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    San Francisco Kung Fu Day

    San Francisco Kung Fu Day
    The Tiger Claw Foundation is supporting the San Francisco Kung Fu Day on June 3, 2023 on Grant Ave, from Broadway to Jackson ST 11:00-3:00PM.
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    "Kung Fu Day" comes to KTVU

    "Kung Fu Day" comes to KTVU

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    Sat, May 27, 2023, 10:46 AM PDT
    Kung Fu Day in Chinatown is coming back to San Francisco on Saturday, June 3rd. It's a free community event . We previewed some of the performances live on KTVU.
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    Yesterday was grand!

    JUNE 1, 2023 7:14 PM
    ĎKung Fu Day' Announced for San Francisco's Chinatown

    Cultural leaders in San Franciscoís Chinatown plan to celebrate the area through demonstrations of martial arts.
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    So good to see everyone

    三藩市功夫日高手雲集 各派獻絕技為華人爭光
    2023-06-04
    05:59:00


    少年當自強,柔功門區德國術會的年輕弟子精神抖擻的功夫表演。記者黃偉江攝

    市長布里德宣布2023年6月3日為「三藩市功夫日」。 記者黃偉江攝

    三藩市「功夫日」活動開幕剪綵。記者黃偉江攝
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    三藩市「功夫日」開幕式上切金豬儀式。 記者黃偉江攝

    社區領袖方李邦琴(右)代表三藩市「功夫日」委員會向各位武學大師頒發終身成就獎。記者黃偉江 攝

    (右起)《星島日報》2022年最具人氣獎Nathale Situ、《星島日報》美西版社長兼總編輯梁建鋒、副總經理董少英、2023年星島小姐5月封面佳麗Jas mine White、1月封面佳麗Catherine Luong。記者黃偉江攝

    威風的醒獅表演在「功夫日」先聲奪人。記者黃偉江攝
    來自灣區不同門派的17個功夫團體,昨天雲集三藩市華埠,以武會友,承傳中國國粹。市長布里德宣佈當天為三 藩市「功夫日」,向各路門派的掌門人頒發賀狀,著名企業家、社區領袖方李邦琴代表三藩市「功夫日」委員會向 各位武學大師頒發終身成就獎。

    2023年三藩市功夫日由華埠歷史文化協會、柔功門區德基、妙蓮仙館、美國華人歷史學會及《星島日報》主辦 ,華埠訪客中心等機構贊助。州參議員威善高、市參事陳詩敏、州眾議員丁右立的代表、市參事會主席佩斯金、中 華總會館總董李燦桐、主席團主席等出席。

    主辦方希望通過三藩市「功夫日」,吸引新、舊遊客來華埠促進繁榮。各門派武術團體、運動協會及武術學校,除 了功夫表演,還在街頭教授養生太極、武術切磋,讓遊客們親身體驗中國功夫的博大精深。現場數百名遊客、市民 目不轉睛的觀賞著精彩、刺激的功夫套路,有些還雙手比劃著,現學現賣。

    活動由總監羅余潔茜、華埠歷史文化協會主席羅玉堂、柔功門區德基師傅、妙蓮仙館高世豪、美國華人歷史學會及 《星島日報》美西版社長兼總編輯梁建鋒等先後致辭。 2022年最具人氣獎Nathale Situ、2023年星島小姐1月封面佳麗Catherine Luong、5月封面佳麗Jasmine White出任剪綵禮儀小姐。

    市長宣布為三藩市功夫日

    市長布里德表示,鑑於主辦方是為三藩市增加活力並做出重大貢獻的組織,一直堅定不移的維護和推廣華人社區的 歷史文化。功夫不僅展現正能量,更加在個人的人生導向和紀律及聯繫社區,建立人與人之間的一種守望相助的優 秀華夏文化;更何況出生於三藩市華埠東華醫院的一代武術大師李小龍在推廣傳統中華武術文化不遺餘力,對世界 帶來深遠的影響。

    布里德認為傳統的功夫融入當地文化和節日,將社區聯繫一起,並為近年來因為仇視華人而受到傷害的華人社區, 展現功夫文化的強大凝聚力和向心力。為此,藉著李小龍離世50周年的紀念日及表彰華埠功夫節,市長布里德跟 著宣布2023年6月3日為「三藩市功夫日」。

