Er-Hu Master Zhang Yu Ming to Perform in Minnesota

Mr. ZHANG Yu Ming, acclaimed master of the traditional Chinese er-hu ( 二胡) will perform on Saturday evening, September 15, at 7:00 pm at Sundin Hall on the Hamline University campus.  Joining Master ZHANG will be the award-winning String Werks Quintet.   Master ZHANG will also offer an er-hu seminar and a master class while he Read more about Er-Hu Master Zhang Yu Ming to Perform in Minnesota[…]

USCPFA-MN Showcases Minneapolis’ Chinese Sister City Harbin at Annual Sister Cities Day

On July 22, Minneapolis hosted its 11th annual “Sister Cities Day” celebration, at Nicollet Island Pavilion next to Minneapolis’ historic St. Anthony Falls. Hundreds of people attended the event, which featured displays from Minneapolis’ Sister Cities, performances from several countries, and free ice cream courtesy of Meet Minneapolis. Our Chapter once again staffed the Harbin Read more about USCPFA-MN Showcases Minneapolis’ Chinese Sister City Harbin at Annual Sister Cities Day[…]

2018 Team Friendship Paddles at Lake Phalen

After a year’s hiatus, our dragon boat crew “Team Friendship” once again participated in the Twin Cities’ Dragon Festival at Phalen Regional Park in St. Paul.  While our competitive performance was a bit disappointing, we were delighted to have a team with a great mix of paddlers of both Chinese and western heritage, with a Read more about 2018 Team Friendship Paddles at Lake Phalen[…]

Welcome from the President

Welcome to the Minnesota Chapter of the US-China Peoples Friendship Association! The USCPFA-MN was founded over 40 years ago, at a time when there were no diplomatic relations and few other connections between the Peoples Republic of China and the U.S., with the mission of building friendship and mutual understanding between the peoples of China Read more about Welcome from the President[…]