- Hong Kong to host International Festival of Kung Fu and Dragon Dance 2012

December 17, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Hong Kong will be playing host to an amazing array of martial artists and traditional Chinese performers when the International Festival of Kung Fu and Dragon Dance 2012 is held next month.
The festivals will run from January 1st to 15th 2012 and will encompass a number of different events that will appeal to martial arts enthusiasts.
Among the programme highlights will be the World Hong Kong Luminous Dragon Dance and Lion Championship 2012, which is held on January 7th and 8th and will feature high-calibre practitioners of the famous Chinese performance art.
Following this will be the International Kung Fu and Special Weapons Form Championship on January 14th and the Poi Oi Martial Arts General Assembly on the 15th, showcasing kung fu at its very best.
The event comes in the same month as the Chinese year of the dragon celebrations and is organised by the Hong Kong Chinese Martial Arts Dragon and Lion Dance Association.
As with its other regular events, it is designed to help increase the popularity of martial arts and to bring together practitioners from around the world.
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