To preserve and promote the South African culture and heritage;
The South African Cultural Association Of British Columbia (SACABC) was founded in March 2010 and incorporated June of the same year as a community based, not-for-profit Organization, and its purpose is to represent the interests of South Africans in B.C, to preserve and promote the South African culture and heritage, and to contribute into the cultural diversity of Canada, the Association has been active in promoting arts and culture for a number of years.
SACABC has also been hosting events to bring South Africans and Canadians together and working in partnership with other African communities of the diaspora, and sharing our diverse culture within the context of Canadian Multicultural society. Amongst events SACABC hosts and participates are Freedom Day Celebrations, Surrey Fusion Festival – a multicultural celebration of music and art, Mandela Day, and Youth Day. SACABC Co-hosts and partner summer events with other cultural African Associations.
Our Membership is voluntary and open to all South Africans and any Canadian community member, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, or physical disability. The Association fosters a spirit of community and belonging and builds ties with other Community Organizations.
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Mission And Vision
South African Connection
SACABC also works closely with arts and culture organizations in South Africa
to share best practices and network with artists we facilitate tour or perform in B.C. and other cities across Canada.