Culture Courses

  • Introduction of Chinese Tea Culture and Tea Ceremony

    Tea is one of the most popular and essential drinks in China, both in ancient and contemporary times. In this three-week course (2 hours per week) you will have an authentic taste of Chinese tea culture. Topics include: the history of Chinese tea, classification and appreciation of Chinese tea, tea…

  • A taste of Chinese instrument Zither(Guzheng)

    Guzheng is a plucked string classical Chinese instrument with more than 2500 years history. In this four-week(1.5 hours per week),you will have a basic understanding of Guzheng history, feature and fingering techniques and also have opportunity to play several Guzheng tunes on you own. (1 on 1 individ…

  • An insight to Contemporary China’s society

    As a country in the Far East, China is familiar to many Western people yet unfamiliar in many undiscovered aspects. In this three-week course (2 hours per week), we will bring you up to date on China, to show you what is going on in China currently. Topics include: introduction of China, family in…

  • Chinese Arts Series

    China is home to one of the four early civilizations found around the world, and along the history there is a wild range of art treasures. In this four-week course (1.5 hours per week), you will be able to taste these four kinds of arts: Chinese Zither (Guzheng), Chinese calligraphy, Chinese pa…

  • Chinese-Dutch Cultural Dialogue

    Today, the Netherlands has become China’s third largest trade partner in the EU, while China has also become one of the largest sources of Outward Foreign Direct Investment in the Netherlands. A far west nation and a far east ancient country, what brought them close, and what makes them yet d…

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9712 GL Groningen
The Netherlands

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9712 GL Groningen
The Netherlands

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