THE INTERNATIONAL INTERNAL ARTS FESTIVAL
St. Petersburg. 2007

St-Petersburg regional public organization Wushu Federation

(Member of Taijiquan and Qigong Federation for Europe)



Registration number 5293-
.:+7 (812) 973 26 39
www.iari.ru
e-mail: iari@mail.ru



Guidelines for participation in the International Internal Arts Festival
Internal arts cover many methods of personal improvement through cultural and spiritual traditions.
The festival presents mainly Chinese internal arts schools which were based on pre-16th century Taoism .
These schools practice soft Chinese martial arts: Taiji Quan, Baguazhang, Hsing I Quan and I Quan. The development of internal power and other internal qualities of human nature is the foundational principle in these schools. Qi Gong (methods of internal energy control) is also presented.
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I. The aims and tasks of The Festival.
- popularization and development of traditional internal arts as health-improving methods, contemplation and
internal harmony discovery methods,
- strengthening friendly and creative connections between schools and clubs, practicing IA,
- schools and training systems creative development , as well as experience and information exchange in these fields.

II. When and where: 10 and 11 of November from 10-00 till 20-00,
Saint-Petersburg, Kamennoostrovsky prospect, h.68, Outstanding Sportsmanship School

III. Leadership and Founders of the Festival:
Festivals Founder is StP RPO Wushu Federation. Currently an organizing Committee leads the Festival.

IV. Participants.
Famous Russian Taiji and Qigong schools and clubs from Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities of Russia take part in the Festival.

IV. Festivals schedule.

November 9 , friday arrival of out-of-town guests and participants.

November 10th, (First day, Saturday ):
Seminars by head instructors from 10-00 till 20-00.
Evening program dinner for Festival participants and guests (optional)

November 11th (Second day, Sunday ):
Demonstrations of groups and instructors from 10-00 till 13-00
free time from 13-00 till 14-30
networking (Tuishu, consultations from instructors, answers for the questions) from 14-30 till 19.30.


V. Participation in the Festival

We invite the traditional internal school representatives to participate in the Festival.
Participation fee is 25 Euro, tickets for guests (spectators) 5 Euro.
Could you, please, send us participant application forms to iari@mail.ru by 15.10.07.
All applications after 15.10.07 will be considered individually.
Please, in your application form list all participants, name your Club (school) and style, name your head instructor (Master), and also if you plan to participate in the demonstration program.
Please let us know if you need accommodation in a hotel or if you will provide it by yourself.
Head instructors may propose a seminar topic which they would like to lead.
Please bring your displays and brochures with information about your practice -
a place is reserved for advertisement. Individual permission is needed to sell books, CDs, clothes or training weapons.
The program of seminar topics will be finalized after the application deadline.
Registration of participants and fee payments will be 10 November at 9-00 at the
Festival (or in advance with special permission).

Organizing Committee of the Festival.
Tel: +7 (812) 973 26 39,
e-mail : iari@mail.ru



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