    三藩市功夫日載入華埠史冊

    羅余潔茜總監感謝所有為「功夫日」活動付出努力的朋友。羅玉堂會長表示,宣揚中華文化的三藩市功夫日,將載 入華埠史冊。

    星島社長梁建鋒希望大家享受中國功夫的魅力,體驗中國功夫的博大精深。區德基師傅學習功夫不是因為好戰,而 是讓自己變得更好。從習武過程中學習團結、培養堅韌不拔。

    加州參議員威善高認為,學習功夫能建立自信、專注、紀律,對年輕人走向成功、成就夢想,這些特 質尤其重要。

    在華埠成長的市參事陳詩敏表示,華埠有美食、動聽的音樂,還有讓人身心健康的中國功夫。很高興在功夫日現場 ,看到中國功夫得到承傳與發展。

    參與功夫日示範表演的有:柔功門區德基國術會年青一代的柔功門功夫、黃耀禎國術學院的洪家功夫、黃家洪拳國 術館的舞獅及洪家拳和劈掛功夫、三藩市精武體育會的北派功夫、梁館白鶴武術龍獅總會的白鶴虎尾棍,華西詠春 拳的詠春功夫、王樂師父的中國變臉、妙蓮仙館的養生氣功、柔功門余德全國術會的醉獅和功夫、鴻勝館的蔡李佛 功夫、劉莉莉國際鷹爪國術總會的鷹爪功夫、詠春拳動力拳館的詠春功夫、柔功門區德國術會的舞龍表演、精武少 林武館的劈掛拳、太極友緣人的太極、黃德輝國術學院的蔡李佛功夫、富崎國術館的蔡李佛功夫。本 報記者黃偉江

    三藩市報道
    Thanks to everyone who came out. What a beautiful day it was.
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    goog trans of the article above

    San Francisco Kung Fu Day masters gather, various factions show their unique skills to win glory for the Chinese

    2023-06-04
    05:59:00

    Youth should be self-improvement, and young students from the German Arts Association in Rougongmen District performed vigorously. Photo by reporter Huang Weijiang

    Mayor Breed declared June 3, 2023, "San Francisco Kung Fu Day." Photo by reporter Huang Weijiang

    Ribbon cutting for the opening of the "Kung Fu Day" event in San Francisco. Photo by reporter Huang Weijiang

    The Golden Pig Cutting Ceremony at the opening ceremony of "Kung Fu Day" in San Francisco. Photo by reporter Huang Weijiang

    On behalf of the San Francisco "Kung Fu Day" committee, community leader Li Bangqin Fang (right) presented lifetime achievement awards to martial arts masters. Photo by reporter Huang Weijiang

    (From right) "Sing Tao Daily" 2022 Most Popular Award Nathale Situ, "Sing Tao Daily" US West Edition President and Editor-in-Chief Liang Jianfeng, Deputy General Manager Dong Shaoying, 2023 Miss Sing Tao May Cover Contestant Jasmine White, January Cover Contestant Catherine Luong. Photo by reporter Huang Weijiang

    The majestic lion dance performance was the first to win the "Kung Fu Day". Photo by reporter Huang Weijiang
    17 Kung Fu groups from different sects in the Bay Area gathered in Chinatown of San Francisco yesterday to make friends through martial arts and inherit the quintessence of China. Mayor Breed announced that the day was "Kung Fu Day" in San Francisco, and issued certificates of congratulations to the heads of various martial arts schools. Famous entrepreneur and community leader Fang Libangqin issued awards to martial arts masters on behalf of the San Francisco "Kung Fu Day" committee. Lifetime Achievement Award.

    The 2023 San Francisco Kung Fu Day is hosted by the Chinatown Historical and Cultural Association, Rougongmen District Deji, Miaolianxianguan, Chinese American Historical Society and "Sing Tao Daily", and sponsored by Chinatown Visitor Center and other organizations. State Senator Wei Shangao, City Counselor Chen Shimin, Representative of State Representative Ding Youli, Chairman of the City Council Peskin, General Director of the Chinese Federation Li Cantong, Chairman of the Presidium, etc. attended.

    The organizer hopes to attract new and old tourists to Chinatown to promote prosperity through the "Kung Fu Day" in San Francisco. Various martial arts groups, sports associations and martial arts schools, in addition to Kung Fu performances, also teach health Tai Chi and martial arts competitions on the street, allowing tourists to experience the profoundness of Chinese Kung Fu. Hundreds of tourists and citizens watched the wonderful and exciting Kung Fu routines intently, and some even gesticulated with their hands, learning and selling.

    Director Luo Yujiexi, Chairman of Chinatown Historical and Cultural Association Luo Yutang, Master Deji of Rougongmen District, Miaolian Xianguan Gao Shihao, Chinese American Historical Society and "Sing Tao Daily" American West Edition President and Editor-in-Chief Liang Jianfeng delivered speeches successively. Nathale Situ, the most popular award in 2022, Catherine Luong, the cover pageant of Miss Sing Tao in January in 2023, and Jasmine White, the cover pageant in May, will serve as Miss Ribbon-cutting Etiquette.

    Mayor declares San Francisco Kung Fu Day

    Mayor Breed said that since the organizer is an organization that has increased vitality and made significant contributions to San Francisco, it has been unswervingly maintaining and promoting the history and culture of the Chinese community. Kung fu not only shows positive energy, but also establishes an excellent Chinese culture of mutual help among people in terms of personal life orientation, discipline and connection with the community; what's more, Bruce Lee, a generation of martial arts master born in Donghua Hospital in Chinatown, San Francisco, is promoting The traditional Chinese martial arts culture has spared no effort and has had a profound impact on the world.

