2015 Chinese Calligraphy Competition Results

Results are posted in the Chinese version of this article. Congratulations to all our winners!

A special thank you to our 7 judges: 李中華先生、李金華女士、焦祖平先生、楊德進先生、陳啟雄先生、謝宗熙女士及虞定一先生
Also, thank you to our sponsors, City of Richardson and Overseas Community Affairs Council, Republic of China.

Pictures from the 2015 Chinese Calligraphy Competition:
比賽現場-4 書法比賽全體合照 高級組參賽者

公開組參賽者-2 公開組參賽者-1 中級組參賽小朋友

初級組參賽者 比賽現場-1 比賽現場-3

Lecture on Chinese Ceramics

Come enjoy a brief talk on the history of Chinese Ceramics and the authentication of Chinese Antique Ceramics. The lecturer will be Mrs. Teresa Tsao, a former chief curator of ceramics at the National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.

PLACE: Dallas Chinese Community Center
400 N. Greenville Ave., #12, Richardson, TX 75081

Chinese Treasures Poster: Chinese Treasures

Due to limited seating, please reserve your place by calling 972-489-7776.

Texas Written Drivers License Test Class (Open Enrollment)

This class will help students improve their Driver’s Education on a Saturday and Sunday. This two-day course will prepare you for the Written Examination in order to acquire the Learner’s Permit that leads to the Driver’s License. The course covers seven units from Driver Responsibility to Road Signs, from Right of Way to Defensive Driving. Online test can be taken once the course is complete on the second day. Once you pass the test and receive your certificate, you can go to the Department of Public Safely for the eye exam and road test when you are ready. Registration fee: $100. Online course: $75. The online course materials will be in English, but we have prepared the Chinese translation with personal assistance by bilingual volunteers. Last year, all participants passed the written test after completing the course. Please contact DCCC at (972) 480-0311 for detail information.

Children’s Calligraphy Class (Open Enrollment)

Thomas Yu, a well known calligrapher in Dallas, will be teaching this course for 10 weeks. During this ten-week course, Mr. Yu will teach children basic foundation, from seating posture, brush holding to actually writing. It is a great opportunity for your kids to experience and appreciate calligraphy and to increase their enthusiasm to write Chinese characters. Mr. Yu received Chinese calligraphy basic instruction from his great uncle and grandpa at age 7. He also learned from Mr. Yo, a professor at the Arts Institute of Peking and has been practicing ever since. He has lectured at Washington University Chinese Art Festival in St. Louis, MO, Dallas Museum of Art and Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas, Campbell Museum in Fort Worth, as well as SMU, UTD, Richland College, Austin College, Chinese Community Center and many other institutions in the DFW area. The cost of the course is $100 for 10 lessons. If interested in enrolling, please come by DCCC to register or contact us at 972-480-0311.

2016 ESL Class (January 11 – April 21)

With the Adult ESL class, you will learn writing skills, proper pronunciation and grammar. The program is an intensive learning experience that will help improve your English skills.

Current spring class dates are from January 11 to April 21. There is no tuition, rather only a $20 entry fee and $50 for textbooks. Course includes speaking, listening, reading and writing. If interested in enrolling, please come by DCCC to register or contact us at 972-480-0311.