Lunchtime Talks on Chinese Culture

Walk-in Sessions at the Confucius Institute on Mondays to Fridays at 12:00 – 13:00, Sept.11 to Nov.3, at 300 St. Patrick’s Building, Carleton University.

Free admission, limited seats, please register by emailing


Chinese food and cuisine, traditional festivals; Confucius and his wisdom; Chinese tea serving and tasting; Tai-Chi stories and basic moves; Traditional music and instruments, Peking Opera and costumes; tour of Chinese heritage attractions using VR presentations



Sept. 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

  • Chinese food and Chinese cuisine
  • Traditional Chinese medicine
  • Traditional Chinese Architecture, Garden and Feng-shui
  • Chinese traditional festivals
  • Tai-Chi and Book of Changes
  • Tourism in China
  • Women in Chinese society
  • Confucius and his wisdom


Sept. 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

  • Chinese Tea: Tea serving and tasting, type of teas, healthy life, hands-on practice


Sept. 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1

  • Tai-Chi: Stories and life style, flow of energy, basic moves and demontration


Sept. 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2

  • Traditional Music and Drama
  • Traditional music and instruments
  • Peking Opera and costumes


Sept. 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3

  • China Tourism: Heritage and contemporary attractions with the VR presentations

Drop-In Classes at the Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute at Carleton University offers free admission daily walk-in sessions for students, faculty members and the general public to explore and discuss the Chinese language and culture at Carleton University. The Drop-in Class will be offered during the Winter and Fall semesters. Summer program will be announced separately.

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