2012: first European Shaolin Culture Festival in Berlin, Germany

 

On 8 and 9 September 2012 saw the first European Shaolin Cultural Festival held in Berlin. The opening ceremony took place at the Chinese Cultural center in the presence of distinguished guests from politics and industry. It traveled to His Holiness, the Venerable Grand Master Shi Yongxin, abbot of the SongshanShaolinTemple, and 35 monks from the SongshanShaolinTemple / China. About 350 children, youth and adults from all over Europe and Russia met in the Urania to participate on Kung Fu competition. The team of judges was made up of monks from the SongshanShaolinTemple. The spectators have offered an eventful day, the evening was a Buddhist ceremony for world peace and for the good of the people brought to a close. Finally enthusiastic 30 monks of the Songshan Shaolin Temple Kung Fu with a unique show.