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KCCAA 2019 Spring Visa Event

When: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 1:30– 3:30pm
Where: Emmanuel Chinese Baptist Church, 10101 England Drive, Overland Park, KS 66212
Service Items: Chinese visa only (no Chinese passport, or travel certificate, etc.)
For visa information and required documents for each visa type, please refer the information listed on the Consulate General’s website:
http://www.chinaconsulatechicago.org/eng/ywzn/qzhz/qz/
Visa Fee and Service Charge: The required visa fee is $140 for US Citizen, and $90 for non-US Citizen. In addition to the visa fee required by the Consulate General, service charge of $40 for member and $50 for non-member per passport/applicant will be collected by KCCAA.
Please combine the required visa fee (to Consulate General) and service charge (to KCCAA) together and make one payment to “KCCAA”. Cash or personal checks are accepted. Credit cards are NOT accepted.
No need for return envelope. The Visa will be distributed to you by KCCAA in approximately two (2) to three (3) weeks.

2019 春季堪城中美联合会中国签证活动的通知

时间: 周六, 二零一九年四月十三日, 下午 1:30 – 3:30
地点: 以马内利华人浸信会, 10101 England Drive, Overland Park, KS 66212
服务项目: 只代办中国签证 (不受理中国护照, 旅行证, 及养老金资格审核的服务)
为方便社区,堪城中美联合会(KCCAA)将代办赴华签证。具体申请材料及收费要求, 请参照中国芝加哥总领馆网页如下:
http://www.chinaconsulatechicago.org/chn/qzhz/qz/
签证及服务费用:除了领事馆要求的签证费($140美国护照,$90其他非美国护照)以外, 堪城中美联合会将对每本护照/申请人收取相应代办手续费, $40 (会员),$50 (非会员)。
请将签证费和代办手续费一起付给堪城中美联合会(KCCAA), 接受现金或个人支票付款,不收信用卡。然后由堪城中美联合会统一支付领事馆要求的签证费用。
申请人不需要回邮信封.签证办完后, 堪城中美联合会将派人赴中国驻芝加哥总领馆领取护照及签证, 并统一发放. 根据领馆工作负荷,签证处理时间大约为两到三周。…

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KCCAA 2019 Chinese New Year Celebration

CNY Gala Ticket plus KCCAA Membership – $15 plus one membership per family

Purchase Standard/Non-Membership Tickets Only: $20 

Purchase/Renew KCCAA Membership Only (no tickets) – $10  

All the tickets purchased online will be available to be picked up on Saturday Jan. 26th, 2019 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at JCCC.

The “Kansas City Chinese New Year Celebration” to be presented by Kansas City Chinese American Association (KCCAA), University of Kansas Confucius Institute, and Edgar Snow Memorial Foundation (ESMF) will be held in Johnson County Community College (JCCC) on Saturday January 26th, 2019.

The Chinese New Year celebration activities include Chinese Speech Competition, Chinese Cultural Fair, Miss Asia USA Casting Call, and the Chinese New Year Gala. This year on stage we will have Chinese acrobatics, Leyue Performing Arts, Jasmine Chinese Dance Group, KC Chinese School, Chinese Classical Arts Qipao Association, Crescendo Conservatory, American Dance Center, and other talented musicians and performers. This year Bo Lings Chinese Restaurant will provide delicious Chinese food in the lobby of the Carlsen during the afternoon culture events. All are welcome to come and celebrate the Chinese New Year with us!

All day time Chinese New Year celebration activities are free to the public, and the tickets for evening gala for KCCAA members and non-members are $15 and $20 respectively, with discounted advanced purchase ticket of $12 and $18 prior to January 14, 2019. Different approaches to secure the gala tickets including:

1) Onsite Walk-up Purchase at JCCC Box Office (12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210) from 10am to 5pm Monday – Friday. All ticket price at $25 (Including service fee)

2) Online Purchase through kccaa.org with three options:
a). Standard/Non-Member Ticket: $20 ($18 prior to January 14, 2019)
b). Member Gala Ticket: $15 ($12 prior to January 14, 2019) + $10 membership/Family
Need to purchase 2018 KCCAA Membership ($10/Family) together, and each family member can purchase up to 8 gala tickets.
c). Membership card only: $10/Family
All tickets and membership card purchased online can be picked up from 5:00 to 7:00pm on January 26th, 2019 in front of the Yardley Hall.

3) Pre-order through local Chinese organizations and pay discount prices at $12. Please see below ticketing poster for details. The pre-ordered tickets will be provided to the Designated Organizations one week after receiving the final ticket count by January 14, 2019, and the Designated Organization will distribute pre-ordered …

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Edgar Snow Symposium – October 4-6, 2018

Edgar Snow Memorial Foundation (KCCAA’s long time sponsor) has announced today the final program of Edgar Snow Symposium to be held this week in Kansas City. They have gathered a group of prominent speakers, including: Ambassador Cui TianKai, former President of Asia Society Ambassador Nick Platt, CBS White House Chief Correspondent – Major Garrett, former US Dept. of Commerce White House Senior Advisor- Eric Branstad and Governor Colyer. For the first time, there will be a full day business program (Saturday, Oct. 6) with national and local business leaders as speakers. All sessions are free (except for meals). Registration is needed due to limited space capacity. If you are interested to participant in Friday or Saturday program, please send your name and sessions you plan to attend to jen@jentonyes.com or Nancyhill@umkc.edu.

Edgar Snow Symposium Program 2018

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Wonderful moments of KCCAA 2018 Chinese New Year Celebration

2018 Chinese New Year Gala Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXcehqPw9iQ&feature=youtu.be

Photos

Photographer:  Fuxue Jin

More pictures:

by Guocai Song
by Gary
 by Haijun Wei
by Haijun Wei
by Haijun Wei
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Chinese New Year Greetings From Our Friends

Please come and join us on January 27, 2018.  Click here for ticket and activities information of 2018 KCCAA Chinese New Year activities.…

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