garden chansha groupJoin in the celebration of the construction of the St. Paul-Changsha China Friendship Garden at Phalen Park.  Three structures fabricated in Changsha, the Xiang  Jiang Pavilion, the Hmong Heritage Wall, and the West Entrance Arch, will arrive around June 30.  On July 10, twelve artisans will arrive from Changsha to supervise the installation of the Xiang Jiang Pavilion, the sister-city gift from Changsha.  Come and celebrate the official Ceremonial Groundbreaking and Sister-city 30-year Anniversary on July 14, immediately following the opening ceremony of the Dragon Festival at 10:30.  Join the lion dancers parade at the Dragon Boat area along Phalen Lake to the construction site to see the progress and take photos of Mayor Melvin Carter and other dignitaries breaking ground.  This will be followed by a celebration at the Amphitheater next to Changsha Master Lei Yixin’s "Meditation" sculpture of cultural performances and making new friends.  Follow:


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