• Friendship Ambassadors Foundation Announces New Acting Executive Director


    The foundation has officially announced the selection of Ms. Yin-Chu Jou as its new acting executive director. Read more here.

What they say about FAF

“Our experience in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Shanghai exceeded all expectations, especially the incredibly hospitality shown to us in Sanchung. What a special occasion!”

- William Carson, Coe College, August 2008

“Traveling with FAF this summer for two weeks in Peru was more than we could have imagined. The kids all went home with amazing memories and life-changing experience – Thanks FAF for yet another amazing tour! See you next year!”

- Kieri V. Coombs, Creative DIrector, Performing Groups for Youth, Sacramento, CA, 2010

“We are very pro-FAF. In today’s “make a buck at all costs” world, they are more concerned with service and furthering positive cultural exchanges as a means of creating a better world. Sounds kind of corny, but it’s the truth.”

- Kathy Shannon, West Virginia University, February 2000

“It is with sincere thanks that I recognize your long-standing work to promote cultural exchange and understanding.”

- Martin Butora, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the USA

What's New

FAF’s Calendar of Events

10 December 2015 – “Strong UN, Better World” CD Launch: After an inspiring performance at the opening and closing concerts of the Rhythms of One World International Choral Festival in June, the UNRocks Music Group is coming back to ignite people’s hearts with the soft power of music through a joyful single entitled “Strong UN, Better World”, in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.  

4-17 January, 2016 –  Service Ambassadors in Ecuador:  Help build a better future for the Shuar community in Ecuador through this unique volunteer service program.  Share your skills and assist in local projects while experiencing the beauty of the country and its people.  For two weeks, volunteers are called to make a difference as they travel from Guayaquil, Cuenca, Limon, Baños, and Salinas.  For inquiries and more information, please send an email to Victor Izquierdo at with the subject heading “Service Ambassadors”. 

17-18 February, 2016 –  Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations: Agenda:  Transforming Our World, the Role of Youth in the Implementation of the SDGs. As the world embarks on a new set of development goals for the next 15 years, today’s youth generation is placed in a crucial moment in history to make them into reality.  Are you ready to take this challenge?  Registration opens on October 1, 2015.

20 June to July 10, 2016 –  The Rhythms of One World 2016: Come join us in a global celebration commemorating the signing of the UN Charter, “We the Peoples”.  The festival for take place in New York City from June 20 to June 26, Geneva from June 27 to July 3, and Sydney from July 3 to July 10.  Application deadline is October 30.  To apply, please contact Festival Founder, Yin Chu Jou (1-800-526-2908 or

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The Rhythms of One World International Choral Festival

For your enjoyment, watch the 2012 Rhythms of One World Festival below:

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