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Over 1,800 attend martial arts festival in HCMC
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Over 1,800 attend martial arts festival in HCMC

The Saigon Times Daily

A mass performance at the opening ceremony of the 14th HCMC International Traditional Martial Arts Festival - PHOTO: VNA

HCMC - More than 1,800 Vietnamese and international martial artists are attending the 14th HCMC International Traditional Martial Arts Festival at the Multifunctional Sports Center in District 7.

During the three-day festival, which ends today, 92 teams from HCMC and neighboring provinces such as Binh Dinh, Tay Ninh, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, An Giang  and 13 international teams have competed in multiple categories, including mass, duel and individual fights with bare hands or weapons.

Le Kim Hoa, president of the HCMC Traditional Martial Arts Federation, said the event is a chance for Vietnamese martial artists to learn from and share experience with their peers from other countries.

The festival aims to promote martial arts and physical training in daily life.

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