2015 May Asian Heritage Month Opening Ceremony of Saint John,New Brunswick was held at Market Square on May 3rd . Ms Jing Teng, the Director of CINB leading all teachers and students attended this activity .
Martial art teacher,Mr. Fei Fazhou and CINB students performed “Taichi” show. As the beautiful music on, students started to sing the Chinese folk song <Jasmine Flower>, at the same time, Mr. Fei was playing Tai Ji in the center of the stage. Cooperating part , Shandong educational department and Qufu Normal University offered pretty Chinese traditional costume to teachers and students.The perform got a very great success .
The Chinese culture exhibition of CINB filled with students’ cultural projects ,Chinese knitting,writing brush papers,Taichi Fan ,facial mask and so on,which attracted people coming to see. Many people tried to write Chinese calligraphy, put on facial mask, and read the books . Mr. Bernard J. Cormier , the cultural Affairs officer of Saint John and the City Counselor also came to the exhibition to acknowledge and talked about Confucius and Chinese culture with Chinese teachers.
May was declared Asian Heritage Month by the government of Canada in December 2001,acknowledging the long and rich history of Asian Canadians and their contributions to Canada. Attending this activity not only enhanced the visibility of the Confucius Institute publicity, but also offered local Canadians more opportunity to touch and learn traditional Chinese culture
2015年5月3日， 加拿大新布伦瑞克省圣约翰市在市中心的Market square 举行一年一度的五月亚洲文化节。新布伦瑞克省孔子学院外方院长滕菁女士带领孔院教师及学生参加活动。
孔院的中国文化展台上摆满了中国结，笔墨纸砚，太极扇，脸谱等极具中国特色的物件，及孔院学生精心制作的文化展板，不断吸引人们来观看欣赏。很多人在孔院教师及学生的指导下尝试学习中国书法，试戴中国脸谱，更有对中国有了解研究的人们翻看中国旅游书籍 及中国地图。 圣约翰市文化部部长Bernard J. Cormier先生及圣约翰市议员也来到展台前欣赏中国传统文化， 并与孔院老师热烈讨论孔子儒家及中国传统文化。