Fun at our Annual Meeting

Thanks to our special guest Sun Weide, Deputy Consul General of the People’s Republic of China for joining us!

See more pictures in our web album.


Spring Newsletter is here!

The Weihai Way sat down with Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider to discuss Weihai, Santa Barbara and our Sister City relationship.

Read all about it in the Santa Barbara – Weihai Sister Cities Spring 2010 Newsletter.

Postcards from Weihai

Weihai prides itself on being “Green”.  Outside the city you will find rows of wind turbines surrounded by fishing boats, fields and kelp farms.

2010 Annual Meeting & Banquet

Please join us for the Santa Barbara – Weihai Sister City Association Annual Meeting & Banquet, May 20, 5:30pm at The Empress Palace Restaurant.

  • “Year in Review” from President Peter Haslund
  • Special Guest – Deputy Consul General Sun Weide from the People’s Republic of China
  • Dinner, Friends & Fun!

Space is limitedThe deadline for Registration is May 17.

Menu for the Banquet

  1. Seafood Hot & Sour Soup
  2. Deep Fried Shrimp and Walnuts with mayonnaise Sauce
  3. Hong Kong Style Roasted Duck
  4. Hong Kong Style Asparagus Scallops
  5. Steamed Whole Fish Fillet
  6. Black Mushrooms with Chinese Broccoli
  7. Beef Steak with Honey Black Pepper Sauce
  8. Young Chow Fried Rice
  9. Dessert – Fruit Combination Platter

To register – click here

Postcards from Weihai

Shandong University has seven different campuses with the other six all located in the city of Jinan.  Combining all 7 campuses, the University has over 50,000 students.

Shandong University at Weihai offers 32 bachelors programs, 24 post graduate programs and 6 doctorate programs.

The Weihai campus sits very close to the International Beach.

Shanghai World Expo Opens

The Expo will run May 31 to October first with the theme “Better City – Better Life”.

See a photo gallery from the Sacramento Bee.

Postcards from Weihai

The Happiness Gate greets all that enter the port in Weihai.  A bar and restaurant sits atop of the gate.  From your table is a view of the Weihai skyline and Liugong Island.