Chinese Culture Programme 2024

Year of The Dragon – 2024 Chinese New Year Programme

Falling on Saturday 10th February 2024, the Chinese New Year, Year of the Dragon, will arrive to succeed Rabbit for the start of the new year in the lunar calendar. Queen’s University Belfast would like to take this opportunity to invite all our students, staff members, as well as members of the public, to join in our events and send our best wishes to all those who celebrate —

Happy and Healthy Year of The Dragon!
龙年快乐、安康 (Lóngnián kuàilè ānkāng)!

January 2024

FromTo*EventOutput
Mon 08/01Sun 04/02Drawing Competition – Year of The DragonExhibition
Tue 09/01Sun 04/02ArtEast Online Exhibition – Call for Contribution (ArtEast member only)Exhibition
Wed
10/01
Sun
04/02
Chinese Artefacts at Queen’s – Call for Contribution (QUB students and staff members only)Exhibition
* This duration indicates the ‘Call for Contribution’ period only. The output will be shared after the closing date and made available for viewing.

February 2024

DateTimeEventRegistration
Fri
02/02
13:00-17:00Drawing The Dragon Workshop (Cube, One Elmwood)Not required
Exhibition
Sat
03/02
19:00-22:00Spring Festival Gala (Mandela Hall, One Elmwood)Closed
Mon 05/0215:00-16:30Chinese Muslim Heritage Literacy: Reflections on a Recent Research Report (Auditorium, McClay Library)Closed
Wed 07/0214:00-17:00Festival of Chinese New Year (Postgraduates only, Social Space, Graduate School)Closed
Thu
08/02
12:00-14:00QUB CNY Launch Event (Blue Sky Room, One Elmwood)Closed
Thu 08/0214:00-16:30CNY Interactive Fair (GF foyer area, One Elmwood)Not required
Mon 12/0215:00-16:30Bridging Eastern and Western Cultures through Film: The 2024 Eutopia Arthouse Film Festival Information Session (Auditorium, McClay Library)Closed
Wed 14/0213:00-14:00A Decade of Academic and Cultural Encounters with(in) China (Auditorium, McClay Library)Closed
Thu
22/02
13:00-14:00How to synthesize Mandarin by yourself? – Phonetics is never a mystery (Auditorium, McClay Library)Closed
Sat
24/02
12:00-15:00Fun Time with Table Tennis at Queen’s (with Ormeau Table Tennis Club, QUB PEC)Closed
Acknowledgement
This is the special programme for the CNY celebration period, subject to changes.
More culture talks and workshops can be found below. We welcome proposals from a wide range of subjects with an interest in China-related themes and topics.

We would like to thank all the teams, colleagues and students, contributors and performers, as well as helpers, for their dedicated work and endeavours, without which the programme would have not been so engaging and entertaining. We also want to extend our thanks to QUB Annual Fund 2024 for their support to fund us with our activities open towards a wider community.

March 2024

DateTimeEventRegistration
13/0315:30-17:00Zen and Visual ArtClosed

April 2024

DateTimeEventRegistration
TBCTBCUN Chinese Language DayComing

May 2024

DateTimeEventRegistration
01-02/05TBCEAFF ScreeningComing

June 2024

DateTimeEventRegistration
10/06TBCDragon Boat FestivalComing

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