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CFAS Is An Inagural New Music USA’s New Music Inc. Awardee!

CFAS is thrilled to share that we are an inaugural awardee of New Music Inc, New Music USA’s new incubator program!

New Music Inc provides funding, mentorship, & cohort learning opportunities to small-budget, artist-led music organizations in Baltimore, Chicago, and NYC.  The Chinese Fine Arts Society is excited to work with New Music USA’s New Music Inc. to advance our mission and expand our impact for Chinese artists and communities within Chicago. CFAS will use this grant to explore new and meaningful ways to engage and serve our community and effectively address our evolving needs, as well as new opportunities to provide the public with exciting and meaningful experiences to connect with Chinese arts and culture.

Learn more and meet all the grantees

Regional New Music Inc programs are funded and made possible by The New York Community Trust (New York City) and the Walder Foundation (Chicago). The Baltimore program is supported in part by grants from the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation and The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation.


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Check Out Our Newest Video!

The Chinese Fine Arts Society has been promoting the appreciation of Chinese culture, fostering cultural communication, and striving for excellence in Chinese music, dance, and visual arts since the 1980s. Enjoy this video capturing some highlights of CFAS events from 2022-2023 at The Chicago Cultural Center, Field Museum, Maggie Daley Park, Millennium Park, and Navy Pier.

Artists and organizations featured in this video include: 

  • Cheng Da Drum Team
  • Chicago Chinese Cultural Center Lion Dance Team
  • Chicago Chinese Yo-Yo Troupe
  • Chicago Talents Group
  • Enso Karate
  • Flying Fairies Dance Troupe
  • Hao Dance
  • Kerry Leung
  • Korean Performing Arts Center Drum Teams
  • Miss Chinese Chicago / Miss Asian Chicago 
  • Tuvergen Band
  • TzuTsen Wu
  • Xilin Dance
  • Yang Wei
  • Yin He Dance
  • Yijun Hu

A Special thank you to Choose Chicago, the Chicago Park District, and The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) for their support of these events, and a huge thank you to CFAS artists, partners, sponsors, staff, volunteers, and community – you make our events special!

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