This prestigious summit, supported by a consortium of educational organizations, including Language Connect, Post-Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI), the Department of Education, and more, stands as one of Ireland's most prominent events in modern foreign language education.Read more
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Confucius Institute marked a presence at the 2023 Language Connect Summit, held on October 14, 2023, at the Dublin Convention Center.14 Oct 2023
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The inaugural Cork Chinese Film Week, organized by the UCC Confucius Institute in partnership with UCC, marks a significant cultural milestone in Cork City. This remarkable event, proudly granted support by Cork City Council, is a celebration of the rich cinematic heritage of China and a testament to the city's commitment to fostering international cultural exchange.
The 16th "Chinese Bridge" World Chinese Language Competition for Secondary School Students in Ireland was held in Cork22 Apr 2023
On 22 April 2023, the final of the 16th "Chinese Bridge" Competition for Secondary School Students in Ireland, organised by the Chinese Embassy in Ireland and hosted by the Confucius Institute in Cork, was successfully held at the Kingsley Hotel in Cork City.
22 Apr 2023
On 22 April, the Confucius Institute at University College Cork (UCC) hosted the final of the 16th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition for Secondary School Students in Ireland and the Chinese Language Day Cultural Performance to celebrate International Chinese Language Day, showcasing the charm of Chinese language and culture in a variety of ways.Read more
15 Apr 2023
On 14 April 2022, the 22nd Chinese Bridge Competition for University Students in Ireland, hosted by the Confucius Institute in Dublin, was successfully concluded. Four students from the Confucius Institute at UCC participated in the competition, among which the third-year student Thirsa Mcnamara impressed the audience with her speech and unique talent display, and finally won the second prize. Daire McCann, a freshman from Confucius Classroom in Maynooth, also won the third prize with his outstanding performance.Read more
17 Mar 2023
On the 17th of March 2023, UCC Confucius Institute took part in Cork's St. Patrick's Day parade, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of China to the people of Ireland. With over 100 participants in the team, the event was a huge success and provided an excellent opportunity for the Chinese community in Cork to experience the vibrant Irish culture.Read more
The 16th Chinese-Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition for Secondary School Students in Ireland is open for registration now.16 Mar 2023
The 16th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition is organized by the Education Sector of the Chinese Embassy in Ireland and hosted by The Confucius Institute at UCC. The aim of the competition is to enhance students' understanding of the Chinese language and culture and promote cultural exchange between Ireland and China.Read more
11 Feb 2023
On 11 February 2023, nearly fifty teachers from the Confucius Institute at University College Cork, Ireland, the Confucius Institute at University College Dublin, Ireland and the Confucius Institute at Ulster University, Belfast, Northern Ireland participated in a friendly competition for the exchange of Chinese teaching skills between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland in the UK. Six of our teachers came to the Confucius Institute at Ulster University, Belfast, Northern Ireland to participate in this event.Read more
04 Feb 2023
The Confucius Institute at University College CORK kicked off its Year of the Rabbit Chinese New Year Celebration on February 4, 2023, with over 400 attendees including representatives from the Chinese Embassy in Ireland, the Lord Mayor of Cork City, the representative of Cork County, the Vice President of the University of Cork, and the Directors of Confucius Institutes from all over Ireland and Northern Ireland, among others.
21 Oct 2022
On the evening of October 21, 2022, the 15th-anniversary celebration of the Confucius Institute at UCC was held in Cork City Hall. Leaders and guests from Cork City Council, Cork County Council, the Chinese Embassy in Ireland, sister Confucius Institutes, and friends from all walks of life in Ireland attended the milestone event, which was witnessed by a total of more than eight hundred people.Read more
21 Oct 2022
On October 21, 2022, to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Confucius Institute at the University of Cork, the Confucius Institute held a "CI and Me" conference in Cork City Hall to review the history and look forward to the future. More than 60 people were invited and attended the conference.Read more
17 Mar 2022
On the March 17th, at the invitation of the Cork municipal government, the Confucius Institute at the UCC formed a group of more than 80 people including CI teachers, volunteer Chinese teachers, students from the Chinese Students' Association of UCC, the local Chinese community and foreign friends participated in this very event of celebration took place in Cork city centre on St. Patrick’s Day, which is considered as the Irish National Day.
UCC students won the first and second prize in the 21st Chinese-Bridge Proficiency Competition in Dublin24 Apr 2022
The 21st Chinese-Bridge Proficiency Competition for Irish College Students was held at the Confucius Institute at University College Dublin(UCD) on April 24. Four contestants from UCC alongwith other 15 college students from other colleges in Ireland took part in a two-round competition in one day.Read more
29 Jan 2022
On the 20th of January 2022, Confucius Institute at University College Cork( UCC CI) held the online Spring Festival on both YouTube and Bilibili. This live streaming event attracted almost 2500 audiences from Ireland, China, Thailand and other countries.Read more
UCC Students in Chinese Studies won 2020 Dr. Henry Hutchinson Stewart Literary Scholarships and Prizes
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Confucius Institute marked a presence at the 2023 Language Connect Summit, held on October 14, 2023, at the Dublin Convention Center.
This prestigious summit, supported by a consortium of educational organizations, including Language Connect, Post-Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI), the Department of Education, and more, stands as one of Ireland's most prominent events in modern foreign language education.Read Article