GNCA 2020 Duanwu Festival is going online and we need your help!

Yesterday Nashville entered Phase Two of what is hoped to be a gradual reopening of the city. As much as we would love to be together in person, we believe it is in the community’s best interest to hold this year’s Duanwu Festival celebration online. Instead of our typical outdoor picnic gathering, we are considering […]

2019 Mid-Autumn Festival

GNCA’s 2019 Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner! We will host our annual festival event on Sunday, September 15th, 5-8pm at Granny White Park. Please click on the flyer for more details. Entrance to the event is free and includes all events and activities, as well as free snacks (mooncakes, fruit, bottled water). […]

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 […]