Chinese Arts Classes in August 2007 兒童夏日藝術課程
July 23, 2007, 11:43 pm
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Student Enrolment for Summer Chinese arts course for under 18 

Islington Chinese Association has been awarded a small grant to start up a Children’s Arts Centre in the near future; a part time Chinese Arts Manager will be openly recruited helping to set up a Children’s Choir, a Chinese Music Instrumental Ensemble and a Dance Troupe for all.  It aims primarily to provide a variety of arts programme complementary to the Beijing Olympics in August 2008.  In the long run, these will be a most sought after courses for children who would like to learn and pursue the rich Chinese heritage.

Before the establishment of the Chinese Arts Centre, the Islington Chinese Association is organizing a 4 weeks taster class for under children under the age of 18 in the summer.

The traditional Chinese dance class will be taught by professional dancer Wu Yanmei (MeiMei) on Saturdays August 4, 11, 18 and 25.  Junior class for ages 6-12 will be taught between 10.30am to 11.30am.  Youth class for ages 13-18 will be taught between 11.30am to 1pm.  Participants will only need to wear comfortable costumes and shoes, teaching materials will be provided by the Association.  The fee for each of the full course is £10.  Enrolments limited to 15 students.

Chinese musical instrument Erhu and Yangqin class for 8 to 18 years old will be taught by maestro Christopher Li on Saturdays August 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 1pm to 3pm.  Erhu students will have to carry their own musical instrument, Yangqin students may share use of the instrument provided by the Association.  The fee for the full course is £10.  Enrolment strictly limited to 15 students.

Islington Chinese Association enjoys a convenient and spacious premises, the address is at 33 Giesbach Road, London N19 3DA can be reached by Archway Station on the tube, Upper Holloway by over ground, buses 4 W5, C11, 17, 41, 43, 134, 143, 210,263, 271,390 all pass through Archway.  Telephone number: 020-72635986, email:, website:

Islington Chinese Association is a registered charity, we welcome donation of Chinese musical instruments, dance costumes and accessories, music scrolls, CDs and coupons for performing arts events.  


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