At 3:00 p.m. of September 13, 2012 (local time in Vienna, Austria), Ven. Abbot Yongxin led Shaolin cultural delegation to convey greetings to Vienna geracomium and performance wonderful Shaolin Kungfu for the aged. They got the unanimous thumbs-up from the geracomium and Vienna citizens. Guo Guozhi, deputy director general of Henan Administration for Religious Affairs, the leaders of the Fifth District government, local Chinese Societies and Buddhism believers attended the activity.
Deputy director general Guo Guozhi was present
Ven. Abbot Yongxin was present
Master Yanliang presided over the activity
Wonderful Shaolin Kungfu
The aged of the geracomium
The scene of the activity
When Shaolin Kungfu monks went to the stage and performed Shaolin Kungfu, the aged could not help applauding and saying “Shaolin Kungfu”. Then Shaolin Kungfu monks performed Shaolin Boxing, Imitation Boxing, Shaolin Kids Kungfu and Shaolin Soft Kungfu, their performance won the continuous applause of the audience on the scene.
Master Yanliang who is in charge of Shaolin Cultural Center Austria proposed to learn how to practice Shaolin health preserving skills, the aged strove to be the first to go up on the stage to follow master Yanliang to practice every gesture and motion orderly.
Practiced Shaolin health preserving skills
By the end of the performance, the director of the geracomium went up on the stage to express appreciation and their cordial welcome to Ven. Abbot Yongxin and Shaolin culture delegation.
The director of the geracomium expressed appreciation
After the performance, Ven. Abbot Yongxin presented the geracomium the gifts and wished the aged good health and good luck.
Ven. Abbot Yongxin presented gifts to the geracomium
In order to express their gratitude, the director presented Ven. Abbot Yongxin some delicate gifts which were made by the aged. Ven. Abbot was very happy and accepted the gifts.
Ven. Abbot was very happy and accepted the gifts
The activity of Shaolin culture experience went on in Shaolin Cultural Center Austria at 6:00 p.m. in the same day.
Shaolin culture experience
The audience on the scene