Category Archives: Press Room
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 […]

“Dialogue Across Time and Space” — Commemorates Shakespeare and Tang’s Legacies to the world

  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

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

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

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 […]

“Beautiful Zhejiang Cultural Festival” reveals charm of Southern China

  The year of 2016 witnesses the exhilarating cooperation between China Cultural Centre in Sydney and Culture Department of Zhejiang Province. With an eclectic range of cultural events to be expected in the following months, “Integration & Redesign”, a Zhejiang creative design exhibition featuring innovative designs of daily appliances, officially set off the Cultural Festival […]

Health Qigong Workshop brings relaxing weekend to local residents

Stressed from work and daily routine, city inhabitants are in desperate need of a getaway from the hustle and bustle. Organised and presented by China Cultural Centre in Sydney and Tai Chi Fitness Australia, a simple, easy, efficient and relaxing Qigong workshop makes possible a laid-back weekend to Sydneysiders. “Health Qigong has been scientifically researched […]

Chinese culture workshops enrich local students’ school life

In the lead up to the “Beautiful Zhejiang” Cultural Festival, China Cultural Centre in Sydney brings two fascinating workshops — Silk Tie Dyeing and Dim Sum Making to Mosman Church of England Preparatory School on 21st June. Both of the workshops are from Zhejiang Province, as part of the upcoming Cultural Festival and an appetizer prior […]

Chinese cultural sessions continue to engage interest of local residents

  As part of the “Chinese Cultural Experience Series” run by the China Cultural Centre in Sydney, Chinese ink painting and Qi Gong classes continue to engage local residents in the understanding of and appreciation for Chinese traditional culture. In painting class, participants were instructed in the stylistic method of drawing monkeys (the Chinese zodiac […]

“Chime Music and Dance” brings Chinese traditional music to local audiences

  Touring in Australia from May to June, five eminent artists from The Imperial Bells of China presented a captivating Chinese traditional music performance to the Sydney public, featuring their newly designed program, Chime Music and Dance. Recognised as a significant contribution to the heritage of Chinese music, The Chime of Bells reflects the strong representation […]

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