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August 8-12

Barrytown, NY

BCSF strives to create a hub for Unificationists and their friends to connect and celebrate the values of our community through through sports and culture.


The Blessed Culture and Sports Festival (BCSF) is a 5-day culture and sports event that was started in 2006 and has taken place every year since.

BSCF is a grass-roots lead project of Family Federation for World Peace and Unification. All staffing, program design and management is done by unpaid volunteers. There is a core team of about 10 people who work with dozens of volunteers around the world each year. 

Vision Statement

Positively influence the culture of the world by:

  • Creating a hub for Unificationists and their friends
  • Infusing the belief that individuals and communities can impact the world
  • Empowering those people to share their talents, skills and values


The cultural aspect of BCSF involve various expressions and venues for fine art, cinema, dance, and music. Cultural elements include:

  • Independent Movie Festival
  • Battle of the Bands/Open Mic
  • Art Galleries
  • Creative Workshops
  • Dance Workshops/Social
  • Fashion Show
  • Family Day/BBQ


The sporting aspect of BCSF involve multiple competitive and intramural sports tournaments with teams from around the world coming to compete. Sports include:

  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Ultimate
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Mud Run Obstacle Course
  • Running
  • Climbing
  • Table Tennis
  • Video Game Tournaments
Earlier Event: August 4
Cheong Pyeong USA Tour 2018