CANWA Members promote Chinese culture in our communities


We donate money and support poor kids for school


Multiple big events in the communities every year - both educational and entertaining

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Dragon boat festival is around comer, Volunteers, members, nonmembers got together at Sherry Shao's home wrapping Zongzi, sweet rice in bamboo leaves, one traditional appetizer


May 6, 17 was a beautiful day, Jones Center Springdale drew a big crowd to Cinco De Mayo event presented by Hispanic Woman's Organization of Arkansas.


Bentonville may be a small town but each year the first Friday International Festival draws large crowds.

Dance in the mall

We are honored to perform at dance to the day, which is hosted by Washington regional medical center at NWA mall during their hearth fair.

Year-of-The Rooster

Chinese New Year, the Year of The Rooster was celebrated at the Har-Ber High School on January 28th 2017! 500+ people came to join us in celebration.


CANWA celebrated the Chinese Moon Festival in Fayetteville with families and friends in NWA, with great entertainment, food, and games for all ages.


Together with local international organizations, our dance team had a wonderful performance at botanic garden of OZark.

Women Leadership

CANWA and two other non profit organizations hosted a women leadership seminar to support and mentor women professionals in NWA.


CANWA wants to celebrate Chinese Dragon Boat Festival with friends and families!

What We Have:


This year, we are very excited to announce that we are calling for 2016 CANWA Education Scholarship candidates, targeting towards first year freshmen in rural China who otherwis