Confucius Institute

2017 Confucius Institute Performance Tour --October 1, 2017
As part of the 2017 Confucius Institute Day Celebration, the Beijing Normal University Student Arts Troupe performed at the Spatz Theatre on October 1, 2017.
2017 Confucius Institute Day Celebration --September 30, 2017
The SMUCI hosted the 2017 Confucius Institute Day celebration in the last weekend of September 2017.
Chinese Summer Camp --August 21 to 25, 2017
The SMUCI hosted the 2017 Chinese Summer Camp from August 21 to 25, 2017.
Tangyuan Making Workshop --August 2, 2017
The SMUCI staff hosted a “Tangyuan Making Workshop” at the Sackville Public Library on August 2, 2017.
Dragon Boat Festival --Jul 8, 2017
As a silver sponsor, the SMUCI was invited to the 2017 Dragon Boat Festival to offer variety of fun activities along the lake banook on July 8, 2017.
Canada Day Celebration --July 1, 2017
In partnership with the Pier 21 Museum, staff from the SMUCI offered variety of activities at the Canada Day Celebration on July 1, 2017 to celebrate the 150 anniversary of Canada.
Chinese Paper-cut Workshop at the Sackville Public Library --June 16, 2017
Staff from the SMUCI hosted a “Chinese Paper-cut” workshop at the Sackville Public Library on June 16, 2017.
Chinese Knots Workshop at the Halifax Central Library --June 15, 2017
Staff from the SMUCI hosted a “Chinese Knots” workshop at the Halifax Central Library on June 15, 2017.
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop --May 31, 2017
Staff from the SMUCI hosted a “Chinese Calligraphy” workshop at the Captain William Spry library on May 31, 2017.
Shuttlecock Kicking Workshop --May 24, 2017
Staff from the SMUCI hosted a “Shuttlecock Kicking” workshop at the Captain William Spry Library on May 24, 2017.
Chinese Tea Workshop at SMU --May 24, 2017
Staff from the SMUCI hosted the second “Chinese Tea” workshop for the Wellness session at SMU on May 24, 2017.
Kite Making Workshop --May 18, 2017
Staff from the SMUCI hosted a Kite Making workshop at Captain William Spry library on May 18, 2017.
Opera Facial Painting Workshop --May 14, 2017
Staff from the SMUCI hosted a Peking Opera Facial Mask Painting workshop at Captain William Spry library on May 14, 2017.
2017 Chinese Tea Workshop at Tantallon Library --May 6, 2017
Staff from the SMUCI hosted a Chinese Tea workshop at the Tantallon library on May 6, 2017.
Chinese Clothing Show at Alderney Gate Library March 25, 2017
Due to its popularity, Confucius Institute held another session of Chinese clothing show at Alderney Gate Library on March 25. Many people attended the event with great interest.
Movement and Food Workshop at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 March 25, 2017
A day of learning, activities and fun at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21! The Movement and Food Workshop was conducted on March 17, 2017. Confucius Institute held a Mongolian Dance workshop to teacher Mongolian folk dance in the morning, and a Tang Yuan making workshop in the afternoon.
Tea Workshop for Wellness Talk at SMU March 15, 2017
The Confucius Institute presented on Chinese tea, its history, culture and health benefits, for the Wellness Talk on March 15 at St. Mary's University.
Chinese Traditional Clothing Show at Central Library March 9, 2017
Chinese Traditional Clothing fashion show and folk dances at central library in Halifax. A rich cultural event that introduced traditional fashion of China!
Paper Cut Workshop at Bedford Public Library February 19, 2017
Staff from the SMUCI hosted a Chinese Paper-cuts workshop at the Bedford Public library on February 19, 2017.
Halifax South Guides Mandarin Club Visit February 17, 2017
Staff from the SMUCI designed and held a 2-hour program for the 4th Halifax South Guides on February 16, 2017. 8 girls between 8 to 12 years old along with 4 adult leaders attended the program at SMU and learned about Chinese language and culture.
