Chinese Activities with the Confucius Institute / University of Sheffield

Saturday 20 September 2014 10:30am - 5:00pm
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Large porcelain flask painted with underglaze blue decoration. Made in Jingdezhen, China. Ming dynasty, Xuande mark and period, 1426–1435. © The Trustees of the British Museum

As part of our programme of events celebrating the remarkable British Museum Ming Vase currently on display at Weston Park, we're joined by the Confucius Institute for an exciting series of Chinese cultural talks and workshops. The event also celebrates the 10th anniversary of the founding of Confucius Institutes across the world:

10.30-11.20am          Talk: Demystify Chinese Characters
                                  Talk: Wudang Taoism

11.30am-12.20pm     Challenge: Learn Chinese
                                  Wudang Kung Fu workshop

12.30-1.20pm            Get Chinese name right, Pinyin phonetics
                                  Talk: Wudang Tai Chi System and Health

1.30-4.50pm              Chinese Arts and Crafts
                                  Kung Fu fans/ Ribbon Dance/Handkerchief / Tambourines

1.30-2.20pm              Challenge: Learn Chinese

2.30-3.20pm              Tai Chi workshop

3.30-4.20pm              Qi Gong and Kung Fu workshop


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