2019 Dragon Boat Festival: Sign Up Now for Team Friendship

This year the US-China Peoples Friendship Association (Minnesota Chapter) will be floating “Team Friendship” once again, and once again we are looking for paddlers, helpers and sponsors/backers. The event will again be held at Phalen Regional Park in St. Paul, on July 13 and 14. We have registered a boat for Saturday, July 13 (yet Read more about 2019 Dragon Boat Festival: Sign Up Now for Team Friendship[…]

Invite All to attend “Pitfalls for All STEM Professionals in a New Era of US-China Relations” at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Center on April 4

Federal Court, Federal Bar Association, U of MN China Center, and Kingsfield Law Public Outreach Event to Examine Pitfalls for All S.T.E.M. Professionals in a New Era of U.S.-China Relations Minneapolis, MN – China was involved in 90 percent of all economic espionage cases handled by the Department of Justice over the last seven years, Read more about Invite All to attend “Pitfalls for All STEM Professionals in a New Era of US-China Relations” at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Center on April 4[…]

Board Member Ken Lau Accompanies Minneapolis Delegation to Harbin.

Board member Ken Lau has accompanied a Minneapolis delegation led by two City Council members, Kevin Reich and Steve Fletcher, to Minneapolis’ Sister City Harbin (Heilongjiang) to celebrate the opening of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival. The delegation included members of the leadership of Meet Minneapolis, local China Insight publisher Greg Hugh, and Read more about Board Member Ken Lau Accompanies Minneapolis Delegation to Harbin.[…]

Register Chinese New Year Banquet on February 10

Register for the 2019 USCPFA-MN Chinese New Year Banquet!   This year’s banquet, to be held on Sunday evening, February 10, will once again feature the delicious banquet fare at the Peking Garden Restaurant.  We’re doubly lucky this year to have Mr. Jarrelle Barton, gucheng player extraordinaire, entertain us at the banquet.  Groups that sponsor a table will Read more about Register Chinese New Year Banquet on February 10[…]

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[…]

Upcoming USCPFA-MN Events

We are currently planning a Moon Festival event (Zhong qui jie) in mid-September (likely Sunday, September 23), in collaboration with the Chinese Culture Club of Macalester College and featuring a traditional Chinese music ensemble, moon-themed music, and Moon Cakes.  Stay tuned for details. A delegation from Harbin is tentatively planning to visit Minneapolis from September Read more about Upcoming USCPFA-MN Events[…]

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[…]