    Breed believes that traditional kung fu is integrated into local culture and festivals, connects the community together, and demonstrates the strong cohesion and centripetal force of kung fu culture for the Chinese community that has been hurt by hatred of Chinese in recent years. To this end, taking advantage of the 50th anniversary of Bruce Lee's death and the Chinatown Kung Fu Festival, Mayor Breed announced June 3, 2023 as "San Francisco Kung Fu Day."

    San Francisco Kung Fu Day enters Chinatown history

    Director Luo Yu Jieqian thanked all friends who worked hard for the "Kung Fu Day" activities. President Luo Yutang said that San Francisco Kungfu Day, which promotes Chinese culture, will be recorded in the history of Chinatown.

    Sing Tao President Liang Jianfeng hopes that everyone can enjoy the charm of Chinese Kung Fu and experience the profoundness of Chinese Kung Fu. Master Au Deji learned Kung Fu not because he was good at fighting, but because he wanted to make himself better. Learn unity and cultivate perseverance from the process of practicing martial arts.

    Senator Wei Shangao of California believes that learning kung fu can build self-confidence, focus, and discipline, which are especially important for young people to succeed and realize their dreams.

    City Counselor Chen Shimin, who grew up in Chinatown, said that Chinatown has delicious food, beautiful music, and Chinese Kung Fu that makes people healthy both physically and mentally. I am very glad to see the inheritance and development of Chinese Kung Fu at the Kung Fu Day scene.

    Participating in the Kung Fu Day demonstration performances are: Rougongmen Kungfu of the younger generation of Deji Martial Arts Association in Rougongmen District, Hongjia Kungfu of Huang Yaozhen Chinese Martial Arts Academy, lion dance, Hongjiaquan and Split Hanging Kungfu of Huang Jiahong Boxing Martial Arts Academy, San Francisco Jingwu Athletic Associationís Northern Kungfu, Liangguan White Crane Wushu Dragon and Lion Associationís White Crane Tiger Tail Stick, Huaxi Wing Chunís Wing Chun Kung Fu, Master Wang Leís Chinese Face Changing, Miao Lian Xian Guanís Healthy Qi Kung Fu, Soft Kung Fu Drunken Lion and Kung Fu at the German National Martial Arts Association, Cai Lifo Kung Fu at Hongsheng Hall, Eagle Claw Kung Fu at Liu Lili International Eagle Claw Martial Arts Federation, Wing Chun Kung Fu at Wing Chun Power Boxing Gym, and dragon dance at the German Martial Arts Association at Rougongmen District Performances, Pi Gua Quan from Jingwu Shaolin Martial Arts Academy, Tai Chi from Friends of Tai Chi, Cai Lifo Kungfu from Huang Dehui Chinese Martial Arts Academy, and Cai Lifo Kungfu from Fuqi Martial Arts Academy. Our reporter Huang Weijiang

    San Francisco report
    I'll have a report on KFM too. Soon come...
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    Good to see you

    it was good to see you out there gene.
    Hung Sing Boyz, we gottit on lock down
    when he's around quick to ground and pound a clown
    Bruh we thought you knew better
    when it comes to head huntin, ain't no one can do it better

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeneChing View Post
    Participating in the Kung Fu Day demonstration performances are: Rougongmen Kungfu of the younger generation of Deji Martial Arts Association in Rougongmen District, Hongjia Kungfu of Huang Yaozhen Chinese Martial Arts Academy, lion dance, Hongjiaquan and Split Hanging Kungfu of Huang Jiahong Boxing Martial Arts Academy, San Francisco Jingwu Athletic Associationís Northern Kungfu, Liangguan White Crane Wushu Dragon and Lion Associationís White Crane Tiger Tail Stick, Huaxi Wing Chunís Wing Chun Kung Fu, Master Wang Leís Chinese Face Changing, Miao Lian Xian Guanís Healthy Qi Kung Fu, Soft Kung Fu Drunken Lion and Kung Fu at the German National Martial Arts Association, Cai Lifo Kung Fu at Hongsheng Hall, Eagle Claw Kung Fu at Liu Lili International Eagle Claw Martial Arts Federation, Wing Chun Kung Fu at Wing Chun Power Boxing Gym, and dragon dance at the German Martial Arts Association at Rougongmen District Performances, Pi Gua Quan from Jingwu Shaolin Martial Arts Academy, Tai Chi from Friends of Tai Chi, Cai Lifo Kungfu from Huang Dehui Chinese Martial Arts Academy, and Cai Lifo Kungfu from Fuqi Martial Arts Academy. Our reporter Huang Weijiang
    Soft Kung Fu Drunken Lion and Kung Fu at the German National Martial Arts Association sound like my kind of students...

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    Read our latest feature article...

    Going down to Chinatown. READ The First Kung Fu Day in San Franciscoís Chinatown by Gene Ching

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    lol YinOrYan

    Quote Originally Posted by YinOrYan View Post
    Soft Kung Fu Drunken Lion and Kung Fu at the German National Martial Arts Association sound like my kind of students...
    Just goes to show you can't always trust google translate. Sometimes it coughs up poetry...
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