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The Sino-American Friendship Association (SAFA) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit, educational organization. Founded in 1992, SAFA aims to develop and strengthening the friendship and mutual understanding between peoples of the United States and China.  more  Read More...


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Save the Date!
• 2014 Dec. 31, New Year's Eve Countdown
   Celebration @ Times Square;
• 2015 Feb., US-China Youth International Culture
   Winter Festival.

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Nov. 27, 2014 in New York-- History was made on Thanksgiving, November 27, 2014 in the United States for the first time as the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade reached across the globe, to present the ancient and contemporary culture of China's capital. One of the world's fastest rising cosmopolitan cites and tourism destination - Beijing - was united on one float at the 88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City before 3.5 million people during the parade and over 50 million on television.


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Nov. 27, 2014 in New York-- History was made on Thanksgiving, November 27, 2014 in the United States for the first time as the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade reached across the globe, to present the ancient and contemporary culture of China's capital. One of the world's fastest rising cosmopolitan cites and tourism destination - Beijing - was united on one float at the 88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City before 3.5 million people during the parade and over 50 million on television.
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On August 3, 2014, the 35th anniversary of the establishment of U.S.-China diplomatic was celebrated at the event “An Evening of Chinese Culture.” The evening celebrations included song and dance performances as part of the 2014 “U.S. China Youth International Culture Festival” in Broadway’s renown Town Hall.
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Dr. Ma Lin, Deputy Secretary-General of the Beijing Municipal Government brought welcoming remarks to delegates at Invest Caribbean Now 2014 and also was part of the “Bejing-Caribbean Tourism And Investment Opportunity” panel at the summit on June 4th in New York City.
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The eastern culture of China’s Shandong Province met the western culture of new year's eve celebration as the Sino-American Friendship Association (SAFA) co-hosted the opening ceremony of 2014 Time Square New Year's Eve Countdown Celebration and presented Confucianism and Shandong Culture on Dec. 31st, 2013.
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Feb. 14th, 2012: Sino-American Friendship Association welcomes Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping in a video which was played on the giant LED screen tin the Times Square on Feb. 14, 2012, the day the visiting Xi meets the U.S President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden.
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Recent Events

Nov. 27th, 2014:History was made on Thanksgiving, November 27, 2014 in the United States for the first time as the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade reached across the globe, to present the ancient and contemporary culture of China's capital. One of the world's fastest rising cosmopolitan cites and tourism destination - Beijing - was united on one float at the 88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City before 3.5 million people during the parade and over 50 million on television.
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Aug. 4th, 2014:On the evening of August 4, Tottenville High School in Staten Island, New York and SACAF jointly organised a multi-level cultural and artistic exchange with over a hundred Chinese students visiting Tottenville High School and interacting with over a hundred American students.
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Aug. 2th, 2014: Beautiful China Tour • Brilliant Chinese Night" is the theme of the 2014 sixth annual "An Evening of Chinese Culture." The activities on Saturday, August 2nd kicked off at the New York Mets Citi Field with the baseball team, bringing Chinese tourists and fans as well as a Chinese cultural performance for the American audience.
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Jul. 18th, 2014: Women leaders in politics, business, and design from the United States and China voiced their different opinions on how to empower women and move ahead in the workplace at a recent symposium held at the United Nations in New York.
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Jun. 5th, 2014: According to Xiong Shanhua, China National Tourist Administration (CNTA) deputy director general of international communication and cooperation, there are many more interesting tourism routes awaiting travelers to China - and the Silk Road is one of them.
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