Ambassador Li Chao addresses at the Opening Ceremony of the Estonian Open Wing Chun Championship
2018/12/06

Organized by the Estonian Sports and Traditional Wushu Federation, the Estonian Open Wing Chun Championship kicked-off in Tallinn on 1 December 2018.

At the invitation of the President of the federation, Mr. Priit Korve, the Chinese Ambassador to Estonia, H.E. Mr. Li Chao, attended the opening ceremony of the tournament. In his remarks, Ambassador Li expressed his warm congratulations on the tournament and commended the Estonian Sports and Traditional Wushu Federation for its dedication to bringing Chinese martial arts and culture closer to the Estonian public. Ambassador Li said he was impressed by the enthusiasm of the Wing Chun practitioners and encouraged them to understand the Chinese culture which was embedded within the martial arts.

The event attracted athletes from Latvia, Belarus and Estonia to compete in different groups of gender, age and qualifications, as well as the European Wushu Federation judges. During the opening ceremony, a traditional lion dancing was performed, which won rounds of applause from the audience.

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