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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar T.D. Pays a Visit to Spring Festival Fair

In News By Super User / Feb 26, 2018

Staff members from UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland actively participated in the Spring Festival Fair in The Chq Building on 24th and 25th February, to celebrate the Year of the Dog with local Irish and Chinese communities.  Read more

2018 Chinese Spring Festival Gala Ireland

In News By Super User / Feb 21, 2018

2018 Chinese Spring Festival Gala Ireland, co-organised by the Embassy of People’s Republic of China to Ireland and UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, was held in the Convention Centre Dublin on February 16th, the Chinese New Year’s Day.   Read more

Professor Liming Wang Delivered a Public Lecture on the Belt and Road Initiative

In News By Super User / Feb 5, 2018

The 34th Confucius PhD Forum and the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) Public Lecture Series took place at UCD on December 5, 2017. Professor Liming Wang, Director of the UCD CII and Honorary Chairman of the Confucius PhD Forum, delivered a public lecture on ‘China’s New Silk Initiative: Vision, Actions and Implications for Ireland. Mr Ken Duggan, Chairman of the Ireland China Institute (ICI, soon-to-be-established) hosted the event, with an audience of around 200 representatives from the political, business and academic arenas. Read more

A Chinese Cultural Experience Celebrated Before Christmas

In News By Super User / Dec 4, 2017

A Chinese cultural experience event took place in the Galway Shopping Centre on December 26, 2017. Teachers of the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) and its Confucius Classroom in the Galway Education Centre showcased paper cut, calligraphy, Chinese knots, facepaint, musical instruments, Tai chi,singingand dancing. The event offered the Galway people a cultural feast. Read more

Fudan University Executive Vice President Yonghao Gui’s Visit to UCD CII

In News By ciiadmin / Sep 11, 2017

UCD CII Director Dr Liming Wang warmly received the Fudan University delegation headed by its Executive Vice President Yonghao Gui on September 8th. The other delegates in attendance were Director of Fudan University Foreign Affairs Office Wen Chen, Deputy Director of Fudan University Confucius Institute Office Lin Li and Director of Fudan University Medical School Office Rong Wu. Read more

2017-2018 Dublin Children’s Confucius Class Resumed

In News By ciiadmin / Sep 11, 2017

The 2017-2018 Dublin Children’s Confucius Class welcomed nearly 260 current and new students on September 9, 2017. The new academic year offers 19 classes, including 12 all-Chinese classes and 7 bilingual classes based on students’ Chinese levels; the classes are divided into junior and senior groups based on their ages. Read more

2017 U.K. and Ireland Confucius Institutes Conference Held Successfully in UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland

In News By Super User / Sep 27, 2017

The 2017 U.K. and Ireland Confucius Institutes Conference was successfully held in UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland on September 23rd. Along with the 100 representatives from over 30 U.K. and Irish Confucius Institutes were Chinese Ambassador H.E. Dr. Yue Xiaoyong, Deputy Director-General of Hanban and Deputy Chief Executive of Confucius Institute Headquarters P.R. China Mr. Guocheng Zhao, Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. and UCD President Prof Andrew Deeks, who attended the opening ceremony and delivered keynote speeches. Read more

UCD CII 2017 Volunteer Teachers Induction Training Held Successfully

In News By ciiadmin / Aug 29, 2017

Following the arrival of a new group of volunteer Chinese teachers in Dublin on August 20th, 2017 and a nice break, the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland (CII) held a one-week induction training for them. Read more

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