1 - 2 p.m. Wednesday 18 April and 1 - 2 p.m. Saturday 21 April 2012
A bridge to China ? Speak the language, understand the culture!
Would you like to know why the Chinese New Year falls at different date each year and why each year has a different animal to symbolise it?
Do you know how many traditional festivals there are in China and how do Chinese celebrate them?
Have you heard about the Chinese Valentine Day and the story about it?
Who are the Chinese versions of ?Romeo and Juliet??
Why don?t you come to our FREE public talks, learn about the Chinese history and culture, pick up a few Chinese words, and taste some Chinese tea!
The Confucius Institute at the University of Glasgow is delivering a series of public talks on traditional Chinese festivals. We will kick off this programme by offering a public talk on the ?Qing Ming? Festival. Our Co-Director, Prof Su will talk about this history of this festival, what people do, and a free language taster class!
Confucius Institute, John McIntyre Building, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ
Admission: Free of charge
Traditional Chinese tea will be offered. Places are limited, first come first served. Pick up your telephone, or turn on your computer, register now!Other events:
Telephone: +44 141 330 7730
The Confucius Institute, University of Glasgow