Chinese Tea Workshop at Cole Harbour Library January 31, 2017
The Institute hosted a Chinese Tea Workshop at Cole Harbour Public Library in the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017.
2017 Spring Festival Gathering @ Saint Mary University January 27, 2017
More than 70 people participated in the 2017 Spring Festival Gathering held on January 27, 2017 at the Student Union Center at Saint Mary's University to celebration Chinese New Year together.
2017 Chinese New Year Celebration at Pier 21 January 21, 2017
A fun-filled day of workshops, performances, and activities about traditions and Lunar New Year practices from various Asian cultures. Event was held at Pier 21 on Jan 21 celebrating Year of the Rooster 2017.
2016 Confucius Institute Conference December 9 ~ 11, 2016
The Annual Xiamen University Confucius Institute meeting and the 11th World Confucius Institute Conference was held in Kunming, China from December 9 to 11, 2016.
Upcoming event: Chinese Culture Approaching Universities --October 12, 2016
Join this event you will be having a chance to win FREE flights and accommodation for cultural exchange programs in China!
Chinese Culture Day at Keshen Goodman Library --October 1, 2016
The Institute hosted a Chinese Culture Day at Keshen Goodman Library on October 1, 2016.
Mid-Autumn Festival Gathering --September 16, 2016
The Institute hosted the 2016 Mid-autumn Festival Gathering at Saint Mary's Boat Club on September 16, 2016.
Chinese Summer Camps --August 8~12 & August 22~ 26, 2016
The Institute hosted two Chinese Summer Camps in August 2016.
Dragon Boat Festival --July 9, 2016
The Institute staff set up a booth on the 2016 Dragon Boat Festival event site on July 9, 2016, to introduce language & cultural courses and other programs offered by the SMUCI to participants.
Chinese Kite Making Workshop at Captain William Spry Library --July 5, 2016
The Institute staff hosted a Chinese Kite Making workshop at Captain William Spry Library on July 5, 2016.
Canada Day Celebration --July 1, 2016
The Institute was invited to the Canada Day Celebration event hosted by Pier 21 Museum on July 1, 2016.
The Second Chinese Dumpling Making Workshop at Captain William Spry Library --June 10, 2016
The Institute hosted the second Chinese Dumpling Making workshop at Captain William Spry Public Library on June 10, 2016.
Chines Paper-cut Workshop for Children --June 1, 2016
The Institute hosted a Chinese Paper-cuts workshop at Captain William Spry public library on June 1, 2016.
Chinese Music Workshop --May 28, 2016
The Institute hosted a Chinese Music workshop at Tantallon public library on May 28, 2016.
Workshop on Making Chinese Dumplings for Teenagers --May 26, 2016
The Institute hosted a Chinese Dumpling Making workshop at the Captain William Spry public library on May 26, 2016.
Chinese Culture Day at Saint Mary's Elementary School --May 20, 2016
The institute hosted a Chinese Culture Day at Saint Mary's Elementary School on May 20, 2016.
Chinese Lantern Making Workshop --May 19, 2016
The Institute hosted a Chinese Lantern Making Workshop at the Captain William Spry Library on May 19, 2016.
Chinese Kite Making Workshop at Pier 21 --May 14, 2016
The Institute hosted a Chinese Kite Making workshop at Pier 21 on May 14, 2016.
Chinese Tea Workshop at Woodlawn Public Library --May 6, 2016
The Institute hosted a Chinese Tea Workshop at Woodlawn Public Library in the afternoon of Friday, May 6, 2016.
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop --May 1, 2016
Staff from the SMUCI facilitated a “Chinese Calligraphy” workshop at the Captain William Spry Library on May 1, 2016.
Tangyuan Making Workshop --April 13, 2016
The Institute hosted a Tangyuan Making workshop at Captain William Spry Library on April 13, 2016.
Chinese Culture Day at Joseph Giles Elementary School --March 1, 2016
