Category Archives: Press Room
Kite Making and Fan Painting Workshops Delights School Students
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In conjunction with the “Cultural Breeze” — Exhibition on Kites and Fans, two associated workshops were introduced to students from Loreto Kirribilli. These fascinating cultural sessions were focused on traditional Chinese fan painting and kite making. Three instructors, Mr Guofu Ding, Mr Yuecheng Jin, and Ms Beihong Yu, gave introductions to local students with reference […]

“Life in Motion” Delineates the Classic and Modern through Contemporary Dance
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Choreographed by Chinese dance prodigy Liu Fuyang and performed by 29 talented young dancer, Life in Motion, the finale of Liu’s incredibly popular series of works, made its premiere performance in Sydney on 14th October. Experimentally conceived and avant-garde in style, Life in Motion encompasses symbolic elements that reflect the Eastern culture, along with an emphasis […]

“Cultural Breeze” Brings Chinese Traditional Kites and Fans Exhibition to Australia
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Enriched by its deep cultural deposit, Zhejiang Province has been a great embodiment of Chinese enduring history and brilliant civilisation. With two distinct cultural elements, the exhibition tilted “Cultural Breeze” was opened at the China Cultural Centre on 13th October, featuring Chinese traditional kites and fans. Boasting a history of 3,000 to 4,000 years, Chinese fan culture is an […]

Director Zhao Li attends Inaugural Australia-China Cultural Dialogue and Annual Conference of AAPPAC
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The Inaugural Australia-China Cultural Dialogue and Annual Conference of Association of Asia Pacific Performing Arts Centres (AAPPAC) were held in Adelaide from 27th to 30th September. Invited by the organiser, Director Zhao Li took part in both of the events as a guest speaker. Attended by some of Australia and China’s leading arts administrators, officials […]

“Dialogue Across Time and Space” — Chinese and Australian scholars share insights on Tang and Shakespeare
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Accompanying the exhibition titled “Dialogue Across Time and Space” in Commemoration of the 400th Anniversary of the Deaths of Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu, a same titled panel discussion was held in the China Cultural Centre in Sydney on 23rd September. Co-hosted by the China Cultural Centre in Sydney and China Studies Centre (The University of Sydney), and […]

2016 AALITRA Translation Prize Awards Ceremony held in CCCSYD
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“The Australian Association for Literary Translation (AALITRA)” Translation Prize aims to acknowledge the wealth of literary translation skills present in the Australian community. With the focus on a different language each time the prize is offered (Chinese being the focused language in 2016), this year’s prizes include 1st Prize Prose, 1st Prize Poetry, and Highly […]

“Dialogue Across Time and Space” — Commemorates Shakespeare and Tang’s Legacies to the world
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  The opening of the exhibition titled “Dialogue Across Time and Space” in Commemoration of the 400th Anniversary of the Deaths of Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu was held in the China Cultural Centre in Sydney (CCCSYD) on 8th September. As one of the CCCSYD’s major exhibitions dedicated to an enhanced understanding of Chinese culture through […]

“Mutualism — Chinese Contemporary Ink Wash Painting Exhibition” opens in CCCSYD
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Curated by Professor James Arvanitakis, and featuring artwork from well-known Chinese artists such as Zhenzhong Qiu, Ling Song and Ping Chen, “Mutualism — Chinese Contemporary Ink Wash Painting Exhibition” (opened on August 12th) is currently being held within the China Cultural Centre in Sydney. This collection of Chinese contemporary ink wash paintings presents us with […]

Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra Kicks off 2016 Australian Tour
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Being the first youth orchestra from China to perform with the Vienna Boys Choir at the Wiener Musikverein and the Salzburg Mozarteum, Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) set off this year’s Australian tour from 10th August. Invited by the China Cultural Centre in Sydney, a special violin concerto, titled Passion·Four Season, was presented to classic […]

“Tea and Zen” Cultural Workshop Lightens up through the fragrance of tea
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As an indispensable part of Chinese Culture, Tea Zen, also known as Tea Chan, is considered a daily life Chan practise through the integration of tea and meditation. Organised by China Cultural Centre in Sydney and instructed by Venerable Juefang from Nan Tien Temple, a hands-on experience of Tea Chan practise was offered to those […]

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