• 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

“After having been on numerous concert tours organized by various operators and in many different countries, I have finally found the answer to any choir or performing ensemble:  Friendship Ambassadors Foundation”

- Bernard Krüger, Director of Music Kearsney College, South Africa
2012 World Choir Games Champion in Scenic Folklore Category

“We just wanted you to know how much we enjoyed the Ladue Chapel trip to Hungary … Everything worked out well and we really appreciated all of your help and tips. We wanted you to know we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thanks for all your help!”

- Sharon & Ralph Thaman, Ladue Chapel Choir, August 1999

It is a great pleasure to send greetings to the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation’s Youth Delegates. I can’t thank you enough for demonstrating your commitment to making a difference, and I encourage each of you to continue to give back to others. On behalf of all New Yorkers, I thank you for your terrific work. I commend everyone involved with the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation. Please accept my best wishes for much continued success. Keep up the good work!”

Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor, New York City

August 7, 2010

“Five stars to your organization for hosting and accommodating our group so beautifully! There wasn’t a problem – not one – in the entire trip. The hotels, staffs, and drivers were splendid. The breakfasts – perfect! Our trip was wonderful beyond words.”

- Sarah Wiideman, Cranbrook Academy of Art, January 1998

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

Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, Inc is proud to be one of the Top-Rated Non Profit by GreatNonProfits in 2014.

2014 Top-rated nonprofits and charities



The Rhythms of One World International Choral Festival

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

Read more and apply