CHF administers several programs, including A Passage to China, our Graduate Fellowship in History at the University of Minnesota, recognition of individuals and volunteers who have made significant contributions to our community at large.  

We invite everyone who has an interest in Chinese culture and arts, and who wishes to participate or volunteer at our activities and programs, to contact us at admin@chineseheritagefoundation.org

Dream of the Red Chamber Opera Project is our most recent completed project.  We are very excited about commissioning a new contemporary opera based on this beloved Chinese classic novel.  Visit our many pages on this significant initiative and come along as we follow it around the world!

Do peruse all these pages about our programs and events, and tell us what piques your interest or what you would like to know more of.  We are always happy to provide additional information.

Chinese Minnesotan of Note
Chinese Minnesotans of Note (all rights reserved) is a program of CHF to honor individuals who have, in addition to their professional achievements, given generously of themselves to our community and our state, creating a lasting impact in the process...
Dream of the Red Chamber Opera Project
In 2011 CHFF embarked on a seemingly impossible project to commission a new, contemporary opera based on the beloved Chinese classic novel, Dream of the Red Chamber (Dream). This opera would be premiered by a major U.S. opera company...
The Chinese Immigrant Experience
The March 2017 production of Paper Dreams of Harry Chin premiered by the History Theatre in St. Paul has sparked much interest in the Chinese Immigrant Experience. Many second or third generation Chinese Americans are finding a spot in their hearts that has been covered over for many years...
A Passage to China
Genesis – To celebrate the long history of Chinese Americans in Minnesota, CHF, in 2008, developed the idea of a fair, titled A Passage to China, to consist of interactive booths at which fair goers would be introduced to different aspects of Chinese culture, e.g. paper folding, using chopsticks, Chinese painting and calligraphy...
In Memoriam
On these pages, we celebrate Minnesotans who have led exemplary lives and left our community better than they found it. They made significant contributions towards mutual understanding between our community and the Minnesota community...
Fellowships and Scholarships
Encouraging in-depth studies on important topics in Chinese heritage, culture, and history is a core mission of CHF. From time to time we establish fellowships and scholarships in colleges and universities for this purpose...
Interesting Cultural Facts
While it seems that in nowadays information on practically any topic is widely available, we have found that cogent articles on famous Chinese festivals, regional practices, or sometimes origins of foods, are often lacking...