The China Society of Southern California

Fostering friendship, understanding and appreciation

between China and America since 1935


Upcoming Program
We are on summer hiatus July, August and September. If anyone reading this has recommendations for our monthly speaker or music programs, please email us at

We are proud to announce that we have donated all proceeds from our May program to Huntington Library's Chinese Garden, Liu Fang Yuan or Garden of Flowing Fragrance. The grounds of Huntington Library is open everyday except Tuesdays, from 10:00  a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Community Events
Chinese Kun Opera - Love, Hatred, Passion, and Vengeance: A Selection of Kun Opera Arias
Enjoy an afternoon of Kun opera arias and traditional Chinese chamber music performed by the Chinese Kwun Opera Society and Spring Thunder Music Association. Kun opera, or kunqu, is one of the oldest and most refined forms of opera in China. Highlights of the performance will include "A Stroll in the Garden" and "An Interrupted Dream" from the 16th-century play The Peony Pavilion, and a scene from the opera Prophetic Paintings.

Cost is $10  plus $1.34 fee. To purchase  ticket, click here.
Genghis Khan Exhibition at the Reagan Library
The most comprehensive exhibition of Genghis Khan and his treasures are at the Reagan Library, its only Southern California stop on an international tour that has drawn more than a million visitors. On display through August 19, 2018.

Genghis the great civilizer and lawmaker, whose empire brought many innovations to the west, including 13th Century Mongolian-style democracy.

The Reagan Library is open 7 days a week, 10:00 to 5:00 except on major holidays