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[…]

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[…]