The Opening Ceremony of "The 4th Shaolin Kungfu African Class" Held at Shaolin Temple

发布日期:2016-07-06   字体大小:   

The opening ceremony of "The 4th Shaolin Kungfu African Class of the Ministry of Culture" was ceremoniously held at China Songshan Shaolin Temple on the morning of July 6th, 2016. Twenty foreign disciples from the Republic of Congo, Mauritius, Guinea, Comoros and Madagascar formally entered Shaolin Temple and began their three-month life of practice. Deputy Director of Bureau for External Cultural Relations Mr.Zhai Deyu, Deputy Director of Division for African Affairs of Bureau for External Cultural Relations Mr.Ma Yunfei, Deputy Director-General of the Culture Department of Henan Province Ms.Kang Jie and Abbot of Shaolin Temple Master Shi Yongxin attended the ceremony and made speeches. The activity also joined by foreign disciples from the UK, France, Russia, India and Africa as well as monks of Shaolin Temple and Buddhist worshippers.

 

 

Zhai Deyu, Deputy Director of Bureau for External Cultural Relations, Ministry of Culture, makes a speech.

 

Kang Jie, Deputy Director-General of the Culture Department of Henan Province, makes a speech.

 

 

Master Shi Yongxin, abbot of Shaolin Temple, makes a speech.

 

 

 

Shaolin disciples from African countries

 

 

Shaolin warrior monks demonstrate Shaolin Kungfu.

 

 

Russian Shaolin disciples demonstrate Shaolin Kungfu.

 

 

Indian Shaolin disciples demonstrate Shaolin Kungfu.

 

 

British Shaolin disciples demonstrate Shaolin Kungfu.

 

A group photo

 

 

Abbot Yongxin presnts Shaolin Temple Yearbook to deputy director Zhai Deyu.

 

These African disciples will practice Shaolin Kungfu with masters in Shaolin Temple for the next three months. Besides, Shaolin Chan Meditation, Buddhism Medicine as well as Chan Art are all included in their daily study, and they are supposed to benefit more people with what they have learnt at Shaolin Temple after returning to their own countries.(News: Zou Xiang, Yue Long   Photo: Master Yandi, Ren Hongbing)

 

 





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