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YOUTH by Samuel Ullman (13 April 1840- 21 March 1924) Youth is not a time of life; It is a state of mind; It is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; It is a matter of the will, a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; It is […]

Lantern Festival 15 February 2014

Annual Lantern Festival organised by the Australia China Friendship Society on 15 February 2014 was very successful. Dancing and musical performances by Canberra Communities including the Australian Chinese Culture Exchange and Promotion Association were presented to celebrate this event. Click SL to watch slide show; click FS for full screen.

On a Positive Note

On a positive note I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree […]

Celebration of the 2014 National Multicultural Festival and Chinese New Year of Horse

Canberra celebrated 2014 National Multicultural Festival from 7 to 9 February. ACCEPA Children and Adult Dance Groups contributed together with other local and interstate community groups and overseas performers to celebrate the National Multicultural Festival and Chinese New Year of Horse. The costumes for the ACCEPA children dance performance, “Lantern Dance Jubilation” was sponsored by […]

Christmas Party 2013

The fourth Christmas Party, was again organised in conjunction with Canberra Australasian Christian Church (CACC) and ACT Chinese Australian Association (ACTCAA) and held on 8 December 2013. A total of 16 well-received singing and dancing programs were presented to a room of audiences in the Function Room, Level 2, Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre.


There was once this guy who is very much in love with his girl. This romantic guy folded 1,000 pieces of papercranes as a gift to his girl. Although, at that time he was just a small fry in his company, his future doesn’t seemed too bright, they were very happy together. Until one day, […]

Lawyer’s Compliment

“You seem to have more than the average share of intelligence for a man of your background,” sneered the lawyer at a witness on the stand. “If I wasn’t under oath, I’d return the compliment,” replied the witness.

诗中的思念 Longing in the Poem

诗中的思念 – 乐飞 于2008年 寒窗 被晚风轻轻地推响 梅的疏影 摇碎了一帘的月光 藏在诗中的思念 悄然窥望 似乎听见 心灵的寂寞声 珠落玉盘 ***** 寂夜 凝固了心灵的忧伤 泪眼紧握的素笺 将墨池里浸润的思念 写成没有标点的诗行 海枯不变,地老天荒 ***** 春天 仅是一个童话的绽放 冰雪的世界 掩没了石头的梦想 枫红被南雁衔走 月亮被霜天埋藏 风中伫立 等待着 一双眸子的星光 划过寒冬的晚上 Longing in the Poem by Le Fei 2008 translated by Hsing Chou 2013 window at cold night rattled by evening wind trying to come […]

2015 AFC Asian Cup in Australia

19 November 2013 23:41  Asian Cup 2015 (Qs) MD5: China 0-0 Saudi Arabia China remained second in Group C, but with third-placed Iraq beating Indonesia 2-0 in Jakarta, they must avoid defeat when they meet the Middle Eastern side in their final group game next March to secure their passage to Australia. AFC Asian Cup […]

Canberra’s Centenary Celebration on 9 November

Canberra’s rich cultural diversity celebrated Canberra’s Centenary with a multicultural bus tour and open day organised by the Centenary of Canberra and Canberra Multicultural Community Forum Inc. ACCEPA also contributed to the celebration and the ACCEPA Children and Adult Dance Groups performed three dances in the Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre on Sunday 9 November 2013. […]