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20th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT) in Xiamen, China
September 8th – 11th, 2018

Interested in expanding your business to the largest middle class population in the world? Then to you, we would like to promote The 20th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT)! The event focuses on nationality and internationality, investment negotiation and investment policy promotion, and coordinated development of national and regional economies. CIFIT will take place September 8-11, 2018 in Xiamen, China. This is a great opportunity for you and your business to get your foot in the door of the international market as well as make crucial business contacts. For more information and questions, please contact Baltimore-Xiamen Sister City Committee Business Sub-committee Chair, Robin Su, at robinsu16@gmail.com.

The BXSCC Celebrates Chinese-Language Education Initiatives in Baltimore
Wednesday, May 2nd & Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

On May 2nd, the BXSCC visited Baltimore Polytechnic Institute to celebrate four students with outstanding achievements in studying Chinese. Congratulations to Taurus Hink, Tarence Jones, Gabrielle Forbes and Heydy Herbert! 加油!

On May 22nd, the BXSCC sponsored a trip for 51 Baltimore Polytechnic Institute students in the school’s Chinese language program to the Chinese Embassy in Washington DC. The Chinese Embassy organized a tour of their magnificent ‘Chancery Building’  where many famous works by Chinese artists are on permanent display. Following the tour, the students engaged in a question and answer session with embassy staff about Chinese-American relations. The day ended with an authentic Chinese banquet at the ZhongShan Restaurant in Baltimore’s historic Chinatown on Park Avenue. The BXSCC has been sponsoring these trips for Baltimore high school students for the past 5 years.

Port Discovery Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration
Saturday, May 19th, 2018

BXSCC members brought calligraphy and paper crafts to Port Discovery Children’s Museum to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Baltimore City’s 2018 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Baltimore City Hall was filled with lively music and performances on Thursday, May 3rd, in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Event attendees observed performances representing a variety of Asian cultures, while enjoying food from local restaurants. Mayor Pugh graciously stopped by as well, to share some words on the rich history and importance of the Asian-American community in Baltimore.

The event was hosted by the Baltimore Kawasaki Sister Cities, the Baltimore Changwon Sister City Committee – BCSCC, and the Baltimore-Xiamen Sister City Committee, and sponsored by the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs, MECU, the Baltimore Dept. of Housing and Community Development and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts.

I Am the Change Youth Empowerment Conference
Saturday, April 28th, 2018

BXSCC members attended the 2018 I Am The Change Youth Empowerment conference at Western High School to host a panel introducing local grade school students to the benefits of studying abroad.