Duanwu Festival

Dear Friends, Please join us at the Greater Nashville Chinese Association’s annual Duanwu Festival picnic celebration on Saturday, June 1 at 11am at Edwin Warner Park! Duanwu Festival, also known as Dragon Boat Festival, is a traditional holiday in the lunar calendar observed throughout China and much of Asia. Here at GNCA, the day has […]

Chinese Immigrants & Transcontinental Railroad at 150

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the historic Transcontinental Railroad, which transformed the American economy and culture! Who built the Transcontinental Railroad? Immigrants. And specifically, Chinese immigrants—at their peak, 90 percent of the workers were Chinese immigrants. Overcoming harsh working conditions and discriminatory policies when they first arrived, 150 years later Chinese […]

GNCA wraps up another successful Chinese New Year Gala

The Greater Nashville Chinese Association held its 2019 Chinese New Year Gala on Saturday, February 9. The event was a tremendous and record-breaking success, with over 800 guests coming together for a lively and enjoyable evening in celebration of Chinese culture’s most important holiday. We are grateful for the support of our sponsors; whose contributions […]

GNCA Chinese New Year Gala 2019

Dear GNCA Families and Friends, Chinese New Year is just around the corner! The Greater Nashville Chinese Association will be hosting our annual Chinese New Year Gala on Saturday, Feb. 9th, 2019 from 4:30-8:30 pm at Lipscomb University. Please see flyer for more detail and click here to purchase your tickets. We look forward to having your […]