Long Beach-Qingdao Association

Winner of the 2010 Best Overall Program Award from Sister Cities International!
09/29/2013 - U.S. Sailing Team Wins First Pan-Pacific University Sailing Championship

July 17, 2013. THREE GLORIOUS DAYS OF SAILING IN XIAMEN, XIAMEN, CHINA The first Pan-Pacific University Sailing Championship (also billed as the Third Taiwan Strait College Regatta) got underway on Monday, July 15 and concluded on July 17, 2013, after three days of spirited and challenging sailing in light to moderate airs in Wu Yan Bay, Xiamen, China. Twenty college teams competed including the California State University Long Beach Sailing Team from Long Beach, California, Singapore Management University Sailing Team from Singapore, four teams from Taiwan, and fourteen teams from China, [...] Read more

09/28/2013 - Long Beach to Demonstrate Local Gardens in China At 2014 International Expo

When the International Horticulture Expo opens in China in 2014, over 12 million visitors will be able to enjoy a typical Long Beach home garden, thanks to a new effort by the Long Beach-Qingdao Association, StudiONEleven, Long Beach City College, and the City. The massive Expo is currently under construction in Qingdao, China, sister city of Long Beach.  "Qingdao has allocated hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of effort to this huge project," said Malcolm Green, who is chairing the effort for the LBQA.  "It will be a major international attraction, and we are proud to [...] Read more