Chinese Activities with the Confucius Institute / University of Sheffield

Saturday 27 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          Challenge: Learn Chinese
                                  Talk: Demystify Chinese Characters

11.30am-12.20pm     Get Chinese name right, Pinyin phonetics
                                  Challenge: Learn Chinese

12.30-1.20pm Talk:   Demystify Chinese Characters
                                  Get Chinese name right, Pinyin phonetics

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

1.30-2.20pm              Chinese Calligraphy

2.30-3.20pm              Writing Chinese names

3.30-4.50pm              Chinese Characters and games

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