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OzAsia Festival Begins + New Nihao Mate Episode

gulangyu, china

Welcome to our Fortnightly Roundup. It's finally that time of year again with OzAsia Festival launching this Thursday, October 21... 

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OzAsia Festival arrives this month

Xiamen China

Welcome to our fortnightly roundup and welcome also to a new month. A signature event for the year, the OzAsia Festival, begins in just a matter of weeks. We will be participating in workshops on Sunday 24 October during the Moon Lantern Trail, an extended 4-day version of the previous 1 night Moon Lantern Parade. You can read more about this under Community Events inside...

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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival + New workshops announced

chinese lantern

The Mid-Autumn Festival is held on September 21 this year. To celebrate, yesterday we hosted a special Chinese Conversation Corner where participants learned how to make Mooncakes. We have also been supporting various university celebrations for the festival with traditional Chinese music performances...

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Plenty of exciting things coming up at CI

The Great Wall in Autumn

Welcome to this week's Fortnightly Roundup. Over the next month, we have many exciting things for you to look forward to such as new language and culture youtube episodes, a special Chinese Conversation Corner learning how to make mooncakes, and school holiday workshops teaching Taichi and Chinese Painting... 

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Registration closing soon for several programs and events

qingdao, china

Welcome to this week's Fortnightly Roundup. Our Chinese Conversation Corner has now been running back on campus for a couple of weeks and it's fantastic to see everyone again face-to-face. We look forward to seeing more of you in the coming weeks. Our team have also been busy preparing several new language and culture videos which we hope to release over the coming weeks so keep an eye out for those! A reminder it's your last chance to register for...

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New events announced in the Aus-China space

Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province

Welcome to this week's Fortnightly Roundup. Last week, we had our first Chinese Conversation Corner for the semester. Although it was delivered online due to Covid restrictions, we were glad to see many old and new friends join us, sharing stories and practicing Chinese together. This week, our Chinese Conversation Corner returned to campus. There are also quite a few new events coming up over the next few months. Of particular interest to readers may be the Elder Conservatorium's String Whispers Erhu Concert, the Chinese Language Teachers of SA State Conference and the OzAsia Festival which has now officially launched its 2021 program. More information on all this and more can be found inside...

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Chinese Conversation Corner returns, week 1 to run online

Nanjing, China

Welcome to this week's Fortnightly Roundup. We write to you from the comfort of our home offices and hope you are all keeping safe and well. As you may be aware, all staff at the Confucius Institute and wider university are currently working from home. Next week we had planned to launch the 2nd semester of Chinese Conversation Corner with new days and locations...

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New events and programs happening around SA in the Aus-China space

image china lake

Welcome to this week's Fortnightly Roundup. We are now officially in the second half of 2021! This week our team was out supporting the local community language school..,

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Children's school holiday workshops are on again

zongzi dumpling photo

These July school holidays we will again be holding two free workshops. The two workshops on offer are mask painting and traditional Chinese painting...

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Chinese Language Courses on offer run by PACE

Jiming Temple in Nanjing

PACE will be resuming its short-term language programs, with two courses on offer for beginners of Chinese at a moderate or intensive pace.......

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