Events of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

10 Years Anniversary Celebration

In Events By Super User / Sep 14, 2016

UCD CII has organised a programme of cultural and academic events to mark our first   decade in Ireland. The celebrations will take place across various sites on the UCD Belfield   campus during the final week of September 2016.   Overview of Events   Saturday   24th September   3.30pm   Welcome Reception (light refreshments served)   Gardiner Atrium, Sutherland School of Law   4.00pm   New Building Presentation   A&L Goodbody Theatre, Sutherland School of Law   4.45pm   10 Year Anniversary Exhibition   O’Reilly Hall   5.30pm   Banquet   O’Reilly Hall Conservatory   7.30pm   Sino-Irish Concert with the RUC Chamber Ensemble and the UCD Symphony Orchestra   OʼReilly Hall   Monday   26th September   5.15pm   Chinese Food Tasting and Styling Demonstration   UCD Student Centre   6.30pm   Chinese Movie Night   Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)   UCD Cinema   Tuesday   27th September   6.00pm   Welcome Reception (light refreshments served)   Zone 5, O’Brien Centre for Science   6.30pm   Book Launch   Doing Business with China: The Irish Advantage and Challenge   Zone 5, O’Brien Centre for Science   7.30pm   Wine and Canapé Reception   Zone 5, O’Brien Centre for Science   Wednesday   28th September   5.30pm   Welcome Reception (light refreshments served)   Zone 5, O’Brien Centre for Science   6.00pm   Irish Association of Chinese Teaching (IACT) AGM   Launch of Teaching Pack on Chinese Culture & Language for Transition Year (Second   Edition)   Lynch Theatre, O’Brien Centre for Science   Thursday   29th September   4.00pm   Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Workshop   H2.40 ALE Science Hub, O’Brien Centre for Science   6.00pm   Confucius Public Lecture   US-China Relations: Opportunities and Challenges   Professor Canrong Jin, Renmin University of China in conjunction with Confucius PhD   Forum   L024 Mason Hayes & Curran Theatre, Sutherland School of Law   Friday   30th September   7.00pm   Chinese Movie Night   Mulan (1998)   UCD Cinema   7.00pm   Wine and Canapé Reception   O’Reilly Hall Conservatory   7.30pm   Chinese Folk Art, International Tour   O’Reilly Hall

2016 Chinese Bridge Competition for Irish College Students Saturday 16thApril 2016

In Events By Super User / Mar 31, 2016

2016 Chinese Bridge Competition for Irish College Students  Saturday 16thApril 2016   The 2016 Chinese Bridge Competition for Irish third level students will be held on 16thApril 2016. The competition offers a platform for learning Chinese for students from all over the world, a platform to demonstrate their Chinese skills and share their learning experience with others. The competition aims to encourage the efforts in learning and understanding Chinese language and culture. The competition is organised by the Education Section of the Embassy of The People’s Republic of China in Ireland and hosted by the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and the Irish Institute for Chinese Studies.   Theme: Dreams Enlighten the Future Venue: Radisson Blu Royal HotelDublin, Golden Lane, Dublin 8 Time: 10.00-16.30, 16thApril 2016 Requirements of the contestant: 18 to 30 years of age; non-Chinese nationals; non-native Chinese speakers; third level students; not an award recipient in last year’s Chinese Bridge competition. (Note: Contestants usually represent their native countries, unless an agreement is made to state that he/she may represent other counties.) The Competition Focus is on: 1) Chinese language proficiency 2) Knowledge of China 3) Chinese cultural skills 4) Learning ability Programme: 1. The competition has 3 parts: 1)  Speech Contest in Chinese 2)  Chinese Arts Performance Contest 3)  Contest on the knowledge of China, Chinese language and culture 2. The competition has 2 rounds: 1) In the first round, all participants will give a one-minute speech in Chinese, a one-minute Chinese-themed talent show, the aforementioned two parts will gain 50% and 50% respectively in grading. Afterwards all participants will participate in a short contest on their knowledge of China,the Q & A results will be used as a reference of the total score. Eight participants will be selected to enter the second round of the competition in the afternoon of the same day. 2) In the second round (final), each participant is expected to give a speech in Chinese and perform a Chinese-themed talent show. Both parts are graded equally. The speech should be approximately3 minutes long, the talent show should last from 3 to 5 minutes. Prizes: All participants will be awarded with certificates or awards according to their performances. l  No. of 1st Prizes: 1 l  No. of 2nd Prizes: 2 l  No. of3rd Prizes: 3 l  No. of Special Commendation Prizes: 2 l  No. of Talent & Knowledge Prizes: Several Schedule: Close of applications: 8thApril 2016, Friday Date of competition: 16thApril 2016, Saturday Competition Committee: Chairman: Prof. Liming Wang Secretaries: Prof. Yongqiang Cai, Dr.Yupeng Liu Committee Office: UCD Confucius Institute Email: \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Contact:ZhuoLi Email: \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone:087 721 8819

Spring Festival Gala 2016

In Events By Super User / Feb 18, 2016

Spring Festival Gala February 18th, 2016 This year, 2016, is the Year of the Monkey, and the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, in conjunction with the Chinese Embassy will be hosting a Spring Festival Gala in the Convention Centre Dublin on February 18th.  Please join us for the celebration from 7:00pm to 9:30pm. The Spring Festival Gala, to celebrate the Chinese New Year, has become a popular annual event and a showcase for cultural diversity, which provides us with an opportunity to demonstrate traditional Chinese culture as well as to celebrate the Chinese New Year with both Irish and Chinese. We are delighted to present this event with special guest appearance by China National Opera and Dance Drama Theatre Opera Troupe whilst the students from UCD Confucius Institute will also perform in the Gala. Furthermore, the acoustics in the Convention Centre should enhance this special performance. Admission is free. The tickets will be available for collection on a “first come, first serve” basis since February 8th from our Institute. If you have any other inquiries, please contact \n This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 017163000 for further information.

17th Oct 2015: Chinese Test

In Events By Super User / Oct 17, 2015

There will be some Chinese Tests held on  2015  at UCD Confucius Institute.   Read more

1st October 2015:28th Confucius PhD Students Forum

In Events By Super User / Oct 1, 2015

Hereby we are delighted to invite you to attend to the 28th Confucius PhD Students Forum, which will be held at 18:00 pm on this Thursday, October 1, 2015 in Theatre 1 in UCD Newman Building, University College Dublin .  Read more

26th Sep 2015:Confucius Institute Day

In Events By Super User / Sep 26, 2015

To celebrate the 11th anniversary of the Confucius Institute, the Confucius Institute Headquarters has decided to hold a 'Confucius Institute Day' event at all the Confucius Institutes around the world this September.  Read more

9th Sep 2015:A public lecture on 'Chinese Traditional Medicine and Chinese Philosophy'

In Events By Super User / Sep 9, 2015

UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland invites you to a public lecture on 'Chinese Traditional Medicine and Chinese Philosophy' by Professor Xu Jialu, Social Activist, Professor of Linguist at Beijing Normal University. 5pm - 7pm, Wednesday 9 September 2015, Lynch Theatre H1.37 Science Hub, UCD Belfield  Read more

1st July: 2015 Summer Camp in Beijing

In Events By Super User / Jul 1, 2015

UCD CII now offers an opportunity for the Irish secondary school students to attend 2015 Summer Camp in Beijing. This program is sponsored by Hanban and organized by CII. Read more

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