A Mission of Bridging the Peoples of Minnesota and China

USCPFA-MN is dedicated to developing and strengthening friendship and understanding between the peoples of the United States and China.

uscpfa-red-bar-heavywbrushworkUSCPFA-MN UPCOMING EVENTS

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK!  We are happy to announce that we have a NEW USCPFA-MN Facebook pageClick here and “like us” so you are always up-to-date on our news and events.

APPLY BY June 26 for USCPFA Educational Tour to China, October 19-29, 2015.  For details send email to tours@uscpfa.org and for tour application and brochure click here.

June 28 (Act I) and August 9 (Act II): Join the Chinese Heritage Foundation for a luncheon and discussion of Dream of the Red Chamber in anticipation of the Fall 2016 world premiere production of CHF’s Dream of the Red Chamber Opera by the San Francisco Opera.  RSVP by June 22 send email to chff@chineseheritagefoundation.org

July 11 & 12, 2015 Join the USCPFA-MN Dragon Boat Team and row a real Dragon Boat at the Phalen Park Dragon FestivalClick here for details.  Stop by the USCPFA-MN booth and say “hi!”  Join the team by June 26 by sending email to ralphbeha@comcast.net

July 16-18, 2015: Sister Cities International Conference in Minneapolis.  Volunteers needed.  Sign up at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a48a9aa23a2fb6-volunteers

July 19, 2015:  Minneapolis Sister City Day; 1-5 p.m. Nicollet Island Pavilion.  Celebrate the Minneapolis-Harbin sister relationship.  Details:  http://www.minneapolis.org/sistercitiesday

September 11-13, 2015:  USCPFA National Convention in Atlanta.  Members can attend.  Convention website: www.uscpfa-national2015.org

September 27, 2015:  Chinese Moon Festival


Be sure to check the new website for the MN China Friendship Garden Society

Members may be interested in reading an article by Gary Erickson, “Kaolin: From Ancient Porcelains to Nanocomposites,”  published in Elements.   Click here.



Learn about China.  Eat Chinese Food.  Make new friends.

Join us for China-related activities, including our annual Chinese New Year Banquet, educational lectures, the annual Passage to China event at the Mall of America, special dinners with visiting delegations from China, specialized trips to China, and more.



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USCPFA-MN is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and membership is tax-deductibleuscpfa-red-bar-heavywbrushwork

USCPFA-MN deeply appreciates Bob Schmitt of Laughing Waters Studio for his artistic and technical skill and the donation of his talent and innumerable hours to make this website a reality.  USCPFA-MN also acknowledges the many hours Linda Mealey-Lohmann put into gathering, organizing, and inputing materials for the website and the care that Mary Warpeha put into gathering photos and materials and writing copy for this website.  Without these three, this new website would not have happened.  Finally, USCPFA-MN wishes to thank the members of the Website Development Committee-Mary Warpeha, Linda Mealey-Lohmann, Ted Farmer, Carole Hyder, and Walter Graff, for their many hours of brainstorming and guidance.