To spread traditional Chinese culture and healthy Shaolin lifestyle and concepts, and to promote Shaolin culture outgoing, recently, a group led by Shi Yongxin, abbot of Shaolin Temple, visited Bolivia, Argentina and other countries of the South America, carrying out series of cultural exchange activities.
Shaolin disciples from Bolivia warmly welcome the group led by the Grand Monk Shi Yongxin
The Grand Monk Shi Yongxin gives a speech
On the morning of October 20 local time, a group led by the Grand Monk Shi Yongxin walked into the parliament house, gladly talking with senator Simona Quispe Apaza, which received a warm welcome from local people.
Shaolin disciples from Bolivia give their Kungfu performance
Shaolin Kungfu monks demonstrate Shaolin Kungfu
On the morning of October 21, 2023 local time, the Shaolin culture delegation watched Bolivian Shaolin disciples’ Kungfu performance and also interacted and exchanged with each other on the scene. At 12:30 of the noon, invited by the Chinese Embassy in Bolivia, the group led by the Grand Monk Shi Yongxin arrived in the embassy to attend the banquet and exchange joyfully.
Senator issue the certificate
Visiting the Bolivian Parliament House
During the time in Bolivia, the Shaolin culture delegation also got to the Shaolin Cultural Center of the South America, Bao’ en Temple in Bolivia and other places for visit and exchange.
The opening ceremony of the first South American training courses of the Shaolin Kungfu Duanpin System
On the morning of October 26, 2023 local time, the first South American training courses of the Shaolin Kungfu Duanpin System launched in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. The Grand Monk Shi Yongxin, abbot of Shaolin Temple, attended the opening ceremony and gave his speech.
Taking a group photo with delight
At 8 o’ clock on the night of October 26, the founding conference of the South American Shaolin Association was successfully held in Buenos Aires. Shaolin Kungfu organizations or groups from many countries and areas from the South America attended it. The Grand Monk Shi Yongxin was present and gave his speech. Master Yanchong, manager of Shaolin Temple, announced the draft of articles for the South American Shaolin Association. (Edited by Kongming and photographed by Ren Hongbing)