Events of UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and official advice of the Irish Government and Health Service Executive, the 2020 "Chinese Bridge" competition in Ireland that was initially scheduled in April 2020 had to be postponed. We are conscious that many of you would like to participate the competition at this time. We are endeavoring to ensure that a virtual platform for the competition can be provided over the coming months. Read more
The 2020 "Chinese Bridge" Irish Sub-contest Area will be held on April 18th 2020 in Dublin, Ireland. It will be hosted by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) and organised by the Education Section of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland, the UCD Confucius Institute and the Irish Institute for Chinese Studies at UCD. This competition aims to provide an opportunity for young college students in Ireland to show their tenents and skills in learning Mandarin and to learn from each other. It is also designed to enhance their enthusiasm and interest in learning Mandarin as well as their understanding of traditional Chinese culture. All of you are warmly welcomed to join! Read more
Sponsored by UCD Confucius Institute. Hosted by Loop Table Tennis Dates: 13th/14th/15th March 2020 (Fri/Sat/Sun) Over €4,000 in cash prizes! Top international players! Players of all levels are welcome to participate or just come to watch and support the event! Numbers are limited, so enter early to secure your place. Read more
NOTICE: Due to local travel restrictions in China, the headline performance group at the Spring Festival Gala Ireland 2020 is advised against any non-essential travel. The show is now cancelled. We apologies for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience while we are working on the fastest resolution to refund tickets. This should take between 2-4 working days.
The 2019 Chinese Bridge Competition for Irish college students will be held on 14th April, 2019. The competition offers a platform for university students all over the world to demonstrate their Chinese skills and share their Chinese learning experience with others. The competition is aimed to increase Chinese learners’ enthusiasm to study and understand more about Chinese language and culture. The competition is organized by the Confucius Institute Headquarters（Hanban）and present by the Education Section of the Embassy of The People’s Republic of China in Ireland, the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland and the Irish Institute for Chinese Studies at UCD. Read more
Public Lecture on International Chinese Teaching and Launch of ‘Teaching Pack for the Short Course in Chinese Language and Culture’ Monday 28 MAY William Fry Theatre, UCD Sutherland School of Law, Belfield Programme 17:30-18:30 Registration (Chinese teaching materials viewing & Chinese buffet) 18:30-18:40 Welcome address by Professor Liming Wang, the Director of Irish Institute for Chinese Studies at UCD & UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland. 18:40-19:00 Launch of the ‘The Teaching Pack for the Short Course in Chinese Language and Culture’. 19:00-20:00 Topic: ‘Teaching Chinese Language as a Foreign Language: Characters (汉字) Based Teaching Methodology’. Speaker: Professor Joël Bellassen (白乐桑), President of the European Association of Chinese Teaching (EACT) 20:00-21:00 Topic: ‘The New Teaching Methodology: PTE in Teaching Words’. Speaker: Dr Mingfang Li (李明芳), Principal Lecturer in Chinese, Regent's University London 21:00 Event ends. Please REGISTER your attendence https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/public-lecture-on-international-chinese-teaching-tickets-46103479749