On July 23, 2017, fourteen students from San Marino Confucius Institute arrived in San Marino and ended the wonderful trip to China for Summer Camp.During the Summer Camp, students learned Chinese daily language and songs, experienced Chinese painting. Students also visited the monuments in Beijing: the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Bird’s Nest, Water Cube, the National Museum of China, China National Science and Technology Museum etc.Beijing City University arranged for students to experience a series of activities of traditional Chinese medicine: teaching students how to make hawthorn bolus, leading students to visit Tongrentang headquarters and Museum of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.Through this trip to China, the students were fascinated by China’s old history and the rapid development of modern China. Many students said this Summer Camp aroused their interest in learning Chinese language and culture.
2017 Summer Camp opened at Beijing City University on July 11. Fourteen students from San Marino Confucius Institute attended the ceremony.
After the opening ceremony, the students visited the Cultural Experience Center at Hanban / Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing. The boys and girls were excited to try on Beijing Opera costumes, experience Chinese calligraphy, printing and traditional Chinese musical instruments and so on. Look, how happy they are!
Captains Regent of San Marino met the students participating in 2017 Summer Camp to China at Parliament on July 7. San Marino Minister of Tourism, the president of San Marino Confucius Institute, both directors of Confucius Institute and the parents attended the meeting.
There are 14 students who will go to Beijing from July 9 to 22 to take part in the summer camp which is organized by San Marino Confucius Institute for the first time. Beijing City University, the Chinese partner university will provide all for the students in China. The trip is a valuable language and cultural immersion that allows San Marino students to broaden their international experience and understanding.
On June 7th, 2017, San Marino Confucius Institute held the Parents Meeting for 2017 Summer Camp. There were about 20 parents and students attended the meeting. Zhao Jun, the Chinese director of San Marino Confucius Institute gave a detailed introduction about the summer camp, including cultural differences between China and San Marino, the arrangements and precautions for the Summer Camp. During the meeting, Professor Zhao also introduced Beijing City University and answered the questions raised by students and parents.
On May 29th, 2017, the opening ceremony of the 17th Games of the Small States of Europe was successfully held in the Republic of San Marino.
The Games of the Small States of Europe are held every other year. The participating country must be a member of the International Olympic Committee and the population is less than one million. The countries include Andorra, Cyprus, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Malta, Luxembourg, Monaco, Montenegro and San Marino.
This is the third time for San Marino to host this great event since 1985.
Romeo Orlandi, a famous Italian economist and sinologist was invited by San Marino Confucius Institute on May 26, 2017 to give a lecture on Chinese Economy at San Marino High School. There were about 200 teachers and students attended the lecture.
Romeo Orlandi is a professor of Economics at the University of Bologna, Vice President of Italian Asian Association. In his lecture, Professor Orlandi explained in detail about the tremendous changes of China’s economy over the past 30 years, the opportunities and challenges of China’s One Belt One Road to the world.
On May 24th, 2017, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of San Marino invited Professor Xu Deqi, the famous Chinese artist to exhibit his contemporary paintings.
The theme of the exhibition is Life, Face, Memory of China. Through the exhibits, the audience saw the changes of Chinese people in the way of life from the ancient times to the present. Thus, they have a deep understanding of Chinese culture. The show will last for a month.
The 10th Chinese Bridge – Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign High School Students in Italy and San Marino was closed in Padova on May 12, 2017. The theme of Chinese Bridge this year is Learn Chinese, Double Your World. There were 32 students participating in this contest. After four rounds of competition, the candidates form Confucius Institute in Rome University were awarded the first prize. They will go to China to have the final contest on behalf of Italy and San Marino.
On April 27, 2017, San Marino Confucius Institute launched the Chinese course for the first time at the University of San Marino. Nearly 30 university students attended the Chinese lesson.
The University of San Marino is the only one in the Republic of San Marino. It has three faculties and six majors. The introduction of Chinese teaching is a good start of collaboration between the University of San Marino and Beijing City University.
