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    350+ in Shanxi

    Seniors promote tai chi in Shanxi
    ( chinadaily.com.cn )
    Updated: 2018-05-22



    Senior citizens perform Yang-style tai chi in a tennis stadium in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, May 19. More than 350 tai chi fans took part in a national tai chi promotion event for the elderly in Taiyuan, promoting tai chi boxing, as well as fan and sword performances. [Photo/Shanxi Daily]
    Actually 350+ isn't that much for China. We had around 300 for our 2018 KUNG FU TAI CHI DAY.
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    TCKFMC 2018: Simple 24 Tai Chi Group Demo

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    2019 "Belt and Road" Tai Chi Tour

    Tai Chi tour kicks off in Henan
    1 2019-09-03 16:32:52chinadaily.com.cnEditor : Mo Hong'eECNS App Download


    Dressed in white tai chi suits, more than 10,000 tai chi lovers celebrated the 2019 "Belt and Road" Tai Chi Tour, held in Chenjiagou, Central China's Henan province on Sept 2. (Provided to chinadaily.com.cn)

    The opening ceremony of the 2019 "Belt and Road" Tai Chi Tour was held in Chenjiagou, Wenxian county, Jiaozuo, Central China's Henan province on Sept 2, commencing a two-week cultural tour through 200 domestic cities and 36 foreign cities.

    Tai chi, a traditional Chinese form of shadowboxing, is a treasured aspect of Chinese traditional martial arts.

    The tour, themed as "Sharing tai chi, Sharing health", aims to promote tai chi as a method of exercise to boost health and carry forward the Chinese culture in cities participating in the Belt and Road initiative.

    The event will run from Sept 2 to 15, with millions of tai chi lovers participating in 200 domestic cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Guizhou, and 36 foreign cities, including New York, Berlin and Seoul.

    The opening ceremony took place in Chenjiagou, tai chi's birthplace, where Chen Wangting created tai chi by adapting aspects of other martial arts and integrating the ideas of Yi-ology and traditional Chinese medicine in the mid-17th century.

    Dressed in white tai chi suits, more than 10,000 tai chi lovers performed Chen Style tai chi (Old form) together at the Culture International Exchange Center Square, in the Ancestral Shrine outside the tai chi Museum and in three other places.

    The 10,000 performers then sang songs expressing their love for tai chi and China. They also arranged the words "Long live the motherland" using their bodies to pay tribute to tai chi and celebrate the country's upcoming 70th birthday, which will fall on Oct 1.

    "Wenxian county will be a good host for the tai chi gala, and work hard to expand the influence of tai chi," said Mao Wenming, Party secretary of Wenxian county.






    Dressed in white tai chi suits, more than 10,000 tai chi lovers celebrated the 2019 "Belt and Road" Tai Chi Tour, held in Chenjiagou, Central China's Henan province on Sept 2. [Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
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    Tekes County celebration

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    Tai Chi enters UNESCO heritage list; here's how practitioners celebrated

    Thousands of Tai Chi practitioners in Tekes County, northwest China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region, performed in celebration of Tai Chi making to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Tai Chi is one of the most popular sports in the country. Currently, Tai Chi courses are offered in 36 schools and 26 teaching sites in China.
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    China Day mass demo

    Tai chi session attracts over 1,000
    December 28, 2020
    James Kon

    Over 1,000 participants took part in a Tai Chi session yesterday, as part of China Day and an attempt to gain an entry into the Brunei Book of Records.

    The event was held in separate locations and adhered to the Ministry of Health’s (MoH) guidelines for mass gatherings.

    Deputy Permanent Secretary (Tourism) at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT) Wardi bin Haji Mohammad Ali, Counsellor at the Chinese Embassy in Brunei Darussalam Wang Haitao and Chairman of the Brunei-China Friendship Association Muhammad Firdaus bin Abdul Rahman also took part in the event at the Indoor Stadium.

    Ambassador of France to Brunei Darussalam Christian Ramage and national Wushu coach Li Hui also joined.

    Leading the session was tai chi master Zhao Chunjie.

    Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Brunei Darussalam Yu Hong meanwhile attended the session at Muara Beach.


    Deputy Permanent Secretary (Tourism) at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT) Wardi bin Haji Mohammad Ali joins a tai chi session. PHOTO: JAMES KON
    The other venues were Chung Hwa Middle School Bandar Seri Begawan (CHMS BSB), the National Service Programme (PKBN) Training Camp in the Temburong District and Lanes Hotel in the Tutong District.

    Following the half-hour tai chi session, the deputy permanent secretary congratulated the participants for their efforts in attempting to set a new record.

    He said, “Through this session, we hope to create awareness on tai chi and its benefits for a
    healthy lifestyle.”

    “This is part of an event under China Day, in conjunction with Brunei-China Year of Tourism 2020 and the Brunei December Festival 2020.

    “China Day is hosted by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Brunei Darussalam and organised by the Brunei-China Friendship Association, with support from the MPRT and the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS).”

    Recently, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) added the centuries-old martial art and exercise to its intangible cultural heritage list.
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    The current Guinness World Record

    Largest martial arts display (multiple venue)

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    CHENJIAGOU SCENIC AREA ADMINISTRATION
    What
    53,803 PEOPLE
    Where
    CHINA (JIAOZUO)
    When
    18 OCTOBER 2015
    The largest martial arts display (multiple venues) is 53803 people and was achieved by Chenjiagou Scenic Area Administration (China) in Jiaozuo City and various venues around Zhengzhou on 18 October 2015

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