competition of the 8th Chinese Bridge competition for Secondary school students was successfully held in the UCC Confucius Institute. This event attracted more than 40 Irish Secondary students as contestants. Among the attendees were Nicholas O’ Keeffe, Deputy Mayor of Cork, Patrick Ledwidge, Director of Service, Strategic Planning and Economic Development & Enterprise at Cork City Council, Yang Zhijun, First Secretary (Science and Technology) of the Chinese Embassy to Ireland, Huang Fei, First Secretary (Culture) of the Chinese Embassy to Ireland and Tony Walsh, Principal of Mayfield Community School. Chinese Directors of both Irish Confucius Institutes, UCC and UCD, also attended the competition.  Read more

UCD Confucius Institute held the first working meeting for Confucius Classrooms

In News By Super User / Apr 3, 2015

In order to enhance the communication between the Confucius Institute and affiliated Confucius Classrooms, improve Chinese language and culture teaching as well as serve the local communities, UCD Confucius Institute hosted its first working meeting for Confucius Classrooms on 26th of March, 2016. The total of fifteen people, including directors and teacher representatives from UCD Confucius Institute, principles and coordinators in charge of the Confucius Classrooms, attended the meeting. Read more

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