Long Beach-Qingdao Association

Winner of the 2010 Best Overall Program Award from Sister Cities International!
12/31/2013 - Celebrate Chinese New Year And The Spring Festival

The Long Beach–Qingdao Sister City Association, the People’s Republic of China Chinese Consulate, the Long Beach Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Orange County Bar Association invite you to celebrate Chinese New Year and the Spring Festival. This annual event has been a Long Beach tradition the past (14) years, bringing the southern California community together to celebrate Chinese culture, delicious foods, Chinese gifts and tradition and family for the Chinese New Year. This year we celebrate the YEAR OF THE HORSE with entertainment - Lion Dance, Chinese mag [...] Read more

12/12/2013 - ANNOUNCING LBQA’s 2014 CHINA TRIP

The LBQA invites you to join it’s Special - 2014 Delegation to China, visiting Shanghai and Long Beach’s Sister City Qingdao. “Qingdao has a unique history, including the strong influence of its German occupation at the dawn of the 20th century,” said Mary E. Barton, President of the LBQA. “The city has preserved much of the beautiful German architecture and excellent infrastructure and is home to a huge port and scenic waterfront - not to mention the Tsing-Tao Brewery, of course! The Germans knew Qingdao had great potential, so they invested heavily.  With today’s population of more than eight milli [...] Read more