A Chinese Culture Day was hosted at Joseph Giles Elementary school on March 1, 2016.
Chinese Cuisine Workshops at Public Libraries -- February 24 & 27, 2016
On February 24 and 27, the Institute was invited to both Captain Wiliam Spry and Keshen Goodman libraries to give the presentation on Chinese Cuisine.
Chinese Instrument Workshop at Captain William Spry Library --February 21, 2016
he Institute was invited by the Captain Wiliam Spry library to host a Chinese Instrument Workshop on February 21.
2016 Chinese Tea Workshops at Two Public Libraries --February 19&20, 2016
The Institute hosted two workshops on Chinese Tea at two libraries: Captain Wiliam Spry Library (February 19) and Keshen Goodman Library (February 20).
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop --February 17, 2016
About 20 people came to the Chinese Calligraphy Workshop held at Keshen Goodman Library at 7:00pm on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.
Chinese Culture Day at Windsor Elementary School --February 12, 2016
A Chinese Culture Day was hosted at Windsor Elementary school on February 12, 2016.
2016 Spring Festival Gathering --February 6, 2016
More than 80 people participated in the 2016 Spring Festival Gathering held on Februray 6, 2016 at the Student Center at Saint Mary's University.
2016 Chinese New Year Celebration --January 30, 2016
On January 30, 150 people from all over Nova Scotia joined the "Chinese New Year Celebration" hosted by the Pier 21 Museum.
Upcoming events in January and February --January 30 ~ Februay 27, 2016
Welcome to join us for the "Chinese New Year Celebration" in January at Pier 21 and the other 6 FREE Chinese culture themed workshops at public libraries in February 2016. Mark these dates on your calendar. We will see you there!
Chinese Culture Session at Sir Charles Tupper Elementary --January 29, 2016
The institute hosted a half day Chinese Culture Session at Sir Charles Tupper Elementary school on January 29, 2016.
10th Confucius Institute Conference in Shanghai --December 5 ~ 7, 2015
Dr. David Gauthier, Vice President Academic and Research of Saint Mary's University, joined Dr. Charles Beaupre and Ms. Maria Pan, the co-directors of the University's Confucius Institute, at 10th Confucius Institute Conference held in Shanghai, China from December 5 to 7.
Workshop on Chinese Panting --November 25, 2015
The Confucius Institute was invited to host a Chinese Painting Workshop at the Keshen Goodman Library on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
Dr.Robert Summerby-Murray pays visit to Xiamen University in China --November 17, 2015
During his recent trip to China, Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray, President & Vice Chancellor of Saint Mary's University, made his first official visit to Xiamen University between Nov.16-17.
Workshop on Chinese Tea Tradition --November 14, 2015
The Confucius Institute hosted a workshop on Chinese Tea Tradition at the Musquodoboit Harbour Public Library in the afternoon on Saturday, November 14, 2015.
Upcoming events: two FREE workshops at public libraries in November --November 14 & 25
Welcome to join us for two FREE fun Chinese culture themed workshops at public libraries in November 2015
Public Lecture on Sino-Canadian Relations: Past, Present,Future --October 14, 2015
Invited by the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University, Dr.Hao Qian, Director of the Centre for Canadian Studies at Shanghai International Studies University, gave a lecture on Sino-Canadian Relations: Past, Present, Future to the public at Dalhousie University on October 14, 2015.
2015 Confucius Institute Performance Tour --October 6, 2015
The Xiamen University Student Arts Troupe sent by Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters) gave a traditional Chinese performance at the Spatz Theatre to 300 Halifax residents on October 6, 2015.
