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Introduction

The broad and profound traditional Chinese Wushu is cultivated as the cultural treasure of the Chinese nation from its diverse cultural uniqueness. The “2017 Wushu Masters Challenge” will be held from the 10th to the 13th of August this year, gathering the world’s greatest Wushu masters to challenge against one another for the promotion of friendship, as well as the long history of the traditional martial arts. A series of splendid and exciting events will be held, combining the elements of sports, tourism and culture as one of the largest events of the year!

The “2017 Wushu Masters Challenge” is jointly organized by the Sports Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region and the Wushu General Association of Macau, co-organized by the Macao Government Tourism Office, the Cultural Affairs Bureau and the Cultural Industries Fund, also supported by the International Wushu Federation, the Wushu Federation of Asia and the Chinese Wushu Association. Various activities will be held alternately in several venues in Macao, including the Tap Seac Multi-sports Pavilion, the Olympic Sports Centre Indoor Pavilion, Tap Seac Square and Friendship Square.

Highly praised across the world from past to present, Wushu exemplifies the fascinating charm of the Chinese culture and the sports is actively developing in Macau over the past years. There will be a 4 day themed event that highlights the 3 main Wushu categories of Lion Dance, Taolu and Sanda, which combines the elements of sports, tourism and culture, creating a brand new sports and tourism event. The participation of residents and tourists will be encouraged through the different forms of Wushu events, enhancing their insights and knowledge of the traditional sport, as well as to provide a diversifying communication platform for Wushu enthusiasts, to learn and train, as well as to exchange and share their experiences in practicing Wushu amongst one another.

The organizer will hold an expansive line-up of Wushu activities in different locations to widespread the festive atmosphere to different parts of Macao which residents and tourists will enjoy. For further information or enquiries, please do not hesitate to call +853 2823 6363 or visit the Sports Bureau website www.sport.gov.mo and the event website http://sport.gov.mo/zh/sites/wushu_sp.