It is really lucky for a common people to visit the United Nations. When we were informed that we would go to visit the United Nations, everyone was excited. After a six-hour journey, Shaolin cultural delegation arrived in New York.

On the evening of October 7, 2013 (local time in America), as a part of “The First North American Shaolin Cultural Festival”, a “Shaolin Kungfu show” was given at Fitzgerald Theatre in Harvard University.

"We hope to show the harmonious philosophy of Shaolin culture and the healthy life-style from Shaolin Chan meditation and let everybody experience the essence of the oriental culture through the Festival.” Ven. Abbot Yongxin said.

On the morning of October 14, 2013 (local time in America), Shaolin Cultural Forum and Dialogue of Civilizations were held in Los Angeles Convention Center. Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin of Shaolin Temple, Leland Yee, senator of California, Professor Du weiming, dean of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies, PKU, Master Yanli, secretary general of Shaolin Association of North America and Master Yanyin, who is in charge of Sri Lanka Zhulin Temple were present.

On the morning of October 13, 2013 (local time in America), Ven. Abbot Yongxin attended the second members meeting of Shaolin Association of North America to discuss the works of the next step. Five original members including Shaolin Association of North America, American Shaolin Temple Cultural Center and other members as well as Shaolin group representatives from North America were present. The meeting was chaired by Master Yanli, secretary general of Shaolin Association of North America.

On the evening of October 12, 2013 (local time in Los Angeles), it was very busy in Los Angeles Convention Center in which there were no empty seats. About one thousand Shaolin Kungfu disciples, Shaolin culture enthusiasts, Chinese martial arts enthusiasts from America and Canada participating in “The First North American Shaolin Cultural Festival” and local Buddhist devotees gathered here to wait for the ceremony that Ven. Abbot Yongxin awarded “Shaolin Kungfu Test” medals and cups and the Shaolin Kungfu monks’ splendid Kungfu performance.

On the morning of October 12, 2013 (local time in Los Angeles), the grand opening ceremony of “The First North American Shaolin Cultural Festival” was held in Los Angeles. In Los Angeles Convention Center, 45 teams consisting of more than 800 competitors from North America, thousands of Shaolin culture enthusiasts and Chinese martial arts enthusiasts from all over the world were present.

On the afternoon of October 11, 2013, a special exchange activity was held in American Shaolin Temple Cultural Center. Shaolin Kungfu monks exchanged with the students of American Shaolin Temple Cultural Center to seek the delicate essence of Shaolin Kungfu together.

On the morning of October 12, 2013 (local time in Los Angeles), Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin led Shaolin monks to hold world peace prayer and converting rite in American Shaolin Temple Cultural Center. Elder Zongcai, Dr. Leland Yee, Chinese Senator of California and his wife, the disciples from American Shaolin Temple Cultural Center and Buddhist devotees were present.

On the afternoon of October 10, 2013 (local time in Los Angeles), the Press Conference of “The First North American Shaolin Cultural Festival” was held in American Shaolin Temple Cultural Center. Ven. Abbot Shi Yongxin, Dr. Leland Yee, Chinese Senator of California, Shi Yanxu, who is in charge of American Shaolin Temple Cultural Center, Shi Yanchong, who is in charge of Shaolin Culture Center of Canada, Shi Yanjie, who is in charge of Shaolin Kungfu Meditation Temple of Australia, local and Chinese media, Shaolin Kungfu enthusiasts and Buddhist devotees were present. Mr. Zhang Jun chaired the press conference.

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