SMUCI Agreement Renewal Signing Ceremony --October 6, 2015
The signing ceremony for the co-operation agreement for the continuation of the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary’s University
between Saint Mary’s University of Canada & Xiamen University of China was held on October 6, 2015 at the Sobey Secunda Marine Boardroom.
Culture Exchange Program at Joseph Giles Elementary School --October 5, 2015
The Xiamen University Student Arts Troupe paid a visit to Joseph Giles Elementary School on October 5, 2015. All school teachers and 245 students had chance to enjoy live Chinese folk dances, Martial Arts and traditional Chinese Instrument playing.
2015 Mid-autumn Festival Gathering --September 27, 2015
80 people were invited to the Mid-autumn Festival Gathering at the Saint Mary’s Boat Club on September 27, 2015.
2015 Confucius Institute Day --September 26, 2015
The Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University celebrated 2015 Confucius Institute Day at the Halifax Central Library on September 26, 2015.
2015 Chinese Summer Camp --August 10 to 14, 2015
2015 Chinese Summer Camp was held by the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University from August 10 to 14. 12 children aged from 7 to 12 participated in this fun camp.
Confucius Institute Participates in 2015 Dragon Boat Festival --July 11, 2015
As one of the silver sponsors of the 2015 Dragon Boat Festival, the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University set up a booth at the lake banook to celebrate this traditional Chinese festival with participants.
Confucius Institute takes part in the 31st Multicultural Festival --June 26 to 28, 2015
The SMUCI set up a booth at the 31st Multicultural Festival to introduce the SMUCI ,courses and programs to people from June 26 to June 28, 2015.
Confucius Institute takes part in the 31st Multicultural Festival --June 26 to 28
The SMUCI set up a booth at the 31st Multicultural Festival to introduce the SMUCI ,courses and programs to people from June 26 to June 28, 2015.
2015 Chinese Kite Making Workshop --April 25, 2015
Partnering with Pier 21, the Confucius Institute hosted a Chinese Kite Making Workshop on Saturday, April 25, 2015.
Women's Health and Wellness Conference --April 11, 2015
The Confucius Institute hosted a Women's Health and Wellness Conference at Saint Mary's University on April 11, 2015.
Elimination of Racial Discrimination --March 24, 2015
The Confucius Institute at Saint Mary’s University was invited to participate in the 2015 Elimination of Racial Discrimination to present Chinese culture.
Chinese Greetings Workshop --March 4, 2015
The Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University hosted a Chinese Greetings Workshop for faculty and staff from Saint Mary's University.
Spring Festival Gathering --February 27, 2015
Over 100 people participated in the 2015 Spring Festival Gathering hosted by the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University.
Chinese Culture Day at Bel Ayr Elementary School --February 23, 2015
Over 250 children from Grade Primary to 6 took part in the Chinese Culture Day hosted by the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University.
Chinese Culture Day at Caldwell Road Elementary School --February 10, 2015
Over 300 children from Grade Primary to 6 took part in the Chinese Culture Day hosted by the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University.
Chinese Culture Day at St. Catherine's Elementary --February 5, 2015
Over 400 children from Grade Primary to 6 took part in the Chinese Culture Day hosted by the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University.
Celebration of 10th Anniversary of Global Confucius Institutes --September 26 & 27, 2014
Join us in commemorating the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the first Confucius Institute in September 26 and 27, 2014.

