Category Archives: Press Room
“Chinese Story 2016” exhibits the vibrancy and prosperity of modern China

  Selected from tens of thousands of entries submitted by more than 1000 photographers in China, “Chinese Story 2016”, consisting of 60 handpicked photos, displays the varied lives of Chinese people in this vast and richly endowed land. The enchanting moments they captured are no less vivid and authentic depictions of the modern Chinese society. […]

Australia China Co-production Forum Brings a Closer Industry Relationship

The 2nd Australia China Co-production Forum was held on 22nd November 2016 at Fox Studios Australia in Sydney. Organised by International Chinese Film Festival (ICFF), the Australian Screen Association (ASA), the Motion Picture Association (MPA), China Film Co-production Corporation (CFCC) and China Cultural Centre in Sydney, this year’s Forum attracted nearly 200 participants including producers, […]

Health Qigong Workshop Enhances Practitioners Skills

  Organised by China Cultural Centre in Sydney, a relaxing Qigong workshop was held on 12th November, offering a free opportunity for the Sydney public to improve their skills in practising traditional Chinese health exercise. With brief explanation of the aim and effects of this course, the two-day workshop mainly focused on the introduction of […]

“Tradition Meets Trend” — Chinese Silk Fashion Show appeals to the Australian public

As Australia’s first and perhaps the largest Chinese fashion show held in public, “Chinese Silk Fashion Show: Tradition Meets Trend” was presented at Pitt Street Mall on 5 November, bringing latest trends from Chinese fashion industry to the Southern Hemisphere. Encompassing and highlighting the quintessential Chinese features of ink wash painting, colour of Chinese red, […]

Kite Making and Fan Painting Workshops Delights School Students

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

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

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

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

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

“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 […]

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