International taiji lovers gather in Beijing for exchange

2017-06-21 16:10 千龙网

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Taiji lovers give performances during the ceremony of the “Taiji • Beijing” — 2017 Beijing International Health-building Exchange in Beijing on June 20, 2017. [Photo by Yu Zhenhua/Qianlong]

The “Taiji • Beijing” — 2017 Beijing International Health-building Exchange kicked off at 10:00 on June 20 in Beijing. The conference attracted more than 600 taiji lovers form over 20 countries like France, Australia, Japan and Hungary to gather in Beijing to give performances and exchange taiji culture.

During the opening ceremony of the conference, Chinese and foreign fitness lovers gave wonderful performances of playing taiji rouli ball, taijiquan, taiji kungfu fan, Chinese qigong and Chinese martial arts.

With the theme of “play taiji for fitness and health”, the conference will hold activities in four sectors of professional taiji, citizens’ taiji, playing taiji on the Great Wall and playing taiji in flower sea, including intangible heritage and folk fitness items like taijiquan, taiji rouli ball, taiji kungfu fan, taiji push-hands and Chinese qigong.


Taiji lovers give performances during the ceremony of the “Taiji • Beijing” — 2017 Beijing International Health-building Exchange in Beijing on June 20, 2017. [Photo by Yu Zhenhua/Qianlong]

This year, the conference features the exchange projects of “blue sky fitness” which will invite Chinese and foreign fitness lovers to share fitness experience on the Juyongguan Great Wall and in the flower sea of Purple Valley Eden and “face to face with masters” which will invite well-known taiji push-hands masters and rouli ball coaches to give on-site teaching. The project of “citizens’ taiji” will invite foreign representatives to share fitness experience with citizens at Xicheng district’s stadium.

The conference has been held for seven years and it aims to be a platform of taiji to attract world’s fitness lovers to participate in traditional and popular Chinese fitness activities and get better understanding of Chinese traditional culture and philosophy.

责任编辑:Ai Ting(QN0043)

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