2014 Chinese Summer Camp --August 11~15 & August 25~ 29
Two Chinese Summer Camps were successfully held at SMU campus from August 11 to 15 and August 25 to 29, 2014. Twenty three children aged 7 to 12 participated in the two camps.
The Confucius Institute takes part in the 17th Dragon Boat Festival --July 12, 2014
As a Silver Sponsor, the Confucius Institute set up a booth at the 17th Dragon Boat Festival to promote courses and programs.
The Confucius Institute Participates in 30th Multicultural Festival --June 20 ~ 22, 2014
The SMUCI set up a booth at the 30th Multicultural Festival to introduce the SMUCI ,courses and programs to people from June 20 to June 22,
2014

The Confucius Institute participates in the 2014 “Doors Open Halifax” --June 7 & 8, 2014
The SMUCI participated in the 2014 “Doors Open Halifax” at TSEL center at SMU on June 7 and 8 to show Haligonians the Chinese language and cultural courses offered by the SMUCI.
Chinese Paper-cut Workshop at Pier 21 --May 10, 2014
The Confucius Institute hosted a free Chinese Paper Cutting workshop at Pier 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014.
Dr.Colin Dodds visits Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters) --April 11, 2014
Invited by Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters), Dr, Colin Dodds, the President of Saint Mary's University gave the audience a speech on April 11, 2014
2014 Chinese Speech Contest --March 22, 2014
The 1st Chinese Speech Contest for College Students at Halifax Region and the Preliminary Selection of Candidates for 13th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students in East Canada was held at Atrium 101 at Saint Mary's University on March 22, 2014.
The First Internet-based HSK test -March 16, 2014
The Confucius Institute hosted the first internet-based HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi汉语水平考试: Chinese Proficiency Test) at SMU on Sunday, March 16, 2014. The only tester took the HSK II test.
Chinese Culture Day at Sacred Heart Elementary School -February 28, 2014
SMUCI hosted a Chinese Culture Day at Sacred Heart Elementary School on February 28. 156 students from Grade 1 to Grade 6 had hand-on experience of Chinese Paper-cuts, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy,Martial Arts, Traditional Chinese Instrument, Chinese clothes and “Ti ianzi”games.
The first paper-based HSK test - February 16, 2014
The Confucius Institute hosted the first HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi汉语水平考试: Chinese Proficiency Test) at SMU on Sunday, February 16, 2014. The only tester took the HSK III test.
2014 Spring Festival Reception - February 15, 2014
The Confucius Institute students, CI Chinese summer campers and their parents, Dr. Colin Dodds(SMU President), Dr. David Gauthier(SMU Vice-President) and Dr. George Kwan( Senior Consultant of Chinese Community) were invited to join with the Confucius Institute staff to celebrate 2014 Chinese New Year at the Court Lounge at Homburg Centre on February 15, 2014.
Participates in the 8th "I Present" during the International Month - February 12, 2014
The Confucius Institute was invited to the 8th "I Present" (one of the International Month events) hosted by the SMU International Student Services on February 12, 2014 at Loyola 290.
Chinese Culture Day at Saint Mary's Elementary Schools - January 31, 2014
The Confucius Institute hosted a Chinese Culture Day to celebrate 2014 Spring Festival at Saint Mary’s Elementary School on January 31, 2014.
Chinese Painting Workshop at Pier 21 - December 7, 2013
The Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University hosted a free Chinese Painting workshop partnership with Pier 21 on December 7, 2013. 23 participants came to learn Chinese Painting with Mr. Yu Xia.
Attend the 8th Confucius Institute Conference in Beijing - December 6 - 8, 2013
Dr. Colin Dodds, President of Saint Mary's University, Dr. Charles Beaupre and Ms. Maria Pan, the co-directors of the Confucius Institute were invited to attend the 8th Confucius Institute Conference held in Beijing from December 6 to 8.
Chinese Performance: Feast to the Senses (Traditional Chinese Music and Dance) - November 1, 2013
Beijing Normal University Art Troupe paid visit to Halifax on November 1, 2013. The performers brought a feast to audience’s senses.More than 500 audiences included seniors, children, students, government officers and others came to share the traditional Chinese music and dance.
The Well-being Summit 2013: Well-being Reconsidered - October 15 - 18, 2013
A one-week event Summit 2013: Well-being Reconsidered was held in Saint Mary’s University from October 15 to 18, 2013.Two TCM experts Dr. Xiaoyan Qian and Dr. Yufang Zhao from the Chinese Medical School of Xiamen University were invited to give lectures on cultivation based on TCM theories, concepts and methods.
The first 2013 Chinese Summer Camp at Saint Mary’s University Campus - August 12 - 16, 2013
The Confucius Institute successfully hosted the 2013 Chinese summer camp (the first one of the year of 2013) from August 12 to 16.
Lecture 1: Appreciation of Chinese Calligraphy - July 9, 2013
Lecturer: Mr. Guohong Zhang
(Member of Chinese Calligraphers Association, Director of Shanghai Calligraphers Association)
Time: 7:30pm ~ 8:30pm
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Location: Keshen Goodman Public Library (330 Lacewood Dr.)
