Today: 18/01/2021 20:28:43 (GMT+7)
THE CENTRAL AGENCY OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF VIETNAM BAC GIANG PROVINCE THE VOICE OF THE PARTY, GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE OF BAC GIANG PROVINCE

Traditional martial arts contribute to Vietnam-Algeria ties

The Embassy of Vietnam in Algeria on July 3 held a gathering to honour a team of Algerian athletes for their outstanding performance at the world tournament of the Vietnamese traditional martial arts Son Long Quyen Thuat held recently in France.

The martial artists from the Son Long Quyen Thuat league of Algeria recently came third at the world event in Marseille, France, with nine gold, 12 silver and 10 bronze medals.

At the event, President of the league Ait Medjber Rabie thanked the Vietnamese embassy for supporting the Algerian sport team to participate in the tournament, as well as promoting the Vietnamese traditional martial art in Algeria.

Traditional martial arts, Vietnam-Algeria ties, Embassy of Vietnam in Algeria, Algerian athletes,  outstanding performance, world tournament, Son Long Quyen Thuat

Vietnamese Ambassador to Algeria Pham Quoc Tru (second from left) poses for a group photo with leaders of the Son Long Quyen Thuat league of Algeria.

On the occasion, he informed the embassy that four more forms of Vietnamese traditional martial arts were added to activities of the Son Long Quyen Thuat league in Algeria, namely Viet Vu Dao, Binh Dinh Gia, Thanh Long Vo Dao and Vo Duong Tran Hung Dao.

For his part, Tru lauded the results of Algerian athletes at the recent tournament, which showed the development of Vietnamese traditional martial arts in the country, contributing to mutual understanding and the strong bonds between Vietnam and Algeria.

He also affirmed that the Vietnamese Embassy will continue its support for the development of Vietnamese traditional martial arts in Algeria.

Son Long Quyen Thuat was founded in 1957 by master Nguyen Duc Moc. It was introduced in Algeria in 1973 and there are 15,000 people learning the martial arts at 200 clubs across 20 localities the country.

The Son Long Quyen Thuat League made its debut in Algiers, Algeria on February 2018.

Vietnamese martial art debuts on US reality show
Vovinam, the traditional martial art of Vietnam, has been featured in the sixth episode of U.S. TV show The Bachelor.
 
World championship of traditional Vietnamese martial arts kicks off
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam beat the drum to kick off the second edition of the world championship of Vietnam’s traditional martial arts at the My Dinh Indoor Athletics Gymnasium in Hanoi on August 23.
 
HCM City opens fifth int’l martial arts festival
The fifth Ho Chi Minh City International Traditional Martial Arts Festival began at the sports centre of District 7 on July 23, attracting more than 1,800 martial artists from Vietnam and abroad.
 
First Vietnamese martial art Grand Prix event in Algeria
The first Vovinam (Vietnamese martial art) Viet Vo Dao Grand Prix was held successfully in Algeria on May 4-5.
 
Vietnamese martial arts league makes debut in Algeria
The Vietnamese traditional martial arts Son Long Quyen Thuat league has recently made its debut in Algiers, Algeria. 
 

Source: NDO

Traditional martial arts, Vietnam-Algeria ties, Embassy of Vietnam in Algeria, Algerian athletes, outstanding performance, world tournament, Son Long Quyen Thuat
 
New comment has just been added. Click here
Sort:NewBest News