Long Beach-Qingdao Association

Winner of the 2010 Best Overall Program Award from Sister Cities International!
05/07/2014 - Chinese Sister City Group Tours “Long Beach Garden”

Nearly twenty local residents attended the grand opening of the International Horticultural Exposition in Qingdao, China, last week. The highlight was a tour of the “Long Beach Garden,” representing five different historical approaches to gardening in our city—a project more than two years in the making. Headed by Mary E. Barton, President of the Long Beach-Qingdao Association, the delegation included two officials from the Port of Long Beach who had also toured the Port of Qingdao (a sister port), a Horticulture group from Long Beach City College, and the High Tide Quartet, who sang barbe [...] Read more