United Nations Dinner

Weihai Sister City members attended the UN dinner with all Santa Barbara’s Sister City groups.




Chinese New Years Dinner

Join us in celebrating the Year of the Sheep!

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Where: China Pavilion on Chapala Street

When: Tuesday, February 24 – Festivities begin at 6:30pm

The Menu

Hot and Sour Soup
Crispy Walnut Prawns Mongolian Beef
Kung Pao Chicken
Spicy Basil Chinese Eggplant
Baby Bok Choy with Shitake Mushrooms Steamed Rice

Cost: $30 Members, $35 Non-Members (per person, includes gratuity)

Please RSVP and Mail Checks to: Bets Wienecke, SB-Weihai Sister City Association, PO Box 41522, Santa Barbara, CA, 93140

(questions: Eliesa at 805-729-3565)

Weihai Chinese New Year invite 2015

Movie Night is coming again on June 19

What: The King of Masks (1999)
Where: Montecito YMCA
When: Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:00pm
Cost: Free!

Discussion to follow the movie.

The King of Masks (1999)

The streets of 1930’s Sichuan set the stage for THE KING OF MASKS, an award-winning tale of hope and transformation in the face of poverty and loneliness. As a rare master of an ancient art, the skills of THE KING OF MASKS are sought out by even the most beloved star of the esteemed Chinese Opera. But tradition dictates that the aging master’s trade only be passed on to a male heir. Desperate for his art to survive, THE KING OF MASKS finds an apprentice in a destitute child purchased on the black market. When the child reveals an unexpected secret, their relationship is suddenly tested by both the old man’s stubborn sense of tradition and the established customs of China.

Learn about the Santa Barbara – Weihai Sister Cities Association

View our promotional video from the City of Santa Barbara (external link).

SB-Weihai Movie Night


Join us at the Montecito YMCA on Thursday, April 17th at 7:00pm to view  Globe Trekker China.  Discussion to follow the movie.

Read a review of the film at DVD Movie Central.

Travel in Hangzhou

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The Santa Barbara Weihai Sister City Association visited Hangzhou on their last trip to China.

The Los Angeles Times Reports on this travel destination:


China: Sips of Hangzhou are savored like a fine tea
HANGZHOU, China — Few cities in this vast, complex land rival Hangzhou in the hearts and minds of the Chinese.


Weihai Student Exchange

Upcoming activities

Tuesday, August 9 – City Hall Tour and Natural History Museum

Wednesday, August 10 – Double Dolphin Harbor Cruise

Thursday, August 11 – Jon Lee Beach Volleyball Camp

Friday, August 12 – UCSB Tour

Monday, August 15 – Inspiration Point Hike

Tuesday, August 16 – Disneyland

Thursday, August 18 – Farewell BBQ

Friday, August 19 – Hollywood Tour