Shaolin Temple graduates open martial arts center in Lome

( Xinhua ) Updated: 2014-11-28 13:54:28

A Chinese Martial Arts Center of Togo (CCAMT) has been unveiled on Thursday in Lome for Chinese kick- boxing Sanda, Kung Fu combat techniques chaining, body building, physical and mental health maintenance Taichi and Kung Fu Shaolin teaching.

This center, intended to promote Chinese culture in West Africa, is held by four graduates from Shaolin Temple of China and will provide, in addition, Chinese language teaching for individual monthly contribution of 15,000 CFA Francs, about 30 US dollars.

The Togolese Minister of Sport and Leisure Angele Amouzou-Djake and the deputy head of mission to the Chinese Embassy in Togo, Huo Yuntian, attended the inauguration ceremony.

The center will strengthen the Sino-Togolese cooperation through Chinese culture promotion, the minister said, before appealing to Togolese people to enroll in large number to learn Chinese culture.

Huo Yuntian wished that the center serves as cultural gateway for people of China and Togo.

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