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A practical introduction to the art of the Chinese writing brush. Students will be introduced to the care and use of writing brushes, inkstones, inkblocks, and the paper - the four treasures of the scholar's studio.Students will learn how to write Chinese characters with a brush, beginning with simple exercises on brushstrokes and graduating to "standard script" (Kaishu) and other styles.
No previous knowledge of Chinese is necessary. The subject would suit students learning Chinese at all levels, and people with an interest in Chinese art and culture.
A practical introduction to the art of Chinese painting, using a writing brush. Students will be introduced to the care and use of writing brushes and other materials. They will learn the basics of brush techniques for painting, and will gain practice in painting the "impressionistic" (xieyi) style. A range of important themes will be covered, such as birds, flowers, and landscapes.
No knowledge of Chinese or previous experience in Chinese painting is necessary. The subject would suit students learning about Chinese culture and people with an interest in Chinese art and culture.
Term dates for 2017
Term 1 - January 30 - April 10
Term 2 - April 24 - July 1
Term 3 - July 17 - September 23
Term 4 - October 9- December 16
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 9035 8204 for more details.
TERM 1 ENROLMENTS
- Term 1 enrolments are now open. View the timetable.
- Course cost is $409.00 per ten week term (20 hours), and includes GST, textbook and all course materials. A 10% discount is offered to returning Confucius Institute Students, University of Melbourne staff, students and alumni.
- Please read our Enrolment Guidelines below before making payment.
For more information please contact: Ms Linlin Lu at email@example.com or call 9035 8204
- Enrolments are for a 10 week course of lessons (the Institute cannot accept week-by-week payments)
- Payments are requested prior to the commencement of the term;
- Refunds cannot be issued for withdrawals after the commencement of the term
- Refunds cannot be issued for missed classes.
- Mid-term enrolments will be accepted on a case-by-case basis
Thank you for your co-operation and understanding. For any enrolment enquiries please contact Ms Linlin Lu.
“大山是外国人，但不是外人”——中国观众对大山的电视形象再熟悉不过。近两年这位来自加拿大的“国际幽人”将中国的单口相声和西方的stand- up comedy相结合，结果就是他的纯中文单口喜剧专场《大山侃大山》。在这里大山讲的都是台下鲜为人知的故事，分享近30年在中西文化之间的喜剧人生，让 观众耳目一新。原来“现场版”的大山比电视上的更精彩，更可乐！
Dashan is a household name in China, the only non-Chinese performer to have appeared 4 times on the CCTV Spring Festival Gala — the world’s most-watched TV program with an annual audience of over 800 million. He’s now helping to bring stand-up to China with this ground-breaking show, sharing hilarious behind-the-scene stories of his 30 years between East & West.
After 10 years based in Bouverie Street, CI would like to inform everyone that from December 19, 2016 it will relocate to a new office. Please note the new address is:
Level 1, Peter McPhee Centre, 272-278 Faraday Street, Carlton, 3053.
We look forward to welcoming you to our new office in 2017!
The 2017 Confucius Institute Art Study Tour offers a fantastic opportunity to learn about Chinese arts and culture through a study tour to Shanghai, Nanjing and Suzhou, led by accomplished Chinese-Australian painter Mr. Xu Huawen. The tour will include gallery visits, exchanges with local artists and a cultural institutions. The tour is open to anyone with an interest in the arts or Chinese culture. You do not need to be enrolled at the University of Melbourne or have studied Chinese arts previously to join this tour.
For more information please contact Lianying Hao on 90358204. Please contact Lianying to register your interest.
The Confucius Institute is a proud supporter of the Victorian Government Hamer Scholarship Program.
We are pleased to announce the next round will be open from 6 February - 11 March 2017.
The Victorian Government Hamer Scholarships Program is a language and cultural immersion program designed to build the Asia-engagement capabilities of Victorians and to help strengthen cultural awareness and partnerships between Victoria and Asia. The program provides scholarships for Victorians to undertake intensive language study at nominated universities or institutions in China (which includes CI's partner university, Nanjing University), Indonesia, Japan and Korea.
2017 Confucius Institute Scholarships are also open for application. To learn more please contact Lianying Hao via email or on 90358204.
Have you been looking to kick start your Chinese language journey?
Our annual summer intensive Chinese language course will begin on January 3rd. Classes will be held from Monday to Friday for 2 hours per day. A range of courses will be open to the public, including a new beginners course.
If you are interested in registering, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 90358204 for more details.