• CII 10 Years Anniversary Celebration

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    The 2016 Chinese Bridge Competition for Irish third level students will be held on 16thApril 2016 Read more

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Latest News


Apply Your Knowledge and Excel in Your Subject Area —a Workshop with Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Master Mr Fangming Liu

In News By Super User / Nov 29, 2016

The UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and UCD Students Union co-hosted a unique Chinese calligraphy and landscape painting workshop on November 11th, 2016. The event was sponsored by the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland. Read more

UCD Media Services Holds Photography Workshop for UCD Confucius Institute Staff

In News By Super User / Nov 11, 2016

UCD Media Services held a photography workshop for UCD Confucius Institute staff on November 11th, 2016. The workshop was hosted by Vincent Hoban, UCD art lecturer and well-known photographer.  Mr Xiaochuang Wu, First Secretary of the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland attended the event, along with staff of the UCD Confucius Institute and photography aficionados. Read more

Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences’ Delegation Headed by Prof Zhao’an Zhang Visit UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / Nov 3, 2016

Prof Zhao’an Zhang, Vice President of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), Dr Jianxun Chen, Director of the Applied Economy Research Institute of the SASS visited UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (UCD CII) on November 3rd. Prof Liming Wang, Director of UCD CII and Prof Yongqiang Cai, Co-Director of the Institute received the guests. This was a follow-up visit after the signing of the MoU between Prof Xinhui Yu, Party Secretary of SASS and Prof Andrew Deeks, President of UCD in Shanghai on October 28th.  Both parties discussed possible collaborations and exchanges under the framework of the MoU. Read more

UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland 10th Anniversary One-Week Celebration Widely Acclaimed

In News By Super User / Sep 30, 2016

With the popular Chinese folk song Jasmine and the enchanting violin concerto Butterfly Lovers, the UCD Confucius Institute 10th Anniversary Celebration was officially launched on September 24th 2016. The joint performance of the Renmin University Chamber Ensemble and the UCD Symphony Orchestra turned the night into a celebration of Chinese and western music, with such well-known pieces as My Hometown Palermo, Love on the land, A Tune of Homesickness and In the Hopeful Field. His Excellency Dr Yue Xiaoyong, Chinese Ambassador to Ireland, Professor Jin Nuo, Chairperson of Renmin University Council, Professor Andrew Deeks, President of UCD and 500 other guests attended the event. Director General of Hanban, Madam Xu Lin’s letter of congratulations was read at the beginning of the concert. Read more

2016-2017 Dublin Children’s Confucius Class Resumed

In News By Super User / Sep 11, 2016

Dublin Children’s Confucius Class welcomed nearly 160 new students on September 10th 2016. The new academic year saw 12 classes offering accurate grouping and systematic teaching based on children’s ages and Chinese levels. While teaching the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, the classes incorporate Chinese culture, traditions and talents in their teaching to create a relaxing and happy environment as well as excellent teaching and learning experience.   Read more

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