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Happy Lantern Festival!

rice dumpling soup

Happy Lantern Festival to all our subscribers. Today is the 15th day on the Lunar calendar and it holds a special meaning for Chinese families...

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The Lunar New Year celebrations continue Saturday

Lunar new year street party poster

The Lunar New Year celebrations continue this Saturday with the annual Chinatown street party on Gouger Street from 11:30 am - 9:30 pm. We will have a stall featuring calligraphy and a quiz where participants can win prizes for correctly answering questions. There will also be other activities, delicious food and entertainment. There is something for the whole family so be sure to come along and immerse yourself in the cultural festivities. 

A reminder also our Children's Chinese Poetry Class and Chinese Conversation Corner will resume shortly. Further information on these two programs can be found below

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Happy Lunar New Year 2021

lunar new year banner

We would firstly like to wish all those who are celebrating the Lunar New Year a happy, safe and prosperous year of the Ox... 
 

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Last Friday Roundup for 2020, wishing you all a lovely holiday break

xmas card

Welcome to the last Friday Roundup for 2020. Thank you to everyone who has supported us throughout the year, either by attending our events, engaging in our online content, or even by simply reading this newsletter each week...

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Welcome to December and the 2nd to last Friday Roundup for the year

shanghai at christmas

Welcome to the first Friday Roundup of December, and the second to last Roundup of the year. Thank you to everyone who registered for our public webinar. Unfortunately, we had to postpone this event, but keep an eye out for a new date which will be announced early next year. A reminder that the university will be closed from the 18th of December, reopening on the 11th of January. If you have any queries please contact us before then. 

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Don't Miss out! Registrations closing soon for the public webinar Dec 1.

Nanjing

Welcome to this week's Friday Roundup, the last one for November! This year, despite its many challenges and obstacles, has still flown by just as quickly. The relationship between Australia and China has also faced its own challenges, and if you are an entrepreneur or run a business which deals with China, or is looking to expand its market into China, be sure to register for our public webinar, presented together with The Faculty of Arts at the University of Adelaide and the Australia China Youth Association Adelaide. China Strategist, Leonie McKeon, and Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies, Dr Gerry Groot, will discuss the opportunities and best approaches for businesses and entrepreneurs to enter the China market post-COVID. Further information inside...

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Public Talk announced for December

Lugu Lake Yunan

We are excited to announce this year's public talk with China Educated Strategist Leonie McKeon in conversation with Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies at the University of Adelaide, Dr Gerry Groot. The topic of conversation will be on the opportunities to enter the China market post-COVID...

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The last Friday Roundup for October and the beginning of the Lucky Dumpling Markets!

Hunan's Fenghuang (Phoenix) Ancient Town,

Welcome to the last Friday Roundup of October. The year is drawing to a close, but we still have a few more activities and events coming up, be sure to keep an eye out in the coming weeks. Although we greatly missed the OzAsia festival this year, it's exciting the see the Lucky Dumpling Markets are still on and will be opening tonight! 

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Mid-Autumn Festival activities wrap up for another year

YADING LAKE SICHUAN

Today officially wraps up a busy Mid-Autumn Festival period for us here at the Confucius Institute. Just released this morning was a Lantern Making Workshop in partnership with OzAsia Festival. More information can be found below, along with information about an exciting talk coming up as part of their 'OzAsia Talks' series this year. It is fantastic to see so much still happening despite the festival not being held in the same capacity. We can't wait to see what 2021 looks like for OzAsia Festival!

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Online Lantern Making Workshop for OzAsia Festival

moon lantern parade dragon

Presented together with OzAsia Festival, join us from home or your classroom for a digital lantern making workshop by artist Paula Gallagher.

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