The Chinese course is divided into two small classes, with an average of about 15 students per one. The Chinese teacher is from San Marino Confucius Institute. She adopts flexible and easy teaching methods and focuses on practical daily Chinese language which is accepted by the students.
The 16th Chinese Bridge – Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students of Italy and San Marino was held in Milan on April 21, 2017. Miss Elisa Felici, the candidate from San Marino Confucius Institute got the Excellence Award.
With the impetus of the San Marino government and people from all walks of life, the Chinese language course was first incorporated into the San Marino High School curriculum. On April 7, 2017, a total of 23 students attended the first Chinese class.
San Marino Confucius Institute hopes more and more San Marino students learn about Chinese and Chinese culture by way of learning Chinese language in order to truly establish a model of friendship between big and small countries.
Si terrà il decimo edizione “Ponte Cinese” – Gara di Lingua Cinese per studenti allievi italiani e sanmmarinesi all’Istituto Confucio dell’Università di Padova il 12 maggio. Benvenuti i candidati all’Istituto Confucio San Marino per iscriversi.
29 Marzo, 2017, Istituto Confucio San Marino ha compito 2 anni, durante il compleanno, ringaziamo il sostegno del governo cinese e sammarinese, inoltre, ringraziamo la gente che ha aggiunto la propria forza all’Istituto Confucio San Marino, auguriamo Istituto Confucio San Marino crescerà meraviglioso.
Si terrà il sedicesimo edizione “Ponte Cinese” – Gara di Lingua Cinese per studenti universitari italiani e sammarinesi all’Istituto Confucio dell’Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano il 21 aprile. Benvenuti i candidati all’Istituto Confucio San Marino per iscriversi.
I bambini della scuola infanzia “Grillo Parlante” visitano l’Istituto Confucio San Marino, 21 marzo 2017.
La visita del direttore italiano Prof. Giorgio Picci dell’Istituto Confucio di Padova, 17 marzo 2017
Il gallo d’oro canta il nuovo anno, i cinesi e i sammarinesi festeggiano il Capodanno Cinese del gallo — Il veglione del Capodanno Cinese dell’Istituto Confucio San Marino.
Il 27 gennaio, 2017, l’Istituto Confucio San Marino ha organizzato il veglione del Capodanno Cinese, cioè arrivo dell’anno del gallo. Alla serata hanno partecipato oltre 300 persone, tra cui gli eccellentissimi Capitani Reggenti, i segretari di stato, ospiti sammarinesi e cinesi, rappresentanti delle imprese cinesi e gli insegnati e gli studenti dell’Istituto Confucio San Marino.
La serata, ha avuto inizio con musiche tipiche cinesi che hanno allietato i presenti facendo da sottofondo all’ambiente arredato elegantemente con tavoli rotondi, lanterne rosse e i tradizionali nodi cinesi simbolo del preludio alla Primavera. Anche i cibi del menù degustato dagli ospiti hanno rispettato quelle che sono le usanze dei due paesi. Le danzatrici hanno stupito il pubblico con le loro danze tipiche della provincia Xinjiang; la studentessa cinese ha suonato il Guzheng, antico strumento musicale dal suono incantevole e melodico; il concerto del Moka Club che ha fatto ballare tutti.
Alla mezzanotte, si è suonato la campana per festeggiare l’arrivo dell’anno del gallo d’oro, fuochi d’artificio, champagne, musica e tanta allegria hanno coinvolto tutti i presenti.
È la prima volta che i Capitani Reggenti festeggiano la più importante festa tradizionale cinese con l’Istituto Confucio e i cittadini, c’è grande valore nella storia di San Marino. Il governo sammarinese rispetta la cultura cinese, questa è anche la prima volta che l’Istituto Confucio diffonde la cultura tradizionale cinese su larga scala nella Repubblica di San Marino.
La conferenza stampa dell’attività del Capodanno Cinese all’Istituto Confucio San Marino, 12 gennaio 2017.