Chinese New Year Festival in Portland

Excerpts from the Penobscot Maritime Museum Feb 24, 2009 — On Saturday, January 31, 2009, Education Director Betty Schopmeyer helped usher in the Year of the Ox at a Chinese New Year Festival in Portland. Sponsored by the Chinese American Friendship Association of Maine (CAFAM), the all day celebration was attended by several hundred peopleContinue reading “Chinese New Year Festival in Portland”

Watching the battle

Excerpt from the Portland Press Herald CAFAM Chinese School students watching a martial arts demonstration by Nikos Simmons (left) and Soren Donisvitch of the River View Foundation. In the background watching are, from left to right, Nina Henrikson, Sarah Stauffer, Catie Cough, Anna Foo, Madeline Shields and standing is Fan Luo. Photo by James Shield.Continue reading “Watching the battle”