Upcoming Events

January 2020

Book Talk, “Will China Save the Planet?” by Barbara Finamore

 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus 

CAFAM will co-host with the Maine World Affairs Council for a talk by Barbara Finamore about her book, “Will China Save the Planet?, on China’s role in combating climate change. More details soon!

November 2019

Art by Grace Chen, an Award-Winning Artist from Taiwan

Invited by MECA as a guest speaker and visiting artist. Grace Chen’s exhibit is on display from November 1 – 15th, 2019 @ MECA
Opening Reception this Friday, November 1st from 5-7pm during First Walk

November 2019

Mandarin Chinese Roundtables

Come and partake in fun and informal conversations in Mandarin and get to know a community of like-minded people. Mandarin Roundtables  are open to all interested — members and non-members of CAFAM, students and non-students of The Language Exchange — and to all levels of Mandarin Chinese.
Roundtables are held at The Language Exchange, 75 Market Street, Suite 305 (3rd floor) in downtown Portland.

– Wednesday November 6, 2019 – 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
– Wednesday November 20, 2019 – 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Click here for dates of upcoming roundtables.
Also, sign up for e-mail updates with CAFAM here: http://tinyurl.com/y2h2ptec


February 2020

Lunar New Year Celebration

CAFAM and the USM Confucius Institute invite you to our 2020 Lunar New Year event for Year of the Rat!

  • Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Westbrook, Maine
  • Saturday,  February 1, 2020
  • 10am – 3pm

Want to explore previous years? Check out 2010-2017 or 2019.

Who We Are

The Chinese & American Friendship Association of Maine provides forums and outreach to promote awareness of and appreciation for Chinese culture. More.


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