Mid-Autumn (Moon) Festival Community Party

Dear GNCA Families and Friends,

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, GNCA is hosting a community party/picnic. Please join us to meet new friends and families, enjoy great food and fun! Feel free to bring lawn chairs and blankets as seating is limited.  

WhenOct. 8 (Sunday), 2017 12:00-3:30pm
WhereRiver Park 1100 Knox Valley Drive(Opposite to Brentwood Library)Brentwood
Activities: music, dance, games and inspiring science experience for children by Mr. Bund and the Science Guys
Food: Chinese lunch box, Moon Cake, fruit and drinks
Tickets: $5/person, kids 5 and under free without lunch box

Tickets are available at the following location:

Please contact GNCA Event Committee at gncaevent@gmail.com for more ticketing information.  




艳阳高照,金秋送爽。一年一度的传统节日中秋节即将来临,纳城华人协会为朋友们准备了一场别具一格的欢度活动。本次活动即有传统的音乐、舞蹈、拔河、跳绳、呼啦圈、击鼓传花;还有由颇具名气的Mr. Bond and the Science Guys 特意为孩子们提供的儿童科幻魔术。



地点:River Park, 1100 Knox Valley Dr. Brentwood, TN(Brentwood 图书馆对面)
票价:每人 $5.00,儿童五岁以下免费,但无餐饮。


  • 范德堡大学:Eskind Biomedical Library 外面的圆桌, 10月6日以前的每周四和周五中午12:00pm至1:00pm
  • Franklin/Brentwood: Crossroads of the Nations 教会,7116 Crossroads Blvd。 Brentwood, 10月6日以前的每周六下午 2:30pm至3:00pm。
  • 慧中中文学校:1700 Natchez Trace, Nashville 10月6日以前的周六下午1:00pm – 3:00pm


GNCA Duan Wu Picnic at Fairgrounds is canceled

Dear GNCA Friends and Families,

Due to the “mostly thunderstorm ” weather forecast for tomorrow (5/27 Sat), GNCA Duan Wu Picnic at the Fairgrounds is canceled.

Your Duan Wu ticket receipt can be swapped for China Lights official ticket- adult for adult, child for child. No additional charge.If you pay for your kids younger than 5 years old, you will be refunded $5 as they are free admission to China Lights.If you or your friends want to purchase additional China Lights tickets you can do so during the ticket swap. More details about China Lights can found on their website (https://chinalightsnashvilletn.com/).

Your GNCA contact listed below will facilitate the ticket swap and refund.If you order at Chinatown, you can also swap the tickets there or contact to Peng Xu (peng.xu8133@gmail.com).

GNCA Duanwu contact lists
Yan Zhao (yanzhao216@gmail.com)
Jiang Fan (fjlhong@gmail.com )
Tao You (youtao20@gmail.com )
Michael Cheung (cmichael187@aol.com)
Christine Lai (christine_p_lai@yahoo.com)

It is a difficult decision to GNCA. We apologize for the cancellation and any inconvenience to you.
Any question, feel free to contact GNCAEvent@gmail.com





China Lights Festival

Dear GNCA Friends,

We would like to invite you and your family to a wonderful culture event supported by the Greater Nashville Chinese Association. A group of Chinese artists from Zigong, Sichuan province came from thousands of miles away to put together an amazing Chinese lantern show at the Nashville Fairgrounds. The show starts from mid. May till mid. June. The Greater Nashville Chinese Association has secured a limited number of special discount tickets for GNCA friends of families to enjoy the lanterns and festivities. Tickets purchase are cash only and please contact GNCAEvent@gmail.com for ticketing info. You can also purchase tickets at Chinatown Restaurant at Green Hills or contact the following GNCA officers and board members for tickets near your area.

For Vanderbilt University area, please contact Tao You at youtao20@gmail.com, Tel: 615 481-8304;

For Brentwood area, please contact Yan Zhao at yanzhao216@gmail.com, Tel: 615 293-3599;

For Franklin area, please contact Li Weaver at liweaver@jcpforum.com, Tel: 615 521 3860;

For Mt. Juliet/Murfreesboro area, please contact Michael Chen at michk1201001@gmail.com, Tel: 615-892-5004;



推介端午节和灯节- China Light Festival


端午节野餐和中国花灯节:作为纳城首次中国花灯节的协作单位,纳城华人协会于5月27日(周六)下午2:00在 Nashville Fairgrounds 举办每年一度的端午节野餐。我们特别将端午节和中国花灯节结合在一起进行,让大家享受传统的中餐和粽子,然后观赏精彩的演出和绚丽的灯展 。不能参加端午节活动的中外朋友们可以在 GNCA 购买花灯节入场券,比在灯节售票处购票优惠20%,可以在灯节的任何一天使用。希望大家提前预订,我们将会根据预售票来决定餐盒的数目,如当日购票,届时可能无法提供餐盒。






Dear GNCA Friends and Families,

As the spring arrives again Greater Nashville Chinese Association (GNCA) is happy to announce an exciting Chinese cultural event for GNCA families and friends.

Duanwu Picnic with China Lights at Fairgrounds: On May 27, 2017, Saturday GNCA will host the annual Duanwu Picnic from 2:00-4:30 p.m. at the Nashville Fairgrounds. After the picnic, GNCA guests can enjoy the China Lights Show and Performances at the Fairgrounds. As a co-host of the culture event GNCA is pleased to offer you and your families discounted ticket for both the picnic and the light show.  You can taste gourmet Chinese food such as zongzi (sticky rice with delicious filling wrapped in bamboo leaves) and enjoy spectacular Chinese lanterns and cultural performances by local talents. The sale of the special Duanwu picnic tickets will start now till 3:00 p.m. on May 27. The picnic lunch boxes are of limited supply and are first come first serve to advance ticket buyers.

China Lights Discount Tickets: As a co-sponsor of the event, GNCA has secured discounted tickets for friends and families who could not join us on the Duanwu Picnic Day. The discounted China Lights tickets are valid from May 12 – June 11, 2017 (closed Monday). The Fairgrounds official ticket prices are: $15 (adult), $10 (child/senior), and $30 (VIP). We have limited number of discounted tickets for sale and will have designated sales locations during the weekends. Tickets purchase is cash only and no refund for unused tickets. Please check GNCA website: www.gncamembers.com or email your ticket order or questions to GNCAEvent@gmail.com.
The mission of GNCA is to serve the Chinese community in Middle Tennessee areas, providing a platform for cultural and education diversity among the Chinese and other communities. GNCA welcomes your families and friends to join us in May at the fantastic Duanwu Picnic, performances and China Lights. We hope to meet many new friends and share our cultures together.


Yan Zhao
President, Greater Nashville Chinese Association GNCA