“The 2017 Wushu Masters Challenge” – “Suncity Group CKF International Combat Challenge – Macao”
The “2017 Wushu Masters Challenge”, jointly organized by the Sports Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government and the Wushu General Association of Macau, concluded successfully on August 13. At the closing extravaganza, honorable guests including Ip Peng Kin, Chief of the Office of the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Xu Ting, Director of the Department of Culture and Education of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region, Pun Weng Kun, President of the Sports Bureau, Chan Weng Kit, President of the Wushu General Association of Macau and Celestino Ali, Vice President of Information Technology of Suncity Group, and other distinguished guests attended.
The extravaganza was unveiled with two spectacular shows namely “Sand Painting of Martial Arts Circle” and “Dragon and Lion Vying for Hegemony”. Then various types of Chinese martial arts were performed consecutively by a number of martial arts experts from mainland, including Chen Zhenglei and Wang Shiquan, as well as Macao martial arts experts such as Lei Man Ium, Un Oi Mou, Lam Hong Sang, Leong Sio Nam, and Hoi Io Kong. Foreigners also participated in the exhibition of cudgel and sword techniques and finally the event was culminated in the best performances given by the Macao Martial Arts Youth Academy and members of the collective training team.
The four-day “2017 Wushu Masters Challenge” highlighted the three main categories of Dragon and Lion Dance, Taolu and Sanda, through featuring the “Suncity Group CKF International Combat Challenge – Macao”, “International Taolu Competition”, and “Sanda Challenge Competition”, as well as Dragon and Lion Dance and the closing extravaganza. In combination with the newly added “Wushu Summer Carnival” which was held at the Tap Seac Square and the Amizade Square, the “2017 Wushu Masters Challenge” was a huge success and well received by visitors and residents in Macao.