Mission and Vision

The Sino-American Culture and Arts Foundation, Inc. (SACAF) is an independent, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization foundation to support cultural diversity and awareness in the United States. SACAF’s mission is to work and establish a bridge to increase friendship between the two cultures and promote cultural activities and educational workshops with Chinese and American communities especially low income communities. Our programs and events will foster, promote and advance greater knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture. SACAF has an impressive track record of bringing U.S and Chinese cultural interests together for large scale events.  more  Read More...

Events

SACAF has an impressive track record of bringing U.S. and Chinese cultural interests together for large scale events.

Past Events:

On Dec. 31, 2021, after an absence of one year, the annual in-person New Year’s Eve count down event in New York’s Times Square returned and Henan, China was there to dazzle.> > Read more...


On December 17, 2021 the ancient, elegant Chinese martial art of Taijiquan marked the first anniversary of its listing as a UNESCO world intangible cultural heritage, with a celebration in Times Square, New York City.
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The Yellow Mountains of Mount Huangshan, China got its spotlight moment on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, as the first virtual major tourism and cultural event between the US and China was held simultaneously in both New York and Huangshan, China.> > Read more...


The Expert Dialogue on Traditional Chinese Medicine Pandemic Combating Experience ---Greater New York Special Session was successfully held on April 16, 2020.> > Read more...


Guangzhou and Chongqing were the places to be for youth basketball fans in October 2019, as the 2019 China-U.S. Youth Basketball Friendship Games were held between October 13th and 20th, 2019.> > Read more...


A characteristically Chinese feast of sound and vision to celebrate Huangshan, known as Yellow Mountains, was held in the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday, May 3, 2019.> > Read more...


New York, NY, Nov 7, 2018: The 2018 Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Culture International Development Symposium, hosted by the Sino-American Culture and Arts Foundation (SACAF), with support from the Sino-American Friendship Association (SAFA), and Vital (US) Life Regeneration, Inc., was successfully held at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York this week. > > Read more...


New York, NY, November 3, 2018: The Xi’an Qujiang Cultural Tourism Company in partnership with the Sino-American Culture and Arts Foundation hosted the Xi’an Warrior Run in Battery Park City today. The run was accompanied by a cultural experience featuring Xi’an’s iconic Terracotta Warriors, traditional performances, and Xi’an cuisine. Tracing along the Hudson River, the race featured more than 200 runners and walkers who posed for photos with Xi’an tourist attractions printed on banners along the racecourse. > > Read more...




NEW YORK, NY, September 25, 2018: For the first time in its history, New York City Hall celebrated a favorite traditional Chinese festival – the Mid-Autumn Festival - with a taste of Beijing tradition from ancient time to modern. > > Read more...


Sat. December 30, 2017: New Yorkers were given a taste of “Beautiful Chongqing, A City with Mountains and Rivers” in Times Square today, December 30th, as the 2017 Chongqing China Global Tourism Presentation put the focus on the city.> > Read more...


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