2023 Chinese Culture Workshop

Introduction

From May 2023, China Cultural Centre in Sydney will offer three kinds of cultural experience workshops to Australian primary and secondary school students. Featuring an array of Chinese cultural experience including Chinese calligraphy, folding fan painting and opera mask painting, the interactive workshop gives students a unique hands-on experience of China’s traditional skills, while building up their knowledge and appreciation of Chinese culture and art in an enjoyable and engaging way. Now, you and your students are cordially invited to register our workshop and enjoy the charm of Chinese cultural here together with us!

Chinese Calligraphy

This workshop offers a unique cultural experience for students to learn about Chinese culture through an introduction and practice of the traditional art form of Chinese calligraphy.

 

Guided by a passionate Chinese calligrapher, your students will discover the beauty and elegance of Chinese Calligraphy, write the Chinese character and even their names in Chinese as well. The teacher will share the knowledge about Chinese Calligraphy, the story about the characters, what you need to get started and how to hold and write with a Chinese ink brush. Then a quick quiz will be followed for the students to review and prizes be won. After the workshop, you are welcome to the exhibition and library of the Centre.

Details

Knowledge Required

None! This workshop is perfect for complete beginners (Your Students must be over 9 years of age to attend this workshop)

What to Bring

All materials and tools will be provided by China Cultural Centre

Class Size

20~40 students

Cost

 The cost for the workshop is $30+GST /per student.

  • To book a place in any workshop, click the specific button below and then email your confirmation to the coordinator by info@cccsydney.org to register your workshop. Bookings are made on a first-come-first-served basis and is only secured upon receiving the confirmation email.

When you book your workshop, you are holding a space on our calendar that is no longer available to other schools. It is required to cancel the booking at least 5 business days before the scheduled class. You can call us at 0282283050 or email us at info@cccsydney.org cancel the booking.

Chinese Opera Mask Painting

Learn the charm of Kunqu Opera and paint an opera face mask for yourself in a fun and relaxed environment! 

 

Opera masks are treasures of Chinese traditional culture, created and passed down by artists for over a thousand years, and nowadays are popular all over the world. In this workshop, your students will learn about the history, roles, features of Kunqu which is one of the oldest forms of the Chinese opera, the meaning of colours used in the face mask, instruments, dances, costumes and the classic plays of Kunqu Opera. The teacher will show the techniques so you can paint using simple Chinese water-based ink and pigments on an opera mask. Then a quick quiz for the students will be followed to review and prizes be won. After the workshop, you are welcomed to the exhibition and library of the Centre.

Details

Knowledge Required

None! This workshop is perfect for complete beginners (Your Students must be over 9 years of age to attend this workshop)

What to Bring

All materials and tools will be provided by China Cultural Centre

Class Size

20~40 students 

Cost

The cost for the workshop is $30+GST /per student.

  • To book a place in any workshop, click the specific button below and then email your confirmation to the coordinator by info@cccsydney.org to register your workshop. Bookings are made on a first-come-first-served basis and is only secured upon receiving the confirmation email.

When you book your workshop, you are holding a space on our calendar that is no longer available to other schools. It is required to cancel the booking at least 5 business days before the scheduled class. You can call us at 0282283050 or email us at info@cccsydney.org cancel the booking.

Chinese Folding Fan Painting

Explore traditional Chinese painting techniques and be guided through the basic step-by-step process to create your own folding fan artwork!

 

This 2-hour workshop aims to equip students with basic knowledge and techniques of Chinese folding fan painting. The teacher will introduce the history of Chinese fans, as well as the special purposes of the different types of fans, demonstrating the elegant brush techniques in a way that is easy to understand, yet enjoyable and relaxing. Your students will learn the use of Chinese painting brush, ink, and rice paper, master the essential brush strokes and composition, construct simple Chinese landscape painting, flower-and- bird painting and start enjoying this beautiful art form. Then a quick quiz for the students will be followed to review and prizes be won. After the workshop, you are welcomed to the exhibition and library of the Centre.

Details

Knowledge Required

None! This workshop is perfect for complete beginners (Your Students must be over 9 years of age to attend this workshop)

What to Bring

All materials and tools will be provided by China Cultural Centre

Class Size

20~40 students 

Cost

The cost for the workshop is $30+GST /per student.

  • To book a place in any workshop, click the specific button below and then email your confirmation to the coordinator by info@cccsydney.org to register your workshop. Bookings are made on a first-come-first-served basis and is only secured upon receiving the confirmation email.

When you book your workshop, you are holding a space on our calendar that is no longer available to other schools. It is required to cancel the booking at least 5 business days before the scheduled class. You can call us at 0282283050 or email us at info@cccsydney.org cancel the booking.

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