The children of the Chesapeake College Child Care Center sing the “Ni Hao Song” for the delegation. Ni Hao is the Chinese term for “hello.” The adults, from left, are Tiffany Wright, Heidi Garlick, and Sue Haddox.
Dr. Zhu Xihong, left, and Dr. Barbara Viniar, unveil the official pavilion plaque during dedication ceremonies.
Dr. Zhu Xihong, director of the Association for Overseas Friendship from the Suzhou Canglang District, said she hopes the pavilion will be an “inviting site to attest to the friendship” between Suzhou and Queen Anne’s County.
The Queen Anne’s Canglang Pavilion was a gift to Queen Anne’s County from the people of the Suzhou Canglang District of China. It was built by Chinese craftsman and features decorative rock formations taken from a lake near Suzhou.
Posted: Friday, May 20, 2011 1:00 am
Updated: 10:13 am, Fri May 20, 2011.
WYE MILLS The Queen Anne's Canglang Pavilion described as an
"inviting site to attest to the friendship" between Queen Anne's
County and the Suzhou Canglang District of China was formally
dedicated Monday afternoon on the campus of Chesapeake College.
The pavilion, modeled after a famous ancient pavilion in Suzhou,
is a gift to Queen Anne's County from the people of Suzhou in
observance of the long-standing sister county relationship between
the two areas.
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