Long Beach-Qingdao Association

Winner of the 2010 Best Overall Program Award from Sister Cities International!
09/08/2015 - LBQA Dumpling Making Demo

The Long Beach-Qingdao association is teaming with the Forbidden City restaurant to bring to you a Chinese Cultural Cooking experience.  Visit with Forbidden City's owners Michael Brausen and Gao Yan, learn about the dumpling's role in Chinese culture, then do a hands-on dumpling folding and eating!

To register, email longbeachqingdao@gmail.com

To view the flyer, CLICK HERE

05/14/2015 - Share Your Long Beach Photos and Win!

The Long Beach-Qingdao Association is holding a photo contest. Winning photographers are recognized internationally.

The photo contest, Long Beach Favorites, is presented by the Long Beach-Qingdao Association (LBQA) and sponsored by FROMEX, Tuttle Cameras and William Wade Photography.
Winning photos will be exhibited in Long Beach and Qingdao in celebration of the 30th anniversary of our sister city organization, Long Beach Qingdao Association.  All of the events for the LBQA’s 30th Anniversary celebration are sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Enter your photos here.

04/27/2015 - Join in the Fun—our 30th Anniversary Year Has Begun!

It has been 30 years since our Long Beach-Qingdao Association was launched in 1985! We are celebrating with a series of momentous events in 2015! Perhaps you’d like to participate—so check out our events here, and let us know how you want to play a role!