The 2017 – 16th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for University Students in Kenya 第十六届“汉语桥”世界大学生中文比赛 – 梦想点亮未来 Dreams Enlighten the Future

The “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition is a large-scale international contest sponsored by Hanban, and is well-known in the cultural and educational exchanges worldwide. It consists of 3 events: “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students, “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign High School Students and “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for…

16th Chinese Bridge Competition Quarter Finals At KUCI – 第十六届汉语桥比赛在肯雅塔大学孔子学院

The 2017 16th Chinese Bridge Proficiency Competition’s preliminary round took place on Monday 27th February at the Chinese Culture Experience Centre,  Alumni Building – Kenyatta University, organised by the Confucius Institute at Kenyatta University. The Chinese Bridge Proficiency Competition provides an opportunity for elementary, beginners and advanced students to express their Chinese proficiency, knowledge and…

The Confucius Institute Scholarship (孔子学院奖学金)

For the purpose of supporting the development of Confucius Institutes, facilitating international promotion of Chinese language and dissemination of Chinese culture, as well as cultivating qualified Chinese-language teachers and excellent Chinese-language learners…  You have probably read that line a million times if you have been to the CIS website, but am not going to bore…

Welcome to Nanjing, Jiangsu China

Nan-ching) is the capital of Jiangsu province in eastern China and has a prominent place in Chinese history and culture, having been the capital of China on several occasions. Its present name means “Southern Capital” and was widely romanticized as Nankin and Nanking until the pinyin language reform, after which Nanjing was gradually adopted as…

The 12th Chinese Bridge Competition For Foreign Students At Nairobi University

The 12th Chinese Bridge Competition was today held at Nairobi University. The event attracted attendees  from various Chinese Institutions including the Chinese Embassy Nairobi. The Chinese Bridge Competition showcases the best talent and speech ability that Chinese students in Kenya have to offer. During the event students from both Nairobi and Kenyatta University Confucius institutes…

HSK & HSKK Examinations – April 2013 Edition

SATURDAY 20TH APRIL 2013, UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI The Hànyǔ Shuǐpíng Kǎoshì (HSK), (Chinese: 汉语水平考试), translated as Chinese Proficiency Test,[1] is the People’s Republic of China’s only standardized test of Standard Chinese language proficiency for non-native speakers, namely foreign students, overseas Chinese, and members of ethnic minority groups in China. The test is administered by Hanban,…

Chinese Bridge Competition At Kenyatta University CI

NAIROBI, SATURDAY APRIL 6TH 2013  The Chinese Bridge Competition, Kenyatta University Edition was recently held at the Students Business Center on Saturday morning. The Chinese Bridge Competition is a large-scale international contest sponsored by Hanban, and is well-known in the cultural and educational exchanges worldwide. It consists of 3 events: “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition…

Confucius Institute At Kenyatta University Has Moved

With time comes a change and this time the change fell onto the Confucius Institute – KU. Today the whole institute was all smiling as they quickly settle into their new offices at the Moi Library just next to the university bookshop. This could not come at a better time as the student numbers are…

Chinese Spring Festival 2013

Chinese Spring Festival, also called Lunar New Year, has more than 4,000 years of history. Being one of the traditional Chinese festivals, it is the grandest and the most important festival for Chinese people. It is also the time for the whole families to get together, which is similar with Christmas Day to the westerners….

Confucius Institute KU New Vehicle

The Confucius Institute at Kenyatta University yesterday acquired a white Foton 7-Seater Van for their operations.  The vehicle was flagged off by Prof. Mugenda, Vice Chancellor – Kenyatta University. The event which took place just outside KU Admin Block, was well attended by Chinese lecturers, students and KU admins + board members. During the event,…

How To Get To The Confucius Institute In KU

Well, lets face it Kenyatta University is a very large school and due to this every new students has had to go through the daunting task of locating an office. Now for the ones wishing to study Mandarin, Confucius institute is not in the big signboard at the main entrance, so here is how to…

Where To Study Mandarin in Kenya

With the increase of Chinese in Kenya, both in construction, real estate and business, knowledge of this language has become the new thing. Contrary to popular belief, mandarin is not that hard, just need some good time investment and you will be good. Now just for a clarification, the people from China are referred to…