Confucius Institute participates in the 16th Manulife Dragon Boat Festival as a Silver Sponsor - July 6, 2013
The Confucius Institute participated in the 16th Manulife Dragon Boat Festival at Lake Banook on July 6, 2013. Many more people were attracted by the Chinese Tea Ceremony, Guzheng Performance and the Chinese Calligraphy at the booth.
Confucius Institute takes part in the 2013 Multicultural Festival - June 21 - 23, 2013
The Confucius Institute took part in the 2013 Multicultural Festival at the Halifax Seaport from June 21 to June 23. Through an exhibition booth with various interaction sessions with participants, people learned about who Confucius Institute is and what services and programs the Confucius Institute offers. All participants showed the great interest to learn more about Chinese language and culture.
Fairewell Party in honor of Two Chinese Volunteer Teachers - March 28, 2013
The Confucius Institute hosted a Farewell Party in honor of two Chinese volunteer teachers Madison Li and Wendi Chen on March 28 at the Loyola PDR. More than 40 students came to say Good-bye to the two teachers.
The Confucius Institute participates in the 2013 Immigrants' Culture Week - March 6, 2013
The Confucius Institute participated in the Chinese Culture Day hosted by Keshen Goodman library on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
The Confucius Institute hosts a 2013 Spring Festival Reception - February 15, 2013
Fifty-two participants attended the 2013 Spring Festival Reception hosted by the Confucius Institute on February 15, 2013.
The Confucius Institute hosts a Chinese Culture Day at two elementary schools - February 13 & 22, 2013
The Confucius Institute hosted a Chinese Culture Day to celebrate 2013 Spring Festival respectively at Saint Mary’s Elementary School on February 13, 2013 and Ecolé Saint Catherine’s School on February 22, 2013.
Lecture "Water, Qi and Transformation" by Dr. Charles Beaupre - February 4, 2013
As part of the International Month hosted by the SMU International Student Office, SMUCI Canadian Director Dr. Charles Beaupre was invited to give a lecture themed “Water, Qi, and Transformation”, which helped the audience to learn about Chinese culture from a new perspective.
The Confucius Institute hosts a Chinese Knots Making workshop at Pier 21 - February 2, 2013
The Confucius Institute hosted a free Chinese knot-making workshop at Pier 21, from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013.
Attends the 7th Confucius Institute Conference in Beijing - December 16 - 18, 2012
Dr. David Gauthier, Vice President Academic and Research, joined Dr. Charles Beaupre and Ms. Maria Pan, the co-directors of the University's Confucius Institute, at 7th Confucius Institute Conference held in Beijing from December 16 to 18.
Confucius Institute participates in F.A.S.S Art show - December 6 - 19, 2012
The side gallery at the Saint Mary’s Art Galley highlighted works by Reimei Chung, a Chinese painting instructor with the Confucius Institute. There were eight large Chinese painting to enjoy.
Confucius Institute hosts a TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) training program - October 16 - 18, 2012
Dr. Yanhui Wang and Dr. Xiaoyan Qian, two professors from Xiamen University in China, were invited by the Confucius Institute to visit Halifax and share their knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) from October 16 to October 18, 2012.
Confucius Institute successfully hosts a Mid-Autumn Festival Gathering - October 4, 2012
Almost 150 participants took part in the 2012 Mid-Autumn Festival Gathering hosted by the Confucius Institute at China Town Restaurant on October 4, 2012.
Confucius Institute at Saint Mary’s Featuring at Culture Days Press Launch - September 24, 2012
On September 24th, an official news conference for Nova Scotia Culture Days was held at the Halifax Club, marking the official launch of the Nova Scotia Culture Days from Sept 28-30.
Confucius Institute provides a Training Program for Premier's Canadian Trade Mission to China - September 5, 2012
A 10-week (July 4 ~ September 5) tailored training program on China, Chinese culture, and language was designed to meet the specific needs of the key staff accompanying the Nova Scotia Premier, as he heads a Canadian trade mission to China in September 2012.
Confucius Institute provides a Chinese Summer Camp at Saint Mary’s University Campus - August 20 - 31, 2012
The Confucius Institute successfully hosted a two-week Chinese summer camp from August 20 to 31, 2012. Through a dynamic and leaner-friendly curriculum, 16 children aged from 6 to 12 had the opportunity to learn to speak Mandarin Chinese, to write beautiful Chinese characters, and to get to know about the many fascinating facets of Chinese culture, such as crafts, calligraphy, painting, foods, music, and Chinese martial arts.
The Confucius Institute hosts a Chinese Paper-cutting Workshop at Pier 21 - August 4, 2012
The Confucius Institute hosted a free Chinese Paper Cutting workshop at Pier 21 from 11:00am to 12:00pm on Saturday, August 4th 2012.
Confucius Institute participates in the 15th Manulife Dragon Boat Festival as a Silver Sponsor - July 14, 2012
The Confucius Institute participated in the 15th Manulife Dragon Boat Festival at Lake Banook on July 14, 2012.
Confucius Institute takes part in the 2012 RBC Multicultural Festival - June 22 - 24, 2012

