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Free Shaolin Martial Arts and Music Performance on Jan. 20

January 03, 2017

Performers from the Shaolin School in Henan Province, China, will present a martial arts and musical show in Boise at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at the Centennial High School Performing Arts Center (12400 W. McMillan Road, Boise).

 This event is sponsored by Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing and co-hosted by the University of Idaho Confucius Institute and the UI College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

 World-renowned martial arts masters of the Shaolin Kung Fu Mission will come to the Treasure Valley and use bare-handed and weapon styles to showcase the ancient art of Shaolin Kung Fu, China’s oldest form of martial arts. The program will feature martial arts and weapons demonstrations. Musical performances will be presented by the Wulin Hanyun Shaolin Kungfu Martial Arts Troupe. 

 Known for physical feats and martial prowess, Shaolin martial arts have a long tradition in China. The Shaolin Temple was established in 459 A.D. and has continuously been a training site and spiritual center for martial arts practitioners.

Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, so please arrive early. For more information, visit uidaho.edu/kungfu.
 
Media Contact
Moriah Lenhart-Wees
UI Confucius Institute
208-364-4054
moriahl@uidaho.edu


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