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The Confucius Institute took part in the 2012 RBC Multicultural Festival at the Halifax Seaport from June 22 to June 24.
2012 Spring Basic Chinese Calligraphy Course Ends - May 28, 2012

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The Confucius Institute took part in the 2012 RBC Multicultural Festival at the Halifax Seaport from June 22 to June 24.
Chinese Students pay visit to the Confucius Institute - May 22, 2012

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Led by their Chinese and Canadian teachers and one staff from the NS School Board, a group of ten Chinese primary school students paid a visit to the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University on May 22, 2012.
2012 North American Confucius Institute's Directors' Meeting - April 14, 2012

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Dr. Charles Beaupre and Ms. Maria Pan, the two Co-directors of the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University attended the North American Confucius Institute's Directors Meeting in Washington DC.
2012 Spring Festival Gathering - February 3, 2012

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We had 85 participants at this gathering, comprising SMU faculty and staff, students from SMUCSU (SMU Chinese Student Union), and members from FCCNS (Family with Chinese Children- Nova Scotia).
2012 Spring Tai chi Class for Children - January 21 - January 21, 2012

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On January 21, 2012, Confucius Institute offered its first Tai chi lesson to the children from the FCCNS (Families with Chldren from China -- Nova Scotia) at Dartmouth North Community. 12 children from FCCNS attended this first class, during which the children had a great time with their instructor Ms. Xiaoxuan Wu.
His Excellency pays visit to the Confucius Institute - December 13, 2011

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His Excellency Junsai Zhang, the Ambassador of The People's Republic of China stopped by Saint Mary's University during his visit to Nova Scotia.
Attends 6th Confucius Institute Conference in Beijing - December 12 - 14, 2011
CI Chinese Director Dr. Maria Pan, CI Board Chair Dr. Devid Gauthier and CI Board of Director Dr. Esther E. Enns were invited to attend 6th Confucius Institute Conference from December 12 to 14 in Beijing.
China Week at Saint Mary's - November 22-24, 2011

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Tuesday 22 November:
Opening Ceremonies (Loyola 290, 10:00-11:00)
Co-organizes the 2011 Atlantic Canada Ping Pong Tournament - November 6, 2011

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Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University co-organized the 2011 Atlantic Canada Ping Pong Tournament and sponsored a team to compete.
Minister-Counselor Pays Visit to Saint Mary's - October 21, 2011

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Zhang Lanchun, the recently appointed Minister-Counselor of Education for the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, stopped by Saint Mary's University for a get acquainted meeting with President Colin Dodds.
Minister-Counselor Pays Visit to Saint Mary's - September 20, 2011
Guest Speakers: Dr. Wu Handong, President of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, "On Intellectual Property Protection in China Mainland and Hong Kong SAR" and Mr. Wing T. Yan, Lawyer, Patent & Trademark Agent, Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP (business luncheon co-sponsored with the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association, Atlantic Section)
Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's University Established - October 25, 2010

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Xiamen University President Zhu Chongshi and Saint Mary's University President J. Colin Dodds formally established the Confucius Institute at Saint Mary's at a ceremony at Province House on October 25, 2010